LoudCloud Systems has updated its competency-based education platform, Fastrak, with an improved user experience, simplified course authoring and "paths" for students and teachers, among other enhancements.
A massive experiment at Virginia Commonwealth University involving 7,000 blogs could lead to a new view on how college students learn.
Massachusetts' Mount Holyoke College is introducing online and face-to-face educator programs intended to train teachers how to be more effective in their own schools.
The University of California, Los Angeles has opened the UC Center for Global Digital Cultures, an academic hub for University of California scholars interested in examining the implications of digital technologies on education, politics, labor, identity and economics around the world.
The new roster uses the sRGB color space — an industry standard for color accuracy and saturation in smartphones, monitors, cameras, printers and the Internet — so that users can see their work consistently whether on a phone or a projection screen.
Rhode Island's Bryant University has broken ground on a new 50,000-square foot "academic innovation center" that will feature a large circular space in the center of the building with modular furniture, sliding whiteboards and places to post things.
Communication and collaboration tool provider Jive Software has partnered with iTalent, a provider of IT consulting services, in an effort to make online learning more consistent with traditional classrooms for teachers and students.
Ball State University is known for offering its students not only the experience of using the latest technologies, but also the chance to develop them. CT spoke with Ball State University's Senior Software Engineer for Developing Technologies, Kyle Parker.
A Chinese company will begin shipping virtual reality glasses this week that weigh 4 ounces, considerably lighter than other VR offerings.
Researchers from University of Michigan, Stanford and University of California, Davis have received a $1.6 million grant to conduct a three-year study of virtual schooling.