Social media can be a distraction for students — but used well, it can also invigorate teaching and learning with a relevant, immediate stream of communication. Here's how to make sure it's an asset, not a liability.
The Midwest has a brand new resource for 3D printing and prototyping: Ohio's Xavier University is the first in the region to open up a MakerBot Innovation Center on campus.
Gale has added several new digital collections featuring rare historical material for academic libraries.
Kurzweil Education is rolling out Kurzweil 1000 Version 14, the latest version of its text-to-speech software.
Penn State World Campus is rolling out Tutor.com's personalized learning services for the institution's 12,000 students and faculty worldwide. Students will gain 24/7 access to more then 3,000 tutors in 40-plus subjects, from math and economics to science and nursing.
Two doctoral students in linguistics at the University of Colorado Boulder have created a gesture-based language learning game for the iPad and iPhone.
An Iowa college is replacing its legacy learning management system (LMS) in an effort to move from managing learning to improving it.
A business school based in France but with a campus in China as well is working with IBM to create a "smart business school" environment. Emlyon, with sites in Lyon, Saint-Etienne and Shanghai, hopes to deliver personalized education to its students through the cloud.
Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications has launched a new online master's degree focused on digital trends and communications industry innovations.
Christie has announced the H Series: two 1DLP projectors that boast 12,000 lumens and weigh in at just 52.5 pounds.