The University of Texas System has joined edX, an online learning initiative launched in May by Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Christie has debuted six new high-light-output education projectors built around single-chip (0.65- or 0.67-inch DMD) DLP technology. The projectors include four new models in Christie's E Series and two models in the new G Series, all offering light output greater than 5,000 lumens.
Bryan University has announced plans to implement a new cloud-based learning management system (LMS) with the intent of enhancing the student experience.
Stanford University has several formal programs and informal networking efforts aimed at connecting innovative students with real-world opportunities, in numerous fields from engineering, to medicine, to economics. Faculty and administrators have a selection of avenues to give an assist to a bright student seeking a chance to become an entrepreneur. Here, CT learns about the support many students have received for their entrepreneurial IT projects.
Florida inmates are participating in a novel blended learning program to earn their secondary degrees and professional certificates. The program, operated under the Florida Department of Corrections, was undertaken in an effort to lower recidivism rates and reduce costs.
Students in the Department of Radio, Television, and Film at the University of North Texas are getting real-world media experience, producing a new original sitcom "Peppuccinos."
McGraw-Hill Education's Tegrity division has launched a stand-alone version of a service for secure online exam administration.
A company known for helping clients in the media and retail sectors digitize their publications has launched a version of its publishing platform for converting PDF-based books into interactive texts that can be accessed on multiple platforms for the education segment.
Online higher education institution Nixon University is adopting an open source course management system to help its instructors customize course delivery and assessment to the needs of individual students.
Extron Electronics has released a new AV communication suite for school campuses that combines multiple tools into a single software package.