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A Digital Badge Initiative in First-Year Writing Courses

This coming fall, Coastal Carolina University in Conway, SC will be rolling out a unique curricular initiative throughout its English Department that administers digital badges to students who demonstrate mastery in the critical skills outlined in first-year writing courses.

edX Taps CourseTalk for Online Course Reviews

edX has teamed up with CourseTalk to provide a platform for course reviews that includes star ratings and in-depth comments.

Crestron Launches New Room Scheduling Touchscreen

Crestron is now shipping the TSS-752, a room scheduling touchscreen with a 7-inch widescreen color display designed to provide at-a-glance meeting and scheduling information.

Research: PC Shipment Sag Slows

Worldwide PC shipments declined 1.7 percent in the first quarter of 2014 as compared to the same period in the previous year, according to market research company Gartner. The decline is the smallest the segment has seen in the last seven quarters.

The Great Adaptive Learning Experiment

Higher ed institutions around the globe are exploring the potential of adaptive technology to revolutionize the way students learn.

The Intersection of Learning Analytics and Openness

As institutions put more stock in learning analytics, campus technology leaders explore how a culture of openness could make the difference between success or failure for the rising technology.

Smart Technologies Unveils Interactive Flat Panel

Smart Technologies has introduced the Smart Board 6065, the first model in a new line of interactive flat panels for education.

U Arkansas Works To Expand Online Reach

Not even a month after Wichita State University said it was teaming up with Blackboard to create a new approach for delivering student services, the University of Arkansas announced that it would be working with the education technology company to analyze the marketability of its online degree programs.

Community College Uses Gaming To Bring Real-World Relevance to Courses

Lambton College is developing a pilot program to test out gaming in six of its courses — including first-year math, electrical circuits, and hair removal — to see if the use of game-playing improves attendance rates and student engagement.

U Florida To Build Teacher Network To Support Middle School Math

A "design and build" shop for education at the University of Florida just received a $250,000 grant to build a teacher network to go along with a new tool introduced in 2013 to help students with algebra.