Stanford PERTS is seeking research proposals for a new initiative, called the Mindset Challenge, which aims to find ways to boost student motivation and outcomes in online learning environments. Deadline for proposals is April 1.
Online course provider Udemy has reached the 2 million-student milestone, only five months after it reached the 1 million-student mark.
Virtual assistants, flipped classrooms and "the quantified self" are three of the six technological developments that will have a significant impact on higher education within the next five years, according to the NMC Horizon Report: 2014 Higher Education Edition, released by the New Media Consortium and Educause Monday.
Students at William Paterson University of New Jersey have a new way to watch their favorite television shows, online, without draining campus bandwidth.
Rollins College successfully combated a recent spear phishing attack, thanks to its new network access control system.
EFI has expanded its PrintMe cloud printing solution to include new apps and drivers, more locations to print and additional language support.
An "Internet-scale citizen science game" is helping scientists at Carnegie Mellon University, Stanford University and Seoul National University better understand the design rules for creating RNA structures.
A community college in Arkansas has given a group of its students the chance to gain experience with an on-campus project to put up new emergency call boxes. The work took place at the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope and saved the institution "thousands of dollars."
The Texas A&M University System is engaging with IBM in a wide-ranging agreement that expands the use of IBM technologies by the institution and could station IBM people on campus to work with university researchers.
This summer, Blackboard plans to introduce a virtual bookstore accessible directly within the learning management system.