Scientists from seven institutions will be consuming 83 million processor hours from a supercomputer at Argonne National Laboratory to better understand why astronomical bodies, including the Earth, generate self-sustaining, large-scale magnetic fields.
Open courseware provider Lumen Learning is publishing a set of guidelines and best practices for developing courses using open educational resources (OER).
Rasmussen College will expand its offerings of self-paced and competency-based programs with the addition of four new associate's degrees.
A professor at MIT has used the videos for the massive open online course version of his Visualizing Japan course to flip the classroom-based version of the same course.
A new transatlantic network will allow research and education users to transfer data between North America and Europe at speeds previously only possible within the continents.
Clemson University's new Watt Family Innovation Center will be outfitted with audiovisual systems designed to enhance learning through immersive scenarios and encourage creative inquiry by allowing students to collaborate with others in different majors to solve problems for companies.
Last week North Carolina State University Libraries became the first organization to sign a license with Gale that allows its researchers to mine the data in the historical archive collections held by the publishing firm.
Smart Technologies has begun shipping its newest device for classrooms, the Smart kapp, designed to update the dry erase board for the digital age.
The number of objects connected to the Internet and in use will grow 30 percent from this year to next, for a total of 4.9 billion, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner, and will hit 25 billion by 2020.
MakerBot, a provider of 3D printers, has acquired Layer by Layer, a software company that will now focus on creating user-friendly platforms for the MakerBot ecosystem.