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U Leeds Adds Lecture Capture to 250 Teaching Spaces

The University of Leeds has rolled out a new lecture capture platform to allow students to review lectures and access recordings of other classroom activities.

Stanford Offers Online Program in Design Thinking

The Stanford Center for Professional Development will now offer its program on design thinking and team-building via a series of interactive online videos.

Universities Partner on iPad-Based Degree Program

Watson University will use Lynn University's iPad-based Dialogues of Learning curriculum for its new degree program in social entrepreneurship.

Simpson College Adds Online PD for Teachers

Simpson College has partnered with a provider of online professional development for educators to offer 17 continuing education courses for preK-12 teachers across Iowa.



Social Mobility Index Rates Colleges by a New Measure

What do universities in Montana, New Jersey and Florida have in common? They hold rankings one, two and three, respectively, in a new "social mobility" index that measures the impact an institution has on helping lower-income students enter careers that promise livable earnings.

Carnegie Mellon To Host Security Contest for Middle and High School Students

The second annual picoCTF competition dares students in grades 6-12 to "reverse engineer, break, hack, decrypt or do whatever it takes" to solve computer challenges.

Canon Debuts WUXGA LCoS Installation Projector

Canon has added a new high-resolution, high-light-output installation projector to its REALiS line of LCoS-based projectors.

Cornell Scientists Teach Upstate NY Science Teachers

As part of a National Science Foundation grant project, high school teachers are in the lab at Cornell University learning content to pass on to their own students.

U Nebraska Team Develops Wearable Tech Curriculum

A National Science Foundation grant will help students in Nebraska apply engineering skills to wearable technology.

U Colorado To Help Fortify Defense Department Networks

Northrop Grumman, which does defense work for the United States government, has given $70,000 to the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs to support research into securing Defense Department networks.