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Clark College Beefs up Fiber Network

Washington's Clark College has upgraded its network from 1-Gigabit to 10-Gigabit fiber.

New Makerspace to Support Innovation at Florida International U

A new 3,000-square-foot MakerBot Innovation Lab at Florida International University's College of Architecture + The Arts will soon support innovation and entrepreneurship both for students and the local community.

Report: Higher Ed Making Slow, Steady Technological Progress

Educational institutions in higher ed and K-12 are making slow but steady progress toward instructional and operational goals, such as improved use of student data, through use of technology, according to a new report from the Software and Information Industry Association.

New Portable Projector Weighs a Half Pound

The Touchjet Pond Projector, which will fit in the palm of your hand, can project an 80-inch image on any surface.



Bretford Expands EDU 2.0 Line of Flexible, Powered Classroom Furniture

Bretford, a provider of technology-enabled furniture for classrooms, has expanded its line of EDU 2.0 smart furniture with the addition of eight new tables in five shapes.

Australian University Expands Mediasite Lecture Capture Campuswide

As part of a major AV expansion project, Southern Cross University in Australia has expanded its Sonic Foundry Mediasite lecture capture deployment to all classrooms across its three campuses.

Report: Despite Equity Initiatives, STEM Gaps Persist

Despite a multitude of public and private initiatives, gender and racial gaps in STEM fields persist, according to a new STEM Index from U.S. News and World Report and Raytheon.

U North Carolina and SAS Launch a Dashboard to Monitor Teachers' Success

The University of North Carolina and business analytics firm SAS hope to boost enrollment in UNC’s Colleges of Education through improved performance tracking of teachers who graduate from the UNC system.

Autodesk To Offer Design Academy Free Through iTunes U

Autodesk will make the Autodesk Design Academy, a collection of curriculum resources, available through iTunes U.

Apple Updates iTunes U With Discussions, Homework Hand-in and a Grade Book

The new features, designed to facilitate communication between teachers and students, are all available now.