A Web-based course evaluation service developed specifically for colleges and universities has added a text analytics option that enables users to cull insight from free-form student feedback.
A company that provides private tutoring to students online has introduced a new, free service with the intention of becoming the "Khan Academy" of practice tests.
Three education professors, Simon Hooper from Penn State, and Charles Miller and Susan Rose from the University of Minnesota, are developing a Web-based learning analytics system designed to help improve assessment, feedback, and progress-monitoring of literacy education for students in grades 1-8.
The International Association for K-12 Online Learning has released a new report examining collaborations between educator preparation programs and online schools, Partnering for Success: A 21st Century Model for Teacher Preparation.
Fujitsu unveiled a new set of technologies designed to enable IT organizations to implement a "bring your own cloud" strategy during its recent annual customer conference.
Red Hat has announced Red Hat CloudForms 3.0, the latest version of the company's cloud management platform, which now supports the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform and offers additional management capabilities for Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Students aged 9-22 will participate in a 24-hour event to learn about coding and experiment with demo-able projects as part of CodeDay SF, and event sponsored by StudentRND and Splunk, among others.
States spent $1.4 billion in research and development in the latest fiscal year for which there is information, an 11.3 percent increase over the previous fiscal year. Academic institutions claimed the largest share of external expenditures.
A company that works with colleges and universities to place their courses online and grant credit to students from other institutions has added its first international offerings.
Research undertaken by three institutions has uncovered a link between the number of images posted to photo sharing site Flickr and the intensity of the storm being captured in those Flickr images.