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Pearson Updates Tutoring Service with Dashboard iPad App

Pearson has updated its Smarthinking on-demand tutoring service in an effort to improve online learning outcomes for individuals and institutions.

Columbia Launches Hybrid Learning Initiative

Columbia University has asked faculty members for proposals to incorporate hybrid learning into their classrooms.

U Arizona Engineers Intend To Tighten Wi-Fi

A University of Arizona research project hopes to figure out how to stop the eavesdropping that can take place in wireless transmissions.

Harvard Researchers Under Fire for Snapping Student Pix without Letting Them Know

When does a university need to inform its students that they may be photographed for the purposes of research without letting them know first? Harvard University is working through that question now in the wake of admissions that cameras were secretly set up in some classrooms by the Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching as part of a research study.



Carnegie Mellon Gives Privacy Grade to Android Apps

Google Maps gets an A. The free version of Angry Birds gets a C. And My ABCs by BabyBus gets a D. The letters assigned to each of these Android apps are grades, and while A is great, D means failure — in privacy, that is.

Ontario Online Will Expand Access to Courses for Province's Students

Plans are moving ahead for Ontario Online to become available to almost all of the province's college students in fall 2015.

Keiser U Implements Expands Desktop Virtualization in Computer Labs

Keiser University, a private institution in Florida, has expanded its implementation of virtual desktops in its computer labs.

Stanford Takes New Executive Innovation Training Program Online

Stanford University, which has long been in the business of training industry leaders, is offering a new online model for its executive learning programs.

Northwest Nazarene Goes to Cloud To Manage Enrollment Growth

Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, ID, will phase in a new cloud-based constituent relationship management system (CRM) to help with its fast-moving enrollment growth.

BenQ Rolls Out Dual-Side, Bar-Type and Transparent Digital Signage Displays

BenQ America is shipping 10 new digital signage models that provide flexibility for narrow spaces, interactivity and front-and-back imaging capabilities.