Instructure today revealed a new tool that allows users to add third-party extensions to its flagship LMS, Canvas, with a single click.
Next week at two education conferences Omnilert will be demonstrating a new one-click broadcast function for its mass notification systems.
XSEDE, the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment, has upgraded its network backbone infrastructure to the Internet2 network, enabling more than 8,000 scientists that regularly use XSEDE to use Internet2's new 100 gigabit Ethernet-enabled and 8.8-terabyte-per-second optical network, platform, services, and technologies.
Along with two middle school teachers and four high school teachers, one college teacher will be recognized later this week as a recipient of the 2013 Vernier/National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) awards during the annual NSTA conference. Each winner receives $1,000 in cash, $3,000 in Vernier products, and up to $1,500 to attend the conference, which is being held this year in San Antonio.
Schools and institutions using Echo360 lecture capture technology will soon have a new way to manage and publish recorded content.
Most educators believe technology makes them more imaginative, creative, and productive at work, according to a recent study, Humans and Machines: The Role of People in Technology-Driven Organizations, from the Economist Intelligence Unit.
The "Mobile in the Classroom" initiative launched last year by mobile Web platform and services provider SiteMinis will grow as it enters its third semester, with the company opening potential partnerships for classroom utilization of its CliqLaunch mobile Web site platform to universities worldwide.
San Jose State University announced Wednesday its intentions to take a leadership role in the use of MOOCs in blended courses. The institution plans to open a center of excellence based specifically on the experiences it has garnered through a fall 2012 course on circuits and electronics involving MOOC provider edX.
Teambox has released a new collaboration and communication platform called Teambox On-Premise, which is designed to be installed behind an organization's firewall.
BenQ has started shipping five new projectors designed for large classrooms and lecture halls. The new M7 series includes XGA and WXGA models offering brightness ratings of 3,500 lumens or greater.