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Partnership To Provide Colleges New Enrollment System, Online Course Offerings

Two online learning companies are joining in partnership to provide colleges and universities with a turnkey package for offering online courses.

College of New Rochelle Receives STEM Education Grant

The United States Department of Education has awarded the College of New Rochelle in New Rochelle, NY a $10 million grant to fund its collaborative learning program for science, technology, engineering and math disciplines.

Canvas Strengthens Mediasite Partnership

Instructure and Sonic Foundry have strengthened an existing partnership by further integrating the latter's Mediasite video creation and management tool with Instructure's Canvas learning management system.

Google Adds Unlimited Storage Space for Students

Google is giving the 30 million students and teachers who already use Google Apps for Education unlimited storage — and it's offering the same deal to anyone whose school wants to sign up for it.



U Maine Applies Wowza To Stream Video to Students

A new media center at the University of Maine has integrated a video streaming server into an internally developed learning management system.

Blue Jeans Updates Videoconferencing for Users with Disabilities

Blue Jeans Network has updated its videoconferencing Web application and Android and iOS apps to make them more accessible for users with disabilities.

Campus Management Delivers Finance, HR, Payroll for Microsoft Dynamics AX

Education technology company Campus Management has released new operational software built on Microsoft's enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, Dynamics AX.

Portland Community College Launches Web Accessibility MOOC for Educators

Portland Community College has teamed with a private partner to launch a massive open online course for educators that will address Web accessibility concerns associated with online learning.

Penn State Researchers Develop Game To Help Autistic Teens Read Body Language

Researchers at Penn State will soon pilot a computer game they designed to help adolescents on the autism spectrum improve their ability to understand body language.

U Florida Wins Big Data Appliance Donation

The University of Florida has received a donation of a $500,000 "big data" machine from IBM.