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Nonprofit Aims To Prep 11,000 Community College Students for STEM Careers

Base 11 has initiated its STEM Revolution program at West Los Angeles College, hoping to stir interest among community college students in STEM subjects.

College-Bound High Schoolers Finding Favor with Online Options

College-bound high schoolers are showing more interest in the blended model of instruction and less interest in going for the all face-to-face approach. That finding surfaces in the latest edition of Eduventures' annual "College-Bound Market Update Report."

Report: 4 Scenarios for Future Credentialing Systems

Methods of documenting the knowledge and skills of students and employees could change dramatically over the next 10 years, according to a new report from KnowledgeWorks, a nonprofit organization that works with schools and communities to foster personalized learning.

U Wisconsin To Launch Online Master's of Data Science

The University of Wisconsin will launch an online master's degree in data science. Classes for the 12-course, 36-credit program will begin in September, pending approval from the Higher Learning Commission.



U of A Preps Classroom Spaces for Active Learning

The University of Arizona will demonstrate active learning next fall in five new classroom spaces of various sizes in different parts of the campus.

New Digital Signage Show for Higher Ed

A new conference and trade show is focusing on digital campus communication technology in higher education.

Research: Brief Online Interventions Can Improve Student Achievement

Researchers at Stanford University and the University of Texas, Austin studied the effect of brief, Web-based interventions on high school students at risk of dropping out and found that students' grade point averages increased after only two 45-minute sessions.

Duke Student Team Wins Annual DataFest

A team of students from Duke University won a Best Visualization Award for its presentation on data it analyzed from Edmunds.com for the American Statistics Association’s annual DataFest.

Modo Labs Upgrades Kurogo Mobile Platform

Modo Labs' Kurogo mobile platform is getting an upgrade focused on user experience, mobile engagement and speedy mobile app deployment.

D2L Intros Brightspace Revamp

Ed tech company D2L today announced an upgrade to its Brightspace learning platform, featuring a new faculty user interface and Brightspace LeaP adaptive learning technology.