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Drexel Business School To Incorporate Videoconference Content into Academic Programs

Drexel University's LeBow College of Business has begun using a new cloud-based service to record videoconferences and turn them into searchable, on-demand video content that will then be available to its 3,500 online and in-class students.

BenQ Unveils 4 New Signage Displays

BenQ has introduced four new digital signage display models for education that can make viewing more comfortable and offer more mobile sharing capabilities.

U Colorado Boulder Hosts Game Design Institute for STEM Teachers

A group of about 100 K-12 teachers has completed a week-long summer institute, dubbed Scalable Game Design, at the University of Colorado Boulder focused on using game design to teach computer science.

MakerBot Publishes 3D Design and Printing Handbook for Education

'MakerBot in the Classroom: An Introduction to 3D Printing and Design' includes an introduction to 3D printing and a range of hands-on 3D design lesson plans.



iOS App Allows Instructors to Control Classroom Presentations From Mobile Devices

With Reflector Director, educators can step away from their computers and control what's shown from an Apple iPad or iPhone.

Updated D2L Analytics Suite Captures Data From Apps, Content Publishers, LMSes and More

Released today, the newest version of D2L's Brightspace Insights analytics suite captures streamed student data from across a broad array of sources.

Army Leadership Instructors to Earn Penn State Online Degrees in Education

The United States Army wants to transform the teaching capabilities of faculty who instruct noncommissioned officers at its U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy. So it's sending 20 sergeants major back to school in an online program to obtain master's degrees in education from Penn State.

MIT, Woodrow Wilson Foundation Partner To Remake Educator Prep

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Office of Digital Learning has partnered with the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation on an initiative designed to support teachers in the use of digital learning tools and environments.

Echo360, Instructure Partner on Analytics, Course Creation

Teaching platform provider Echo360 is adding more functions to offer students and teachers via Instructure's Canvas learning management system.

New Online Learning Platform Designed for Creative Arts Education

Open to learners anywhere in the world, Kadenze was created in partnership with creative arts departments at Princeton, Stanford, California Institute of the Arts, UCLA, Otis College of Art and Design, California College of the Arts, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Goldsmiths University of London, Cornish College of the Arts and more.