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OSU Course Helps Teachers with Online Lab Science Classes

Oregon State University is collaborating with a private partenr on a graduate-level course designed to help the students teach their own online laboratory science classes.

New Video Collaboration Wall Unveiled at Boston University

Two graduates invented a new technology used in the video collaboration wall at the university’s College of Engineering.

Excelsior College Adds Partner for New CBE Program

Excelsior College will partner in a plan to help higher-education institutions provide competency-based education programs to their students.

Report: Teacher Prep Courses Easier Than Other Majors

Teacher candidates are significantly more likely to graduate with honors than other students owing to less rigorous coursework, according to a new report from the National Council on Teacher Quality.



WebAssign Adds 23 New Math Texts

WebAssign, a provider of online instructional tools, has added 23 new online math textbooks from publishers including Cengage Learning, John Wiley & Sons, OpenStax College, W.H. Freeman and Worldwide Center of Math.

Student Competitors Face Off at NYU-Poly Cyber Security Week

New York University Polytechnic's School of Engineering will be hosting eight separate security events this week in the 11th annual Cyber Security Awareness Week Conference.

Georgia Tech Adds Private Partner for Internet of Things Research

The Georgia Institute of Technology has teamed with a private partner to develop new technologies, such as telematics, wearables or LTE network improvements, for the Internet of Things.

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.