Carnegie Mellon University has received a $1 million grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York to support the university's Simon Initiative, which aims to improve student learning outcomes through the implementation of learning science research and technology.
Twelve research universities have received multi-year research grants from the National Science Foundation, among them Brandeis, Harvard, U Chicago and U Nebraska-Lincoln, for the purpose of continuing and starting up multidisciplinary materials science and engineering centers.
IMS Global Learning Consortium has launched the IMS Digital Credentialing Initiative, an effort designed to promote the adoption, integration and transferability of digital credentials, such as badges.
Barracuda Networks has released the latest version of NG Firewall with new and updated features designed to simplify setup, administration and management for K-12 and higher education networks.
An astronomy project at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has made inroads on two questions: how to track neutral hydrogen in the "distant" universe and how to scale up the capacity to maintain and manage the data generated through such work.
The California Community College Online Education Initiative (OEI), the state-sponsored project that aims to dramatically increase the number of students who earn associate degrees and transfer to four-year colleges, has come a long way since it was announced in the fall of 2013, according to the OEI's executive director, Patricia James.
There are ways to allow your institution to experiment with online courses, even if they're not intended to be "massive." An online program manager shares advice.
Today's colleges and universities face an ever-increasing demand for bandwidth in residential networks. And as schools upgrade tech infrastructure, increase ResNet funding, bolster bandwidth and/or consider outsourcing, they are increasingly "on the lookout for ways to improve the value and performance of their ResNet to meet student demand," according to the 2015 State of ResNet Report.
A professor at Stanford's Graduate School of Education has launched a new free math curriculum designed to help engage students more deeply in math.
2U wants to nail the coffin shut on certain beliefs that persist in the realm of online degrees in its latest impact report.