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NYU School of Engineering Launches 3 Online Certificate Programs for Big Data Skills

In response to the growing demand for big data expertise, New York University's Polytechnic School of Engineering is launching online certificate courses in data science, power engineering, and data center and cloud technologies.

Internet of Things Data To Top 1.6 Zettabytes by 2020

The volume of data captured by the Internet of Things (IoT) will exceed 1.6 zettabytes by 2020, according to a recent forecast from ABI Research.

PC Shipments Continue Decline Despite Growth in Mobile PC Segment

Global PC shipments continued their decline in the first quarter of 2015, totaling 71 million units, according to a new report from Gartner. That total represents a 5.2 percent drop compared to the first quarter of 2014.

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Replacement Versus Transformation: Tips for Taking a Printed Work Digital

Jonathan Blake Huer, director of emerging technologies and media development at Ball State University, shares his checklist that faculty can use to help them transition their work from print to digital.



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The Credit Transfer Approach that Boosted Enrollment by 13%

Ohio-based Franklin U found a way to mash marketing and IT to help shape the student experience in choosing a new school. The results are amazing.

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Engaging Students with Active Learning

According to Perry Samson, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor at University of Michigan, if your goal is to improve student outcomes, employ active learning techniques.

Big Data in Life Science Research Demands Advanced Networking, Computing Capabilities

At the Internet2 Global Summit taking place in Washington, DC April 26-30, researchers in the life sciences will meet with engineers and technology leaders in the research and education community to discuss the advancement of IT infrastructure and applications for big data.

Canon Unveils Projector that Requires a Single Ethernet Cable for HD Video, Audio, Serial Control

The new REALiS WUX500, equipped with WiFi, can also project from multiple computers wirelessly, as well as allow the projection of JPEG images without a computer.

Lynn U Implements Mobile, Searchable Access to Online Services

In an effort to improve the way students, faculty and staff connect to online resources, Florida's Lynn University is rolling out rSmart's OneCampus service discovery platform.

New Swivl Update Lets Remote Students Control Robotic Telepresence

A new element to a live conferencing program will allow students in remote locations to participate in classroom activities, thanks to their ability to independently operate new remote control robotic functions.