An online certificate program in food security, several programs of study that help educators learn how to deliver instruction online, and multi-degree program that includes online career fairs and webinars with experts were among the recipients of this year's innovation awards from Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C).
A new on-demand professional development resource aims to help faculty get up to speed on emerging technologies.
Penn State has launched the Reinvention Fund, an internal grant program aimed at inspiring and enhancing sustainability innovation and education across more than 20 of its Pennsylvania campuses by its own students, staff, and faculty.
AV manufacturer Barco has launched 12 new high-light-output DLP projectors, including nine single-chip models, one three-chip model, and three collaborative projectors. The company also debuted a free-standing video wall that supports four 55-inch LCD panels.
Someone has put a price tag on the Internet of Things: $8.9 trillion a year by 2020. That's the amount consumers, businesses, universities, school systems, governments, and other organizations will spend on the forecast 212 billion "things" that will make up the Internet of Things within eight years.
The San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego will deploy Comet, a machine capable of two quadrillion operations per second, or nearly two petaflops.
Semester Online, an online learning program that offers for-credit courses through a consortium of universities and colleges, has opened enrollment for its spring semester with a wider offering of courses.
A University of California, San Diego team is launching a massive open online course, "Bioinformatics Algorithms — Part 1," with a substantial research component.
Carnegie Mellon University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, New York University, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will join forces with IBM to study the development and deployment of cognitive computing systems like the company's Watson.
The French Ministry of Higher Education and Research will launch a national portal for massive open online courses and blended learning using the open source platform from edX.