Designed for beginners who want to get started quickly with 3D printing, the new Shape Maker app allows users to transform sketches, photos and screen captures into files that can then be sent to a variety of MakerBot printers.
Higher education institutions have a new tool to verify online student identities in a variety of settings, from attendance tracking and online testing to managing financial aid disbursements.
Total IT cloud infrastructure spending will grow 21 percent over the course of 2015 to reach $32 billion in the United States, or about a third of all IT infrastructure spending, according to a new forecast from International Data Corp.
This Friday the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering will share with anybody who wants to come by some of the most intriguing research projects from 10 disciplines and centers on campus.
A recently presented study from the University of California Davis questions the effectiveness of allowing first-time students in community colleges to take online classes.
The University of Montana has implemented a modular data center to help consolidate IT infrastructure from numerous smaller data centers.
A project going on at Stanford University offers the promise of allowing online students and others with an interest to perform live biology experiments over the Internet.
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.