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The 6 Technologies That Will Change the Face of Education

Makerspaces, wearable technologies and adaptive learning technologies are three of the six technologies that will have a profound impact on higher education within the next five years, according to the NMC Horizon Report: 2015 Higher Education Edition, released today by the New Media Consortium and the Educause Learning Initiative.

Report: Creative Data Analysis a Top Strategy for Improving Retention

Systematic, creative data analysis is one of several key retention strategies among top-performing public universities, according to a new report from Eduventures.

New Displays and Projectors Introduced by BenQ

Along with new projectors and an interactive display board, the company has introduced its first-ever audio product.

iboss FireSphere Adds Network Anomaly Monitoring to APT Functions

A security technology company has upgraded one of its tools to flag malware that may already be working inside the network. iboss, which last fall released FireSphere, its advanced persistent threat software, has enhanced it with new functionality.



Online Game Woos Students to Scientific Process

A new online multiuser game — the first of two developed by two universities and NASA — is designed to help persuade middle and high school students to immerse themselves in science.

Princeton Establishes Online Prosody Archive for Study of Poetry

Princeton University has created the Princeton Prosody Archive, a full-text searchable database of more than 10,000 digitized records on the teaching of poetry between 1750 and 1923.

University of San Diego Launches Platform for Location-Based, Social Learning

Students and professors at the University of San Diego have a new way to share photographs, videos, interactive conversations and comments in real time.

The 6 Major Barriers Standing in the Way of Educational Change

The 6 Major Barriers Standing in the Way of Educational Change

As administrators shift priorities away from the mission of education, the role of faculty-as-teacher is diminishing, and the consequences for the profession look to be getting rapidly more severe.

Collegis Ed Debuts Free Enrollment Trends Tool

Collegis Education has launched a free interactive tool designed to help administrators understand trends in enrollments.

George Washington U Aims To Improve Enrollment with Distance Ed

The D.C. university has added more than 1,000 online students to graduate programs in the last five years.