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Call for Entries: 2015 Campus Technology Innovators Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2015 CT Innovators Awards.

Tablet Growth To Continue To Slow in 2015

Sales of tablets will continue to slow in the new year, though the devices will still see an 8 percent growth over 2014 numbers to reach 233 million shipments, according to a new forecast from market research company Gartner.

Penn State Students Launch Online Marketplace

Students at Penn State have developed a new online marketplace for members of the University's Behrend community to buy, sell and trade textbooks, appliances, furniture and supplies that also allows property owners to post rental properties open to students.

Research: Standard Response in Data Breach May Not Be Best

People whose personal information has been exposed may distrust the response of the organization where the data breach occurred if it looks like the response is too generous. In fact, two researchers from the University of Arkansas suggested, throwing money at a data breach may make the fallout worse.



PAR Framework, Starfish Retention Partner To Identify At-Risk Students

PAR Framework has partnered with Starfish Retention Solutions to integrate its Predictions of Academic Risk services with the Starfish Enterprise Success Platform.

Innovative Learning Spaces Affect Student Attitudes at Ball State

An experiment in redesigning learning spaces at Ball State shows that students are more engaged in a different environment, even if the findings about academic performance are ambivalent.

Carnegie Mellon Wins Grant for Technology-Enhanced Learning in the Humanities

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a five-year, $2 million grant to Carnegie Mellon University to train graduate students and faculty to use technology-enhanced learning for education in the humanities.

Cornell Experiments With the Flipped Classroom

Nearly 3,000 students at the Ithaca, NY, university participated in a new way of taking physics and biology courses this past semester.

New Hampshire Signs Up for Ed Reciprocity Program

New Hampshire has become the 18th state to sign on for a program intended to make it easier for students to take online courses from schools in other states.

Online University Adopts Business Simulator for MBA Students

Northcentral University, a fully online graduate school, has adopted a new business simulation tool for the capstone courses of all its MBA programs and specializations.