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Maryville U Student iPad Program Boots Up Professional Development

A 5,000-student St. Louis university is ramping up a new tablet program.

Hofstra To Offer Graduate Online Degrees in Health Law

Two new master's degree programs at Hofstra University Law School are intended to meet the need for more information about health law and policy.

VideoBlocks Launches Digital Media Action Grant Program

VideoBlocks will award two $10,000 grants as part of its new Digital Media Action Grant program, designed to fund research into how digital content can help students build 21st century skills.

First Open Textbook Conference Scheduled in Minneapolis

The Open Textbook Network will hold a first Summer Institute at the University of Minnesota to encourage faculty to use open textbooks in their courses.



One-Size-Fits-All, 108-Question Financial Aid Form Has To Go

Concerned that a bill from two United States senators proposing the use of as few as two questions to determine financial eligibility for college will gain traction, a national organization of financial aid professionals has presented an alternative for simplifying the process of applying for financial aid.

New Energy Institute Charged with Advancing Energy System Intelligence

The Thomas and Stacey Siebel Foundation is launching a new cross-school institute to advance the development of machine learning algorithms for energy systems.

Stanford Educational Technology Students Create Apps for Learning

Students in the Learning, Design and Technology (LDT) program at Stanford University's Graduate School of Education will present their master's projects at the LDT Expo taking place on July 31 at the university.

Cornell Receives Grant for K-12 'Classroom in a Test Tube' Program

The Advancing Secondary Science Education with Tetrahymena program at Cornell University has received a five-year, $1.25 million Science Education Partnership Award grant from the National Institutes of Health.

Iowa CC Mobilizes Site with New Content System

A community college in Iowa adopted a new platform for its Web site to enable students to access the site on their mobile devices.

University-Led Unizin Acquires Digital Text Platform Company Courseload

Recently, Unizin acquired Courseload to add employees and technology to its university-funded efforts to build the tools for managing all aspects of digital teaching and learning.