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New Interactive Whiteboard Allows Collaboration With 160 Users

Ricoh’s new Interactive Whiteboard D5510 offers a number of improvements over its previous model.

Survey: Latest Word on Optimal Length for Videos in the Classroom

While video usage is growing in the classroom, it's far from pervasive, according to a new survey from Kaltura.

FlipCon Conference to Offer Wide-Ranging Sessions on the Flipped Classroom

Hosted by the Flipped Learning Network, the conference will take place online and in person at Michigan State University, and will includes sessions for those who are new to flipped learning, as well as those who are more experienced, doing research on the practice and seeking tools and skills.

Brown U Uses Minecraft To Train Robots

Researchers at Brown University are developing a new planning algorithm for use in robots and they are using the videogame Minecraft to test and refine it.



U California Davis Wins Grant To Help Struggling Readers

The education school at the University of California Davis has won a $3.5 million grant to deliver instruction to students who are struggling with early reading in 100 first-grade classrooms.

Campus Technology Announces 2015 Innovators Award Honorees

Campus Technology has officially announced the recipients of its 2015 Innovators Awards. After a nomination process that brought in submissions from all over the world, 12 honorees were selected in five categories.

Student Teams To Design Deep Space Exploration Technology for NASA

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has picked eight teams from colleges and universities in the United States to help it with new technology projects for deep space exploration, including the agency's planned journey to Mars.

U Michigan Wins Grant To Train Education Researchers

The University of Michigan has won a $4 million grant to launch a predoctoral research program in education sciences.

LiteManager Adds Support for Linux, Mac OS

LiteManager has updated its remote support and classroom management tool, also dubbed LiteManager, to include screen sharing and support for Mac OS and Linux.

TrueConf Server Enables Up to 25 Participants in Video Conferences

videoconferencing application from a Russian company now allows up to 25 people to appear on screen during group sessions.