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iOS App Allows Instructors to Control Classroom Presentations From Mobile Devices

With Reflector Director, educators can step away from their computers and control what's shown from an Apple iPad or iPhone.

Updated D2L Analytics Suite Captures Data From Apps, Content Publishers, LMSes and More

Released today, the newest version of D2L's Brightspace Insights analytics suite captures streamed student data from across a broad array of sources.

Army Leadership Instructors to Earn Penn State Online Degrees in Education

The United States Army wants to transform the teaching capabilities of faculty who instruct noncommissioned officers at its U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy. So it's sending 20 sergeants major back to school in an online program to obtain master's degrees in education from Penn State.

MIT, Woodrow Wilson Foundation Partner To Remake Educator Prep

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Office of Digital Learning has partnered with the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation on an initiative designed to support teachers in the use of digital learning tools and environments.



Echo360, Instructure Partner on Analytics, Course Creation

Teaching platform provider Echo360 is adding more functions to offer students and teachers via Instructure's Canvas learning management system.

New Online Learning Platform Designed for Creative Arts Education

Open to learners anywhere in the world, Kadenze was created in partnership with creative arts departments at Princeton, Stanford, California Institute of the Arts, UCLA, Otis College of Art and Design, California College of the Arts, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Goldsmiths University of London, Cornish College of the Arts and more.

Bretford Debuts Charging Lockers

Bretford has launched a line of powered lockers for securely storing individual laptops, tablets and phones.

Internet2 Implements Open Source SDN Networking OS

A software defined networking operating system has been deployed to a "virtual slice" of Internet2's national education network and turned on.

Research: Faster Devices Call for Revamped Safety Standards

A multidisciplinary team from New York University has provided research that suggests regulators should reconsider how they evaluate the health risks of high-frequency radio waves.