After famously releasing its source code under a broad open source license, MIT and Harvard’s edX MOOC platform is backtracking a bit--reclassifying part of its code to an open but less restrictive license.
The HPC Advisory Council and the ISC High Performance Conference, formerly known as the International Supercomputing Conference, have launched the ISC 2015 Student Cluster Competition.
Google is opening up its Google Maps Gallery service with an expanded array of historical and contemporary maps, as well as tools for students and educators that will allow them to create and edit their own maps.
LearnLaunch Accelerator, a Boston-based ed tech startup program, is accepting applications for its 2015 cohort.
A partnership between EBSCO Discovery Service and Innovative is expected to enhance the access students and faculty at Utah State have to research resources.
Educators in institutions that work with Academic Partnerships programs have about two weeks to apply for grants related to online learning research. The company expects to issue about $50,000 in grants up to $3,000 for individual proposals and up to $5,000 for collaborative research.
Kaplan Test Prep, a major provider of test preparation products for the SAT exam and others, recently asked college admissions officers and high school students what they thought of the upcoming changes to the test. The company found that admissions officers were generally more supportive of the modifications than the students, and the difference of opinion surfaced in several areas.
The Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University has launched a new program this fall, called the Goodman Impress program, that lets students earn points for taking part in career-building extracurricular activities.
The association committed to excellence in online learning will present awards at its international conference in Orlando.