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Kansas U Flips Engineering Learning in New Active Classrooms

The School of Engineering at the University of Kansas has introduced several new active learning classrooms this fall, the largest of which can accommodate up to 160 students.

Robotics Enter Hybrid Instruction

A doctoral program at Michigan State University has begun experimenting with the use of robots to pull on-campus and off-campus students closer together in class.

WCET Selects WOW Winners

Institutions that find technology-based solutions to higher education challenges are rewarded with the annual awards program.

New NEC Projectors Designed To Enhance Collaboration

NEC Display Solutions of America has introduced two new short-throw projectors designed to allow more collaboration among users.



Survey: Most Students Prefer Traditional Texts over E-Books

Nearly three quarters — 72 percent — of college students prefer traditional textbooks to electronic versions, according to a new survey from Direct Textbook.

Online Dual Enrollment Program Allows High School Students to Earn College Credit

A new partnership between the Community College of Beaver County (CCBC) and the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School (PA Cyber) allows high school students to experience college-level courses and earn college credits.

Southern Illinois U Edwardsville Adopts Campus Safety App

A 2,660-acre Illinois school has expanded its security technology on campus with the addition of a safety app that lets users create "virtual safety networks" while in transit or alone on campus.

Olin College-Built SnotBot Soon To Start Collecting

The partnership between Olin College and the Ocean Alliance intended to use drone technology — the "bot" — to collect samples of blow — the "snot" — from whales has succeeded in reaching and exceeding its Kickstarter goal of $225,000.

McGill U, EdX Partner on MOOC for Groups

McGill University is partnering with edX to launch what they institutions are calling a "GROOC," or a massive open online course (MOOC) for groups.

Survey: Parents Favor Adaptive Digital Learning

The vast majority of parents welcome adaptive digital learning as part of their children's classroom learning experience, according to a survey from McGraw-Hill Education.