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Student Game Developers Leveling Up With Eye Tracking Tech

Game development students at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology will get hands-on experience with eye tracking tech thanks to the institution's partnership with Tobii Technology.

U Western Ontario Implements Hybrid Storage for Online Lectures

The University of Western Ontario has implemented a hybrid storage appliance to ensure continuous availability of its online video lectures.

Stanford Business Programs Start Using Canvas LMS

Stanford Graduate School of Business is implementing the LMS Canvas for its management education programs, including its MBA.

Skidmore College Taps Solar Power for 11 Percent of Energy Needs

Skidmore College, in Saratoga Springs, NY, has completed a 2,085-kilowatt solar installation designed to provide 11 percent of the institution's energy needs.



3D Tissue Creation at Heart of Biofabrication Degree

A new multi-institutional graduate program will help students learn how to create human tissue with 3D "bioprinting."

Penn State To Create PD Badge System for Educators

Penn State University has landed a $500,000 subcontract to build a digital badge system for teachers receiving professional development in the use of science, technology, engineering and math content from NASA.

U Bedfordshire Implements End-User IT Analytics

The University of Bedfordshire in the UK has implemented an end-user IT analytics platform to help improve the efficiency of its IT service desk.

UNC Greensboro Gets $7.7 Million for STEM Teacher Support

The U.S. Department of Education will give the university $1.6 million a year for the next five years to support the program.

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Stanford U Display Wall Takes Visualization to a Higher Level

The newly furnished room includes high-resolution Christie MicroTiles that start two feet off the ground and form a seamless, curvilinear video wall that's 256-square-feet in size, spanning nearly the entire width of the room.

Wow! 5 Higher Ed Technologies Win Awards

Five education innovations, from adaptive learning technology to OER associate degrees to the use of gaming in supporting student writing, will be recognized during this year's annual meeting of WCET, the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies.