A Stanford professor has unveiled a prototype of a scalable virtual lab for use in massive open online courses, at schools with limited lab equipment or even by members of the public.
The developers of Alice have introduced a new version of their free drag-and-drop development tool as well as an online tutorial to help young students learn how to perform object-oriented programming.
A team at the University of Colorado Boulder has launched a tutorial to help students, teachers and others create a 3D video game in an effort to generate interest in computer programming.
In this interview with Campus Technology, Amazon Web Services General Manager Steve Halliwell reveals two new AWS services that will have an impact on education, explains why long-term data storage is becoming a challenge for researchers and shares his thoughts about the importance of "democratizing" infrastructure for students to transform education.
The UTeach Institute, a teacher preparation organization launched by the University of Texas at Austin, has launched a program designed to help aspiring teachers use mobile devices to encourage student learning and interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
The San Diego Supercomputer Center has built a Linux cluster around Raspberry Pi devices as part of an effort to help kids and adults learn about parallel computing.
Federal funding for university research and development has fallen off for the first time since 1974. Two agencies accounted for the decline.
Cornell University has launched a new course, Open-Source Software Engineering, designed in collaboration with Facebook to provide students hands-on experience with software development and collaboration with geographically dispersed teams.
Businesses and nonprofit organizations increased their contributions to higher education R&D in fiscal 2012 while state and federal contributions dipped.
Fifty percent of women working in STEM careers leave their field for other occupations in the first 12 years of their career, compared to only 20 percent of professional women in non-STEM fields, according to a new study from researchers at Cornell University and the University of Texas at Austin.