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Kaplan U Launches Career Assessment for Online Freshmen

Kaplan University launched MyPath, a program that uses career planning and student success diagnostics to help students craft a course of study that maximizes their career potential. The assessment tools will be used for all freshmen doing studies in the online program, the school said in a statement, to address study skills and career focus before they begin their academic program.

IE Share Continues Decline, but How Far Will It Go?

It's no secret that enterprise use of Microsoft's Internet Explorer is on the decline. The question is, How far is it falling?

Adobe Makes ColdFusion 8 Free for Students, Educators

Adobe has made its ColdFusion 8 Web development platform free for educators and students. The offer is available for all public and private accredited K-12 schools and colleges and universities.

Gathering Your Digital Pencils for Back-to-School

Trent Batson considers a list of back-to-school resources for Web 2.0.

Adobe To Unveil Creative Suite 4 This Month

Adobe Tuesday cracked the lid of its most closely guarded secret: Creative Suite 4 will be unveiled later this month.



Google Plunges Into Browser Market

Just days after Microsoft released the second beta of Internet Explorer 8, Google unexpectedly made what could be its largest assault on Redmond to date--the release of its own Web browser.

Georgetown U To Broadcast Video via FORA.tv

Georgetown University has partnered with FORA.tv to launch a video channel that will share university content. Georgetown will use FORA.tv's content delivery platform to reach a global audience with its issue-oriented video. The channel will feature programming with individual university faculty who are experts in their field as well as world leaders speaking on Georgetown's campus.

Arizona State To Webcast Sustainability Summit with Help from Modavox

Arizona State University has signed an agreement with Modavox to Webcast the Sustainability Summit the school is hosting in Washington, DC September 17, 2008. Modavox will facilitate the delivery of streaming audio and video.

Tiffin U's New Online College to Use Pearson's eCollege for Course Management

Beginning this fall, students in Tiffin University's newest online program, Ivy Bridge College, will use eCollege, a course management system from Pearson, for all of their online courses. The 2,350-student Tiffin U is located in Tiffin, OH and offers both on-campus and online classes. Since 2005, those online courses have been managed through Jenzabar Internet Campus Solution.

Columbia U Going Live on iTunes U

Columbia University has been beta testing its content through iTunes U, the Apple desktop media player for education-related podcasting. The New York-based university expects to go live with its release at the start of the fall semester.