Southern New Hampshire University President Paul LeBlanc said he sees technology as central to the next evolutionary step in higher education, and he challenged colleges and universities to embrace and expand efforts around distance learning.
Pennsylvania State University has adapted its master's in electrical engineering program to offer an online version through Penn State World Campus.
A California university is experimenting with student engagement in a science class using a special writing surface, a studio audience and a streaming media site. Now, the institution is considering adding a second set-up just like it and others in the California State University system may follow.
Linfield College Online and Continuing Education in Oregon has introduced two new online certificate programs: Wine Marketing and Wine Management.
Instructure Canvas has a new lecture capture and video solution in its Open LTI App Collection.
Hughes Network Systems, a provider of broadband satellite solutions and services, has launched a new suite of products for educational institutions, including high-speed satellite Internet access, digital signage, distance learning and managed wireless networking.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide will be delivering a massive open online course on aircraft accident investigation at the end of the summer. Students will have the chance to try out their data collection skills in a virtual crash laboratory hosted by the Daytona Beach, FL-based institution.
The university system in Wisconsin is officially taking applications for its new online master's degree program in data science.
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has implemented a lecture capture system in every classroom, so students can access recordings of lectures on demand.
A faculty development team at Pennsylvania State University has introduced a short training course specifically to help instructors learn how to support military students in their online courses.