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Report: Big Jumps in ResNet Funding, Bandwidth and Outsourcing

Today's colleges and universities face an ever-increasing demand for bandwidth in residential networks. And as schools upgrade tech infrastructure, increase ResNet funding, bolster bandwidth and/or consider outsourcing, they are increasingly "on the lookout for ways to improve the value and performance of their ResNet to meet student demand," according to the 2015 State of ResNet Report.

Online Degree Company Dukes It Out with Naysayers

2U wants to nail the coffin shut on certain beliefs that persist in the realm of online degrees in its latest impact report.

Internet of Things Data To Top 1.6 Zettabytes by 2020

The volume of data captured by the Internet of Things (IoT) will exceed 1.6 zettabytes by 2020, according to a recent forecast from ABI Research.

PC Shipments Continue Decline Despite Growth in Mobile PC Segment

Global PC shipments continued their decline in the first quarter of 2015, totaling 71 million units, according to a new report from Gartner. That total represents a 5.2 percent drop compared to the first quarter of 2014.

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Where Flipped Learning Research Is Going

While most agree that the flipped classroom model benefits learning, researchers are delving into the details and exploring the many facets of a flip.



Online Degrees Show 'Net Positive' Campus Impact

Online education is good for the planet and good for the student, according to a new study by sustainability scientists at Arizona State University and Dell.

Student Financial Savvy Eroding

This year's " Money Matters on Campus" survey questioned 43,000 college students across institutions in the United States about their money practices for the third year in a row, and the results were eye-popping.

Report: College Students Know When Texting Is Inappropriate, Do It Anyway

College students understand when it's inappropriate to read or send text messages, such as while sitting on the toilet or having sex, but many of them can't resist the temptation to do it anyway, according to a new study from Penn State researchers.

Report: More Students Opting To Rent Course Materials

The number of students who are choosing to rent their course materials is on the rise and their use of digital course materials is also increasing, according to a new report from OnCampus Research.

Research: When it Comes to Visual Activities, Video Gamers Learn Faster

Score one for gamers. An experiment at Brown University has found a correlation between people who frequently play video games and their ability to retain learning about two quickly learned visual activities.