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New Firm Provides Peer Review and Cost Estimation Services for AV System Designs

A new AV company is aiming to improve the quality control process for audiovisual system design. AV Checkpoint offers peer review and cost estimation services intended to help in-house AV teams, architects, engineers and construction professionals vet their planned AV projects.

Coronavirus Pushes Online Learning Forward

While the physical campus at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University has been closed due to coronavirus (now referred to as COVID-19 by health experts), faculty have quickly adopted an online teaching platform to reach their students through remote instruction.

9 Resources for When Coronavirus Moves Your Course Online

As universities in China move courses online to serve students remotely in the face of COVID-19 lockdowns, instructors are rushing to modify their pedagogy and incorporate digital teaching tools. To help ease that transition, we've gathered our top stories on online teaching and instructional design, chock full of tips and best practices from the trenches.

Purdue University Global Pilots VR Graduation

Graduates at Purdue University Global recently had the option to participate in their commencement ceremonies virtually, thanks to a pilot program using virtual reality to provide an immersive remote experience of the event.

NYU Response to Coronavirus Accelerates Digital Tool Adoption

When New York University closed its NYU Shanghai campus in response to the COVID-19 epidemic in China, little did it realize how much students would appreciate the efforts the university went through to keep their learning on track. The spring 2020 semester kicked off with school officials determined to use digital tools to deliver learning online as an alternative.

Augmented Reality Market to Reach $100 Billion by 2024

The market for augmented reality technologies will soar to $100 billion by 2024, driven by advances in interaction between the user and AR devices, according to a new forecast by market research firm ABI.

Forecast: Education to Help Drive VR Growth

Education is one of the categories that will help propel the growth of virtual reality over the next five years.

Top 7 Trends in Digital Learning Innovation

A new study from the Online Learning Consortium and Every Learner Everywhere outlines seven primary trends in digital learning innovation as well as four secondary trends worth watching.

Studytable Connects Students for Tutoring Help with Difficult Coursework

A Purdue University-affiliated startup has launched a software service that offers a twist on tutoring. Studytable enables students to identify peers who can help them with difficult coursework.

Achieving the Dream Study Finds OER Works

A multi-layered, multi-year study on the use of open educational resources found that in some colleges, students who took multiple OER courses earned more credits on average over time than similar students who took no OER courses.