Arizona State University's online Global Freshman Academy is rolling out adaptive software to help tens of thousands of students work through its College Algebra & Problem Solving course. The GFA program, delivered via massive open online course provider edX, will be the first to utilize McGraw-Hill Education's ALEKS adaptive learning product in a MOOC format.
The University of Nevada, Reno's School of Social Work is teaming with a private partner to expand access to its online Master of Social Work program, which is launching foundational and concentration tracks in the fall.
Just days after announcing it was working with the University of North Carolina to deliver four new certificate programs in its business school, 2U has also gone public with news that it is extending its contract with the University of Southern California (USC) school of education for an additional 12 years and teaming up with Syracuse University to help launch a new online master of public administration.
A university that already offers one master's degree that uses competency-based learning has just added two more.
Two companies that serve higher education are teaming up to mesh learning resources with digital credentials.
InFocus today announced a new ultra-portable PC that can connect to an iPad, iPhone, PC monitor, display or projector.
NEC Display Solutions has unveiled a 55-inch display, the MultiSync X554HB, designed for use in areas with high ambient lighting.
LiveText has added a new e-portfolio platform, Via, to its array of learning and assessment technologies.
The University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School is expanding its graduate certificate program with the launch of four new online certificates, including one in data analytics and decision-making.
A new study by researchers at the University of Washington has found that the use of massive open online courses is much different in emerging countries than in the United States and, in some ways, more in line with what MOOC's original proponents had in mind.