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Thai University Outfits New Ed Facility for Multipurpose Use

A university in Thailand recently finished construction on a 34,000-square-foot educational facility and outfitted it with AV gear from a number of Harman companies. The new multipurpose education building at Naresuan University in Tha Pho is designed to function as a single hall with a capacity of 4,000 or to be split into two smaller rooms.

Tecom Intros New PTZ Camera

AV company Tecom Electronics has produced a new pan-tilt-zoom camera. The TE-PT950 PTZ camera offers a wide viewing angle (340-degree motion) and multiple video interfaces and ports, including HDMI, USB 2.0 and USB 3.0.

Instructure Officially Adds Microsoft Immersive Reader to LMS

Instructure recently announced that it is making Immersive Reader from Microsoft freely available in its Canvas learning management system.

Southern New Hampshire U Launches Two EdX MicroBachelors

Southern New Hampshire University recently launched two credential programs with online learning platform edX.

Maxhub Intros Ultra-thin LED Wall Display Line

Maxhub has introduced a new line of LED wall displays, ranging in size from 110 to 220 inches (9 to 18 feet) across the diagonal.

OpenStax Expands OER Content Within Tutor Platform

Rice University's OpenStax has added additional titles from its line of open education resources to its tutoring application, along with new functionality.

Survey Reveals Students Struggling with Academics During Pandemic

As students adjust to the realities of college life during a pandemic, the majority (71 percent) are having trouble staying focused on their coursework, according to a fall 2020 survey.

New Guide Offers Best Practices for Digital Learning in Gateway Courses

To help academic administrators improve entry-level courses for digital learning during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, Every Learner Everywhere and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities have created a free guide focused on best practices for equity and student success.

Report: Students See College as a 'Bad Deal' During Pandemic

The longer the pandemic lasts, the more students question the value of a college education. A December survey by New America and Third Way found that nearly three in five college students (57 percent) agreed with the sentiment that higher education was no longer "worth the cost," a bump up from 49 percent in a previous survey in August.

Florida University Turns to VR to Teach Personal Finance

Nova Southeastern University worked with Adept XR to develop an immersive learning program for students taking a personal finance class and another for accounting students.