The researchers found that students taught by UTeach teachers performed significantly better on end-of-grade tests in math and end-of-course tests in math and science, depending on the grade and subject.
Google.org, the philanthropic arm of Google that supports education technology initiatives, has committed $50 million over the next two years to support nonprofits that are using technology to help tackle problems impacting education globally.
Online proctoring company Examity is introducing a mobile authentication product that will allow test-takers to use their smartphones for identity verification.
Users without Google’s G Suite for Education accounts can now access Google Classroom from a personal Google account. Classroom also offers more administrator controls that allow G Suite users with domains outside of their own to join.
Intellify Learning and The Learning House are collaborating to expand data analytics for online learning programs.
The Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities and the Institute for Higher Education Policy are out with a new effort to push student-level data collection. The groups have released 14 case studies spotlighting how data collection can help boost student learning and graduation rates.
Schoology, a learning management system for K–12, higher education institutions and companies, is holding its fourth annual user conference to equip users with the skills and support needed to accelerate their school or institutional goals.
An effort at Kansas State University seeks to preserve thousands of hours of video content amassed over the last three-plus decades. The legacy content, including historical footage, guest lectures and more, is being imported to Sonic Foundry's Mediasite video content management platform, which will serve as a central repository for all academic video files on campus.
JoomlaLMS has released an update to its learning management system. JoomlaLMS 2.1.0 is compatible with PHP7, is twice as fast as its previous version and features improved performance and reporting.
At St. Norbert College, a revamped computer science lab provides a flexible space for presentation, collaboration and more.