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President-Elect Advised to Scale Personalized Learning

KnowledgeWorks, a nonprofit that works with federal, state and district leaders to expand competency-based and personalized learning, has issued four recommendations on how Donald Trump and his proposed secretary of education, Betsy DeVos, can "scale personalized learning."

Department of Homeland Security Calls on Students to Learn Cybersecurity Skills

The United States Department of Homeland Security earlier this week launched its 2017 Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative. The competition invites current undergraduate and graduate students to support the agency’s cyber work at more than 40 field offices nationwide.

Knovation Integration Services Simplifies Access to OER

Knovation has introduced content integration services that will allow users to gain access to digital resources through applications their districts use. The integration can happen via API or through the cloud.

Building an App Store for Learning Tools

Rather than rely on a single LMS to manage all aspects of teaching and learning on its 17 campuses, the University of North Carolina system created an app store that gives faculty a chance to experiment with cutting-edge tech.

CEO of Knewton Steps Down

Knewton has announced that its chief executive officer, Jose Ferreira, is stepping down and joining the company’s Board of Directors to help guide the company as it continues to expand its reach into new markets and products.

Feds Release Final State Authorization Rules for Distance Ed Programs

The United States Department of Education has released its final rules to improve oversight and clarify the state authorization requirements for institutions to participate in federal student aid disbursement programs — which will impact more than 5.5 million students.

The Blurry Definitions of Adaptive vs. Personalized Learning

Educators still use "adaptive" and "personalized" learning interchangeably. Does it matter?

Global Interactive Whiteboard Market to Grow 7% Through 2020

The global interactive whiteboard (IWB) market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of almost 7 percent from 2016 through 2020, according to a recent report issued by London-based tech market research firm Technavio.

Pepperdine U to Establish International Network of Makerspace Clubs

A four-year project at Pepperdine University will work to establish a network of 12 makerspace clubs in the United States, Europe and Africa.

U of Charleston Outfits Innovation Center with LCD Video Walls

In an effort to bring students together and foster collaboration, the University of Charleston in West Virginia has opened up a new a facility for students looking to enjoy live sporting events with peers.

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