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New Virginia Tech Facility Offers STEM Training for Teachers, Students

Virginia Tech is providing hands-on STEM training to both teachers and students with a new learning environment that is part lab, part makerspace and part classroom.

Basic Wearables Soar While Smart Wearables Stall in Second Quarter

Shipments of wearable devices reached 22.5 million in the second quarter of 2016, according to the International Data Corporation’s recent Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker report.

Samsung Recalls Millions of Galaxy Note 7s Over Fire Issue

Samsung is recalling millions of its new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones globally after reports that the devices can catch fire while charging. The South Korean company is also halting sales of the new device around the world.

Global E-Learning Market in Steep Decline, Report Says

The worldwide self-paced e-learning market is declining at a precipitous rate, according to a recent report released by Ambient Insight Research, a Washington-based market research firm.

Non-Profit Pilots Delivery of Offline OER for Prisoner Education

Non-Profit Pilots Delivery of Offline OER for Prisoner Education

A non-profit organization with technology that brings digital content to "offline" populations around the world for the purposes of education will be paying more attention to a U.S. population that's also unable to access the Internet: those in prisons and jails.

Free Collaboration System Gets Simplified Interface, New Communications Tools

Chalkup has been redesigned with a simplified interface and enhancements for students and faculty. Chalkup provides chat, messaging, discussion boards and other social tools as an alternative to more structured learning management and collaboration systems.

Schreiner U Pilots Online Course Redesign Dashboard

A company that helps colleges and universities build and refine online courses has introduced a higher ed redesign service that includes a "continuous improvement" dashboard. iDesign has tested its new offering with Schreiner University, a private liberal arts school in Kerrville, TX.

Eastern Michigan U Deploys Augmented Reality Sandbox

A professor at Eastern Michigan University is using an augmented reality sandbox to help students understand earth science concepts through interacting with simulated topography.

Top 7 Campus Technology Stories in August

From virtual classrooms to Pokémon Go, here's what was trending on our website last month.

UMass Dartmouth Builds Out Hybrid Offerings with Help from UMassOnline

UMass Dartmouth Builds Out Hybrid Offerings with Help from UMassOnline

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth campus is extending its online and hybrid education offerings with the addition of new degree programs and certificates targeted at people who need to complete their degrees.

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