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ASU Thunderbird Taps Canvas LMS to Power 100 Million Learners Initiative

Arizona State University's Thunderbird School of Global Management has partnered with ed tech company Instructure to provide its Canvas learning platform to the Francis and Dionne Najafi 100 Million Global Learners Initiative through 2030.

ASU Study: VR Biology Labs Enhance Student Performance and Engagement

A Spring 2022 study following two VR biology labs at Arizona State University showed elevated student performance and engagement in several areas, compared to results in labs without the VR component.

Digital Promise Launches Product Certification for Equity in AI Design

Nonprofit Digital Promise and the Edtech Equity Project have introduced Prioritizing Racial Equity in AI Design, a new ed tech product certification that takes aim at racial bias in AI-powered learning software.

OER Initiative Offers Tools to Expand Awareness of Digital Accessibility

Teach Access, a nonprofit focused on digital accessibility skills education, is launching a collection of free online teaching resources designed to help faculty teach accessibility across a range of computer science, technology, and design programs.

Arizona State University Partners with Zoom to Bring Innovation Lab to Tempe Campus

Arizona State University has partnered with Zoom Video Communications to launch Zoom's first-ever Innovation Lab on the Tempe campus.

McGraw Hill Intros Social Media-Style Study App

McGraw Hill has launched a new mobile study app, SHARPEN, to help students who have been turning to social media to find studying help. In a recent Morning Consult survey McGraw Hill conducted of 500 undergraduate students, 74% said they had changed the way they study due to the pandemic, citing stress and overwhelm as factors.

YouScience Expands College and Career Readiness Solutions with NC3T Acquisition

Aptitude assessment and CTE solutions provider YouScience has acquired the National Center for College and Career Transitions, or NC3T, expanding YouScience’s ability to help students find and prepare for the career and college options that best fit their interests and abilities, according to a news announcement.

Google Partners with 4 Universities to Offer First-Ever Specializations to Complement Its Career Certificates

Google announced it is partnering with Columbia University, the University of Michigan, Arizona State University, and the University of Illinois' Gies College of Business to offer new industry specializations in growing fields to complement its Google Career Certificates.

Serving Adult Learners with Flexibility, Stackable Credentials, and Data

As a predominately online institution geared toward serving adult students, University of Massachusetts Global is rethinking traditional models of education to embrace the flexibility and career relevance that working learners need. We spoke with Dr. David Andrews, chancellor of UMass Global, about developing a new credentialing ecosystem, listening to student and industry needs, and the data infrastructure that can really support student success.

16 Actions to Achieve a Hybrid Future

A new report from Educause offers a concrete plan of action to move colleges and universities toward the future of hybrid learning.