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Tablet Market Sees Modest Growth as Apple Maintains Lead

According to a new preliminary report from market research firm IDC, shipments of tablets reached 40.5 million units in the second quarter of 2021, up 4.2 percent over the same period last year.

Chromebook Market Surging

The adoption of Chromebooks appears to be outpacing the growth surge predicted for the year. In the second quarter, Chromebook shipments grew 68.6 percent — and that wasn't even the best quarter of the last three quarters.

Alabama Community College System Expands Canvas Use with New Tools

The Alabama Community College System (ACCS) has signed a three-year deal with Instructure extending its use of the Canvas learning management system for 12 of its colleges.

SUNY Polytechnic Institute Shifts to Fully Online Bookstore

SUNY Polytechnic Institute is launching a new online bookstore in an effort to reduce textbook costs and increase the accessibility of course content.

The Science of Studying Student Learning at Scale

A team from Indiana University set out to expand the scope of pedagogical research by creating ManyClasses, a model for studying how students learn not just in a single classroom, but in a variety of different classes across multiple universities. We speak with researchers Emily Fyfe and Ben Motz about how ManyClasses works, the challenges of using a learning management system to conduct research, what they learned from the first ManyClasses experiment, and more.

New CT Leadership Summit Explores Data Practices that Drive Student Success

In this one-day event, education and IT leaders will share their insights and best practices for making meaningful use of data now and building a data strategy for the future.

U Virginia Project to Collect Data on Ed Tech Effectiveness in Schools

An ambitious new project hopes to uncover what aspects are most likely to have the biggest impact on ed tech's effective use in specific kinds of settings.

Education's Hybrid Future: What We Know from Research

While hybrid learning environments show great potential in higher education, there are still pedagogical and technical challenges to overcome. Here are key guidelines for moving forward, based on research in the field.

Blackboard Partners with AWS to Enhance Virtual Classroom

Blackboard recently announced a partnership with Amazon Web Services to integrate the company's Amazon Chime SDK service into Blackboard Collaborate.

Idaho Creates Statewide Digital Campus with Course Sharing Platform

Idaho's public colleges and universities can now share their online course offerings through the state's Online Idaho initiative, an effort to expand access to higher education via a statewide digital campus.