New edX programs, created in collaboration with industry professionals and universities, are designed to build or advance critical skills for in-demand careers like software development and data science.
In its strategic plan, the University of California, Irvine promised growth that makes a difference. UCI is delivering on that promise with a new, state-of-the-art convergent engineering and science facility to increase its output of large-scale, collaborative and cross-disciplinary research in engineering, computing and physical sciences.
The company has added support for Google Cardboard and launched a new homepage for web-based VR experiments.
Adobe has released the latest versions of its e-learning authoring tool, Adobe Captivate, and its learning management system (LMS), Adobe Captivate Prime. The two are designed to be used in conjunction as end-to-end solutions, or as standalone offerings, and are aimed toward specialists in learning and development, training and corporate HR departments.
Many colleges and universities are using immersive technologies to engage and draw in prospective students. The Savannah College of the Arts in Georgia is a longtime leader in AR/VR admissions and recruiting strategies. Campus Technology recently spoke with Dave Hanak, SCAD’s executive director of interactive services, to find out some helpful tips to scale up institutional outreach efforts with immersive technologies.
To help combat internet trolls, Google’s technology incubator Jigsaw and Counter Abuse Technology Team have launched an early-stage technology that uses machine learning to help identify toxic comments online.
CT talks with Penn State University Director of Education Technology Kyle Bowen about the directions immersive media has been taking in higher education and the practices that are making 3D, VR, AR, and 360 video technologies accessible for faculty and students.
The Virginia university has agreed to promote Revature technology training to students and recent graduates via online or on-site.
Fairfield University launched its full rollout of my.Fairfield.edu 2.0 Monday, Jan. 30, 2017. The new service discovery portal, an implementation of rSmart's OneCampus, has replaced the university's old legacy portal with updated functionality including a Google-like search capability and access from any mobile device.
Digication CEO Jeffrey Yan reflects on how his own experiences both as a student and teacher in higher education have influenced the design of his company's ePortfolio product.