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Turnitin AI Detection Rates: 3.3% of 65M Papers Reviewed Were Flagged as Majority AI Writing

​Of the more than 65 million student papers reviewed for AI writing by Turnitin's detection tool since April, more than 2 million — or 3.3% of all papers reviewed — have been flagged as containing 80% or more AI-written text, according to a news release.

Microsoft Seeks CS Instructors for Pilot of Visual Studio Code for Education

Microsoft has announced Visual Studio Code for Education, a new computer science instruction platform designed to teach students tools used by professional developers. Microsoft is inviting educators to join the pilot program, try it out in their classrooms in the 2023–24 school year, and provide feedback.

MongoDB University Unveils Partnerships with Underrepresented Groups, LinkedIn Learning, Coursera

MongoDB University has announced new partnerships and initiatives to help close the widening software-development skills gap, according to a news release.

Innovative Tools to Improve Student Success Take Top Honors at 1EdTech Conference

Nonprofit open-ecosystem collaborative 1EdTech Consortium recently awarded top honors to six higher education institutions for their development of “innovative and bold” ed tech tools that broaden access to personalized and accessible learning.

7 Questions on Engaging Faculty in Digital Accessibility

We asked the Technical College System of Georgia's accessibility champions how they help instructors create a more inclusive learning experience for all students.



Preparing for the Classrooms and Workplaces of the Future: Generative AI in edX

Here, we ask Anant Agarwal for his perspectives on the impacts of generative AI in higher education environments and what edX is doing to help lead the way in the productive use of innovative new tools based on the technology.

Offering Online Students a Front Row Learning Experience

At some point in our academic careers, most of us have found ourselves stuck in the back of an overcrowded lecture hall. Too far from the presenter to see or hear much of anything, it wasn't long before we lost interest, started on other work, or took a nap. Anyone sitting in those first few rows may have been enlightened and inspired, but for the rest of us, the class was less than productive. Higher education has set out to change that.

Open LMS Integrates Skills Assessment Tools

Open source learning management system provider Open LMS has announced a partnership with Ease Learning to incorporate the latter's Skillways skills assessment tools into the Open LMS platform. The integration will provide instructors with access to performance metrics such as heatmaps of cohort progress and individual learners' levels of skill mastery.

Duke Adopts Canvas LMS, Credentials, and More to Power Lifelong Learning

Duke University is investing in Instructure's learning ecosystem, including Canvas LMS, Impact, Canvas Studio, and Canvas Credentials, to support learning experiences not just for current students and faculty, but also lifelong learners.

New Educause Resource Offers Multimodal Learning Strategies

Higher education IT association Educause has released a new resource to help educators and IT leaders navigate changing learning modalities and better serve student needs. Part of the association's Showcase Series, "Online, In-Person, or Hybrid? Yes" pulls together reports, lessons learned, and other materials that align with the corresponding Top 10 IT Issue for 2023.