Marshall University history students have the opportunity to contribute to the digital commons through Clio, a free tool that highlights thousands of historical and cultural sites throughout the United States, curated by the crowd.
Five higher education institutions have received this year's WOW Awards from the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies.
Seeking to bring the qualities of well-designed games to pedagogical assessment, the University of Michigan created a learning management system that uses gaming elements such as competition, badges and unlocks to provide students with a personalized pathway through their courses.
The National Center for Higher Education Management Systems has launched a tool designed to assist institutions in planning out costs and revenues associated with CBE-related activities, including staffing decisions and resources for course design and delivery.
The University of Connecticut has created a $1.5 million Innovation Fund to provide university-affiliated businesses with the early-stage financial support they need to stay and grow in the state.
The LearnLaunch Accelerator for ed-tech startup companies is now accepting applications for its second Breakthrough Program.
London School of Economics and Political Science embarked on a crowdsourced, gamified approach to education and citizenship, harnessing the massive open online space to engage a community of learners in writing a model UK constitution.
A team of researchers led by the University of California, San Diego have won a four-year, $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a quantum communication system for secure transmissions over fiber optic cables.
Stanford University has selected new software to electronically submit federal grant proposals.
A new brief from a public policy think tank suggests getting rid of the link between federal student aid and college accreditation and even allowing the market to choose which schools are worthy of staying open.