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Ed Dept. Launches $680,000 Augmented and Virtual Reality Challenge

Ed Dept. Launches $680,000 Augmented and Virtual Reality Challenge

The United States Department of Education (ED) has formally kicked off a new competition designed to encourage the development of virtual and augmented reality concepts for education.

Top 7 Campus Technology Stories in October

From affordable textbooks to the flipped classroom, here's what was trending on our website last month.

U of Washington Updates Mobile App with Additional Resources

The University of Washington has unveiled an updated version of its mobile app that enables students across all three UW campuses to search and uncover more UW resources.

Campus Technology 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards

In our second-annual survey, CT readers share their best-loved and most-used tools on campus.

U Iowa, Others Tap Mobile Apps for Campus Safety

University of Iowa, Santa Fe College in Florida, University of Texas at El Paso and Barton Community College in Kansas have adopted or begun testing a mobile safety app for emergency notifications and mass messaging in the event of a campus emergency or "virtual safety escorts."

Moodle Mobile App Expands Offline Functionality

The mobile app that allows access to the open source learning platform has launched a new version, 3.1.3, that makes it easier to use in areas with little or no web access.



When Portals Retire — What's Next?

At the University of Delaware, an ERP system upgrade led to the retirement of their legacy portal. The search was on for a portal replacement. Joy Lynam explains how the university replaced the portal with a search-based solution called OneCampus — ultimately modernizing the experience of finding campus resources for users.

A Location-Aware App for Exploring the Library

To help users access rich information resources on campus, the University of Oklahoma Libraries created a mobile app with location-based navigation and "hyperlocal" content.

Researchers Expand User Base by Placing Project in Apple App Store

A team at Pennsylvania State University has published a smartphone app in the Apple App Store in order to expand the size of the user base as part of its research project.

Google Renames Apps for Edu, Adds 'Machine Intelligence'

Google has changed the name of its popular service Google Apps for Education to G Suite for Education. With this change comes several new features that have been added to some of the apps included in G Suite. These features use “machine intelligence” to facilitate and add more functionalities to Google Apps.

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