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Online Discussion Platform Adds Auto-Grading

Ed tech company 42 Lines has introduced a new auto-grading feature for its Harmonize online discussion platform, geared toward making it easier to manage and assess online class discussions.

San Diego State U Upgrades Microphones for Hybrid Learning

San Diego State University is outfitting nearly 200 classrooms across its main and Imperial Valley campuses with Sony's MAS-A100 beamforming ceiling microphone, to support the hybrid classroom model.

Enrollment Coaching Boosts Online Student Success at Cal State University, Bakersfield

A new initiative at California State University, Bakersfield offers prospective students dedicated enrollment coaches to help navigate the institution's online programs.

American College of Education Expands Degree Pathways with Study.com Partnership

American College of Education, an online institution specializing in education, leadership, business, healthcare and nursing programs, has partnered with Study.com to offer adult learners affordable pathways to a college degree.



Western Technical College Uses Workforce Efficiency Software to Support Students

To serve students both online and on-campus during COVID-19, Western Technical College in Texas has rolled out Conext.me, a cloud-based communication, e-sign and workflow platform designed for career, traditional and community colleges.

Key CIO Traits for 2021: Determination, Sensitivity

According to Gartner data, determination and sensitivity are two critical characteristics for new chief information officers this year.

Maplesoft Intros Online Math Environment

Math software company Maplesoft has launched a new online learning environment for high school and college-level mathematics instruction.

Upcoming Events, Webinars & Calls for Papers (Week of Jan. 18, 2021)

Upcoming events include TDWI Virtual Summits, ITC 2021 Annual Meeting, and Innovations 2021.

Partnership Expands Database of Experiential Learning Opportunities

Student Opportunity Center has joined forces with labor market analytics firm Esmi, adding the latter's job postings and internship information to SOC's database of experiential learning opportunities across the United States.

CARES Act 2: Larger, but Still Insufficient

Even as the Biden administration has begun pushing for the next recovery package, educators are still sorting out the details of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, otherwise known as "CARES Act 2."