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Ellucian, D2L Expand Partnership for Easier Integration

In order to provide a more streamlined experience across their platforms, Ellucian and D2L have announced an expanded partnership focused on ease of integration.

Zoom Tackles Problem of Low Bandwidth for Faculty

Zoom has introduced several new features specifically useful to educators.

Adobe Releases Web Betas for Photoshop, Illustrator

Adobe has launched web betas for two of its flagship software tools, Photoshop and Illustrator. A wide range of updates to these and other Creative Cloud tools were also announced today at Adobe MAX.

Contrary to Popular Belief, College Students Do Care About Their Data

The idea that college students don't care about the privacy of their data may be a myth. These digital natives are increasingly aware of the importance of data privacy, especially when it involves the protection of information about their academic or professional prospects, according to a new report from the Future of Privacy Forum.



Digital Promise Launches Digital Learning Research Network

Digital Promise has launched SEERNet, a five-year program that's intended to inspire research on digital learning at scale in both higher education and K-12.

Stanford Opens Office of Digital Ed

Stanford University has launched a digital education office with the intent of broadening equity and access to higher education through digital pathways.

New Cengage Product Embeds Course Materials into Learning Management System

Ed tech company Cengage has launched a new product that integrates digital course materials into an institution's learning management system.

Anthology-Blackboard Merger Complete

The merger of Anthology and Blackboard announced last month is now complete, answering a few questions about how the combined companies will move forward.

Traditional PC Market Up Worldwide While Shortages Lead to Decline in the U.S.

Globally, traditional PCs are continuing to see growth despite bottlenecks in the supply chain. However, according to a new report from market research firm IDC, in the United States, traditional PCs saw their first quarterly decline since the beginning of the pandemic.

Lesson Study Could Transform Community College Math Instruction

One aspect of completion rates at community colleges that doesn't get much attention is the professional development of the instructors. A recent research project suggested that better support for faculty could eventually make a difference in student outcomes, even though the students who were part of the study did no better in the courses than their peers who weren't part of the project.