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Tesla Foundation Brings Unmanned Aerial Systems Training to East Los Angeles College

ELAC has announced that the Tesla Foundation is introducing a first-of-its-kind program that will train participating students for future careers in unmanned aerial systems (UAS).

Unizin Partners with Cengage to Offer Discounted Course Materials

Unizin and Cengage have partnered to make all of the latter's digital course offerings available to Unizin's member institutions.

Department of Defense Brings Cybersecurity Bootcamp to Wright College

The department Wednesday announced it would introduce a “cybersecurity boot camp” this spring at the Chicago Community College system school.

College Lays Off Sys Admin and Loses Access to Google

An online college faced certain shutdown when it lost access to the login information for its Google accounts. It didn't help when the school laid off the lone employee who had that information and then refused to pay him for helping them out of the fiasco.



Report: Phishing Attacks Down 10 Percent in 2016

Infosec professionals are 10 percent less likely to report that their organization was the victim of a phishing attack in 2016 than in 2015, though that still means three-quarters of organizations were targeted and half of that same group said phishing attacks are on the rise, according to the latest State of the Phish report from Wombat Security Technologies.

Department of Ed Outlines Vision for Tech in Higher Education

The report serves as an enhancement to the department's "National Education Technology Plan," a document that has been updated and published about every five years to articulate how technology can be used to expand education.

U Alaska System Consolidation Plans Anger Faculty

A multi-year initiative at the University of Alaska System to streamline individual campus degree offerings to cut expenses shows signs of heading off the rails.

ED Reveals Final Regulation on Open Licensing Requirement for Competitive Grant Programs

The United States Department of Education (ED) has announced final regulations tied to competitive grant programs and open licensing. When educational institutions apply for grants, they are required to share certain findings and resources publicly, with some exceptions, so other educators, students and institutions may benefit.

Data Map Shows Computer Science, Business are the Most Popular Online Courses in the U.S.

Coursera has analyzed data from 5 million students in the United States who have enrolled in the company’s massive open online courses (MOOCs), uncovering that computer science and business are the most popular topics overall in the majority of states and more MOOC learning trends,

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