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Harvard/MIT Report Analyzes 4 Years of MOOC Data

Two of the brains behind the institutions' edX programs have released results of a joint research project that mined the data generated through four years of MOOC activity.

Carnegie Mellon AI Ups the Ante in 20-Day Poker Fest

So far, in the poker tournament being heralded as "Brains Versus Artificial Intelligence: Upping the Ante," AI has collected more chips.

George Mason U to Boost Online Graduate Programs Through Wiley Partnership

In an effort to expand the scope of its online graduate programs and offer "transformative educational opportunities for working adults and non-traditional students," George Mason University has signed a 10-year agreement with knowledge and learning services provider John Wiley and Sons.

Texas School Issues Scholarships to Vets for Online Courses

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is working with ed2go to fulfill a Joining Forces commitment. Joining Forces is a White House initiative launched five years ago, calling on Americans to rally around service members and their families in the areas of wellness, education and employment.



Panopto Updates Video Platform With Interactive Quizzing Tool

Panopto has introduced a number of updates to its enterprise video platform, including a quizzing tool that allows users to create multiple choice, checkbox and true/false quizzes within instructional videos.

U.S. News Releases Ranking of Top Online Degree Programs

U.S. News & World Report yesterday released its annual list of top online programs for bachelor’s and graduate degrees in business, engineering, nursing, education and criminal justice.

Ford Funds Creation of Electric Vehicle Summer Camp

The program will become part of a summer camp run by Kettering University, a Flint-based institution that offers programs in engineering, mathematics, business and science.

CUNY Medgar Evers Adds Video Usage to Gateway Courses

As part of a broader effort to improve retention and graduation, Medgar Evers College, a member of the City University of New York system, has undertaken a redesign of numerous gateway courses in math and English. The Brooklyn-based institution's Coordinated Undergraduate Education (CUE) initiative has issued 25 competitive grants to faculty members to undertake the reshaping.

Survey: IT Complexity Is Exposing Organizations to Cybersecurity Risk

Eighty-three percent of security and IT professionals around the world believe that IT complexity is putting their organizations at cybersecurity risk, according to a new survey from Citrix and the Ponemon Institute.

Community College Improves Retention With Digital Curriculum

An "inclusive access" program at a community college was recently recognized by the Online Learning Consortium.

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