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Yale Center for Customer Insights Adopts Experiential Learning Platform

Yale School of Management's Center for Customer Insights has implemented an experiential learning platform a part of the school's Discovery Projects initiative.

Education, Gaming Drive Virtual Reality Gear

Virtual reality devices will grow by nearly 85 percent for the next five years, driven in large part by gaming and educational applications, according to a new report from ABI Research.

Salesforce.org Launches Higher Ed Data Architecture

Salesforce.org, the philanthropic arm of Salesforce, has introduced its Higher Education Data Architecture, an open-source data architecture designed to help higher education institutions rapidly deploy Salesforce's constituent relationship management platform.

UCLA Researchers Receive Grant for STEM Ed Study

Researchers from the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies have been awarded a $2.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop and study a professional development program to help middle and high school science educators teach their students to argue scientifically.



Report: MOOC Instructors Need More Support

Providing more support for instructors may improve the student experience in massive open online courses, according to a study conducted by researchers from Penn State and the University of Central Florida.

Report: Game-Based Learning Helps Students Develop Writing Skills

According to initial results from recent pilot, digital game-based learning improved student engagement and self-efficacy in writing courses at 14 colleges and universities.

Universities to Boost Student Grad Rates by 20 Percent

An alliance made up of 11 major universities across the United States has knocked its goal of graduating more students -- including more low-income students -- out of the park.

Cengage Debuts Developmental Math Tool with 'Learning Bursts'

MindTap Math Foundations is meant to address what students said is the biggest challenge they have in being ready for college: lack of time.

While 80,000 UC Berkeley Students and Staff Suffer Breach, Campus May Suffer Suit

A data breach at the University of California Berkeley provided criminals with access to banking information and Social Security numbers belonging to about two-thirds of its current students and half of its employees, among others.

Penn State Campus Teams with High Schools on STEM Exposure

A Pennsylvania university is reaching out to local high schoolers to participate in a workshop that will introduce them to STEM-related careers and education.

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