England's University of Oxford now has a single cloud-based service desk supporting 30,000 users, 100 departments and 38 colleges.
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching will use the cloud-based platform to allow more teachers to customize content and to distribute it to more students.
Pearson is holding its third annual student coding contest, which challenges college students to develop new learning applications that integrate with Pearson products.
Nearpod, a company that provides tools to sync learning resources and content across devices, has integrated its technology with Google Classroom.
Two universities will be hosting drone events at an upcoming air race.
New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering's Cybersecurity Awareness Week is expanding the opportunities for high school students to get involved with webinars in advance and self-guided online education modules that they can use to prepare for the High School Forensics Challenge, one of six contests for college and high school students to participate in.
MOOCs that rely primarily on people watching lectures may be missing an opportunity to help their students learn even more by adding interactive activities. Recent research into massive open online courses suggests that students do six times better in the course by "extra doing."
A team of researchers from Purdue University and Intel are on a mission to double the life of smartphone batteries. Recently, they came up with an energy optimizer that promises to cut certain types of battery usage by nearly 16 percent.
Course materials management company Rafter today announced new agreements with several colleges and universities to deploy Rafter360, technology that provides both print and digital textbooks through a flat-rate model.
Three new applications are expected to make the student admission process quicker and more efficient.