The City University of New York is turning to online bookstore provider Akademos to help address the rising cost of textbooks.
TakeLessons, an online marketplace for finding and vetting instructors, earlier this week introduced an affordable way for learners of all ages to receive live instruction from real teachers over the internet.
Elsevier, a provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, Thursday unveiled the acquisition Plum Analytic from EBSCO Information Services.
The United States Senate voted early Friday to advance the nomination of Betsy DeVos for secretary of the Department of Education (ED) to a full note next week. By a 52-48 vote along party lines, the Senate voted to close debate on DeVos’ nomination by President Donald Trump, which has been one of his most controversial cabinet picks and could be the most contentious nomination for an ED secretary in American history.
D-Tech International, a designer and manufacturer of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) products and library security systems, has won the 2017 Modern Library Platinum Award for its ComputeIT laptop lending kiosk system and the 2017 Modern Library Gold Award for its innovative RFID solutions.
Dashboards that report on course progress are more motivating for underperforming students than for those who are doing well, according to a new study from the University of Michigan and Blackboard.
Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of the Department of Education (ED), could be the most controversial pick for that post in American history. After her confirmation hearing and narrow approval Tuesday before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (HELP), two Republican senators — Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska — said they would vote against DeVos in the full Senate.
A new Internet of Things program at Northeastern University-Silicon Valley seeks to address the growing demand for IoT skills in the workforce.
Harvard University has begun experimenting with the use of adaptive functionality in one of its massive open online courses.