A new grant initiative aims to document the impact of interactive video chat on student engagement in online education.
A group of researchers at the Stanford Literary Lab at Stanford University have developed a virtual reader using a neural network and trained it to identify suspenseful passages in works of literature.
Montclair State University in New Jersey has formally opened its MIX Lab, where students, local businesses and high school students can use the lab's 35 networked MakerBot 3D printers to design and rapidly prototype their ideas and products.
A division of Perkins School for the Blind now offers a consulting package that will assist colleges and universities comply with Americans With Disabilities Act guidelines that require their websites be accessible to people with disabilities.
Pearson has launched "Learning Makes Us," a year-long professional development webinar series designed to introduce college and university educators to pedagogical approaches, learning designs, educational trends and research.
Even as the transition to digital course content "seems inevitable" on campus, not everybody is so sure. Nearly a fourth of faculty (24 percent) in a recent survey said that curricula they use in their classes will never be primarily digital.
Outstanding high school juniors and other underclassmen will be able to connect with colleges and universities in live chats.
Refugees will have access to college courses — and college credit — as part of a new agreement between edX and Kiron, a crowd-funded university in Germany formed for the express purpose of helping refugees earn their degrees.
Responding to the growing demand for data skills in the workforce, the Center for Innovation at Rutgers University is rolling out a new online certificate program focused on data analytics and big data.
LifeJourney, an online career simulation experience provider, will launch Day of Cyber February 29 at the RSA 2016 Conference in San Francisco in conjunction with the National Security Agency.