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BenQ Adds Voice Controls to Interactive Flat Panel Line

BenQ has updated its Premium RP Series of interactive flat panels with voice command delivered by Amazon Web Service (AWS). The voice activation takes the place of a physical remote control.

Math Field Least Expensive to Teach, Electrical Engineering the Highest

A new working paper has examined the cost of educating students in various fields. Apparently, education is more expensive to teach than just three other subjects: mechanical engineering, nursing and electrical engineering.

Upcoming Events, Webinars & Calls for Papers (Week of April 15, 2019)

Upcoming events include the T.D.W.I Chicago Conference, the International Conference on Learning Engineering, and the W.C.E.T. Summit.

Legislation Around Capitol Hill: Congress Intros Bills Focused on Student Debt Scams, Pell Grants and Loan Forgiveness

Lawmakers in Congress introduced five bills this week that could impact the lives of teachers and students in significant ways.



University of Iowa Investigates Teaching with 3D Models

The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine is experimenting with increasing student engagement through the use of 3D interactive learning tools.

New McGraw-Hill Offering Helps Faculty Create Customized Digital Courseware

McGraw-Hill has introduced Open Learning Solutions, a new offering that provides tools and support for developing customized digital course materials.

NC State and IBM Build Hub for Quantum Computing Research

North Carolina State University is working with IBM to develop the next generation of workers who have experience with quantum computing.

Florida University's Hackathon Adds Crash Courses in Tech

A Florida university's computer club added a day of crash courses to its annual hackathon.

IT Rollout to Support Guided Pathways Program and More at Chaffey College

California's Chaffey College is pairing an ERP move to the cloud with a constituent relationship management and analytics rollout to streamline IT processes, enhance business continuity and support a new guided pathways program. The institution is working with Ellucian to implement Ellucian Colleague, Ellucian CRM Advise and Ellucian Analytics as part of a strategic alignment plan.

DeVos, House Democrats Clash Over Education Freedom Scholarships

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s $5 billion plan to provide students with more school choices was met with skepticism from House Democrats at a recent hearing.

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