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New CBE Certificate Program Offers Instructional Design Training

Instructional design firm iDesign has unveiled a new competency-based education program for learner experience professionals.

DIY Mindset Reshaping Education

A do-it-yourself mindset is changing the face of education worldwide, according to new survey results from Pearson and Harris Insights & Analytics. Learners are "patching together" their education from a "menu of options," including self-teaching, short courses and bootcamps, and they believe that self-service instruction will become even more prevalent for lifelong learning.

Houston CC System Expands OER Use Across All Campuses

In an effort to increase the use of open educational resources across its nine campuses, the Houston Community College System is partnering with OER provider panOpen.

Oracle Debuts CS Education Resources to Build Workforce Skills

The Oracle Academy Cloud Program will give students, schools and higher education institutions access to workshops, product discounts and other resources focused on computer science.



Optoma Updates Laser Projector Line with New Ultra Short Throw Models

Display company Optoma has added new models to its laser and lamp projector series, all designed for education.

NC University Deploys One-Touch Recording Tool for Sales Role Playing

North Carolina's High Point University has designed a new set of Sales Labs outfitted to look like a business setting, where students pursuing sales majors can hone their pitching skills under real-world role-playing conditions.

5 Emerging Tech Trends Impacting the Enterprise

In its latest Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, research firm Gartner has identified five key trends expected to have "transformational impact" on enterprise organizations. Why? They will "create and enable new experiences, leveraging artificial intelligence and other constructs to enable organizations to take advantage of emerging digital ecosystems," according to statement from the company.

Upcoming Events, Webinars & Calls for Papers (Week of Sept. 16, 2019)

Upcoming events include the Career Everywhere Indianapolis 2019 Conference, the 2019 C.C.U.M.C. Annual Conference, and Educause Annual Conference 2019.

AI and Mixed Reality Drive Educational Gaming into 'Boom Phase'

Artificial intelligence and mixed reality have driven demand in learning games around the world, according to a new report by Metaari.

Perceivant Adds Courseware Access, Notifications to Mobile App

Education technology company Perceivant has updated the mobile app that works with its digital courseware. The newest version of BearTracks enables students to access courseware from the mobile application and receive push notifications.

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