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Turnitin Draft Coach Now Supports Microsoft Word on the Web

Turnitin has announced that its Turnitin Draft Coach now integrates with Microsoft Word on the Web. It was previously available only for Google Docs.

Gartner's Top 8 Cybersecurity Predictions for the Coming Year

The key to better cybersecurity and risk management: looking toward the future to develop a security and privacy strategy that will enable organizations to thrive even in hostile environments. To inform cybersecurity leaders' strategic planning, Gartner offered eight predictions for 2022-2023.

ACE Initiative Working to Expand Use of Digital Credentials in Community Colleges

The American Council on Education is launching a yearlong initiative to support community college systems, students and employees in the use of digital records and credentials.

Kajeet, Google Cloud Partnership Brings Private 5G to Schools

Wireless provider Kajeet recently announced a partnership with Google to deploy its Private 5G platform through Google Distributed Cloud Edge.



Survey: STEM Fields Are Top Choice for Gen Z Students

A survey of over 11,000 U.S. high school and college students, conducted by the National Society of High School Scholars in February and early March, offers insights into Gen Z’s career choices and shows that a majority of respondents are planning for future jobs in STEM fields.

Grand Valley State U Teams with Littera on High-Impact Tutoring for Michigan Schools

A new partnership between the Grand Valley State University NextEd Co-Lab and Littera Education will provide every K–12 school district in Michigan with access to research-based, high-impact tutoring.

1EdTech Updates QTI Assessment Standard to Enable Accessibility Features

1EdTech Consortium has updated its digital assessment interoperability standard with added accessibility features and improved rendering to enable greater access in large-scale testing for students with special needs, the nonprofit said in a news release.

Ohio State U Plans Full Rollout of Robot Delivery Service After Spring Pilot

Students at Ohio State University can now order food delivery via self-driving robot. The institution completed a pilot this spring using delivery robots from Cartken, a technology startup specializing in AI-powered robotics, as part of a partnership with the Grubhub mobile food-ordering and delivery platform.

Qualtrics Launches Course Evaluations Tool for Real-Time Student Feedback

A new tool from experience management company Qualtrics manages the entire course evaluations process, from customizing questions to analyzing results on an institutional, department or individual course level.

Optoma Intros Microsoft-Powered, Cloud-Based Remote Management Solution for Displays

Display manufacturer Optoma has introduced a cloud-based version of its Optoma Management Suite that is powered by Microsoft Azure and offers streamlined, real-time monitoring, diagnosing and controlling of connected audiovisual displays via a single platform.