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Academic Partnerships Acquires Curriculum Mapping Software

Online program management company Academic Partnerships has acquired Coursetune, a maker of curriculum mapping software that provides visualization tools for curriculum and course design.

Anthology and Blackboard Merging to Create Massive Ed Tech Ecosystem

Anthology and Blackboard have announced a merger, pairing the former's enterprise software for enrollment management, student engagement, alumni fundraising and institutional effectiveness with the latter's learning management software, communication tools and student success solutions.

Connecticut State Colleges and Universities Streamline Student Support with Disability Services Platform

The Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system has announced a statewide partnership with Symplicity, a provider of student services platforms for accessibility accommodations, career services and other areas.

Ransomware Attack Disrupts Online, Hybrid Classes at Howard University

Washington, D.C.'s Howard University announced this week that its online and hybrid classes have been suspended in the wake of a ransomware attack.



Survey: Accessibility Challenges Persist as Hybrid and Online Learning Continues

With fully online or hybrid course formats still very much in play at colleges and universities around the world, accessibility issues remain a key challenge, according to a recent study.

Gartner: 4 Key Trends Speeding AI Innovation

Research firm Gartner has identified four trends that are driving artificial intelligence innovation in the near term.

IT Security Intrusions on the Rise in Education Sector

Criminals engaging in intrusion into information systems are getting much more efficient at what they do, according to a new threat report from data security firm CrowdStrike. And intrusions into academic systems are soaring.

Turning Offers Tech Grants to Support Effective Hybrid Learning

A new grant program from ed tech company Turning will award a total of $25,000 in technology to five schools, colleges and other organizations, in order to help them "develop engaging practices to improve learner outcomes" in hybrid learning environments.

Northern Virginia CC Apprenticeship Program to Train Information Technology Talent

A new IT apprenticeship program at Northern Virginia Community College is offering students on-the-job training in technical skills, soft skills, lab work and other IT-related skills.

AI-Powered Tutor Uses Google Cloud to Generate Learning Activities

In collaboration with Google Cloud, Walden University has created a new tool that uses artificial intelligence to help students review and master course concepts.