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Indiana U Researchers Create New Model for Studying Student Learning at Scale

Researchers at Indiana University have developed a new model for studying the effectiveness of teaching practices — not just in a single classroom or context, but in a variety of classrooms at multiple universities.

E-Learning Market to Reach $1 Trillion Within 6 Years

The prevalence of distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic is helping to drive staggering growth in the worldwide e-learning market.

How the Pandemic Boosted Ed Tech Adoption

The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting pivot to online learning in higher education increased mainstream adoption of many education technology tools, according to the 2021 Changing Landscape of Online Education (CHLOE) report.

CDC Update: Campuses with Vaccinated Populations Can Fully Reopen

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its COVID-19 guidance for institutions of higher education.



Vernier Releases Video Analysis App Update, Physics E-Book

Vernier Software & Technology has released an update to its Video Analysis app and introduced a new accompanying e-book designed for physics classes.

U Illinois-Urbana Champaign and IBM Partner on Quantum and AI Research

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign's Grainger College of Engineering is embarking on a 10-year partnership with IBM to support research, education and skill development in emerging technologies.

Texas A&M-Commerce Upgrades Residential WiFi to Meet Blended Learning Demands

In order to meet the connectivity and bandwidth needs of blended learning, Texas A&M University-Commerce has rolled out a new wireless network across all of its residence halls.

New Online Course Sharing Network Aims to Boost Student Success in Community Colleges

The League for Innovation in the Community College is working to expand online learning at community colleges with a new course sharing network that will allow colleges to offer more high-quality, credit-bearing online courses to their students.

Survey: What Students Want to Retain Post-Pandemic

A recent survey from Top Hat asked college students about their online learning experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic and their expectations for instruction in the Fall 2021 academic term.

Concentric Sky Partnership Brings Digital Credentialing Tools to Blackboard

Blackboard has partnered with Concentric Sky, maker of the Badgr digital credentialing platform, to integrate micro-credential and stackable learning pathway tools into the Blackboard Learn learning management system.