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Workforce Trainer UpGrad Acquires Virtual Classroom Company

UpGrad, which produces online workforce courses created by university faculty, has purchased Impartus Innovations, a company that specializes in video training technology, in a £14.5 million deal.

LG Intros Interactive Classroom Displays

LG Business Solutions has introduced a new series of interactive classroom displays, the TR3DJ series, available in sizes up to 86 inches.

Accessibility Challenge Fixes 108,000 Course Files in a Single Day

Competitors from 115 universities around the world dedicated May 20, 2021 — Global Accessibility Awareness Day — to fixing course accessibility and winning public recognition for their efforts.

Community Learning Platform Adds Deeper LMS Integration

Piazza, an education technology company that develops a platform for community learning, has updated its application to give campus administrators more control over course creation and course sign-ups through the learning management system.



Acer Intros Updates to Gaming Desktops, Displays

Acer has announced updates to its Nitro and Predator Orion lines of gaming desktops, arriving in July. It’s also rolling out three new HDR gaming displays later this year.

University of Waterloo Partners with BlackBerry on Cybersecurity, AI Research

The University of Waterloo in Canada has embarked on a five-year partnership with BlackBerry focused on research and technology in cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, machine learning and safety assurance.

Free Workshop Addresses Equity in Digital Learning

Every Learner Everywhere, a network of organizations focused on education technologies, teaching practices and support services for blended and online learning environments, is offering a free virtual workshop on the topic of equity in digital learning.

ProctorU Gets Rid of AI-Only Proctoring

ProctorU, the academic division of Meazure Learning, has announced it is discontinuing services that rely solely on artificial intelligence for exam proctoring. Instead, it will use human proctors for every test session.   

Florida Southern College Creates Esports Arena to Boost Community Gameplay

Florida Southern College has expanded and upgraded its campus esports facilities, turning a space for community-based computer gaming into a large esports arena.

Miami Dade College Launches Digital Community for STEM Students

Miami Dade College's School of Science is using technology from InScribe Education to create a digital community where STEM students can connect with peers, find information and more.