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Virtual Meeting Platform Creates Space for Ad Hoc Interactions

Online event and meeting platform Shindig has introduced Watercoolr, a tool for more informal virtual get-togethers such as coffee breaks, ad hoc meetups, hallway conversations and other spontaneous interactions.

Champlain College Using InSpace Collaboration Platform to Enhance Online Learning Experiences

Vermont's Champlain College is expanding the use of InSpace, a video collaboration tool, in its online learning division.

Students Who Feel Understood by Their Institution Report Higher Levels of Satisfaction

A recent survey from Qualtrics found that students who feel their institution understands what's important to them are significantly more satisfied with their college experiences.

Cypher Learning Adds Intelligent Features for Skill Development

Cypher Learning, maker of learning platforms for K-20 institutions, corporate training and online education entrepreneurs, has introduced new AI-infused features for improving skill development.



Clemson U Expands SAS Partnership to Deploy Data Science and Analytics Software for Teaching and Research

Clemson University is teaming up with data analytics company SAS to help build students' AI and analytics skills as well as support academic research.

U Arizona History Profs Turn Gaming into Credit-Bearing Learning Activity

Two professors of history at the University of Arizona have created a learning experience based on "Age of Empires IV," a real-time strategy video game about medieval warfare and civilization-building.

Gale Primary Sources Adds New Archives Focused on Histories of Underrepresented Communities

Library provider and publisher Gale has added to its Primary Sources research platform six new archives focusing on the stories and histories of global LGBTQ+ communities, women, Native Americans, and other underrepresented communities.

Intel Unveils First AI Incubator Lab

Intel's AI for Workforce program, an effort to promote workforce skills in artificial intelligence through partnerships with community colleges, governments and other organizations, has announced its first AI incubator lab.

New Sharp NEC Installation Projector Boasts Larger, Brighter Images

Sharp NEC Display Solutions recently introduced a new professional installation projector, the PX2201UL.

Faculty Usage of Digital Course Materials Falls Back to Pre-Pandemic Levels

While many colleges and universities turned to digital course materials to serve the needs of remote learners during the pandemic, faculty usage of e-textbooks and other digital content has decreased now that classes have resumed in-person instruction, according to the latest "Faculty Watch" survey from the National Association of College Stores.