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Time Spent with Course Content Isn't Biggest LMS Predictor of Student Success

The biggest predictor of student achievement (based on their use of a learning management system) isn't the amount of time they spend working with course content; nor is it how long they spend taking assessments or participating in discussion forums.

Carnegie Mellon Adds Dual-Focus Cloud for Business Course

Carnegie Mellon University is adding a new six-unit course, "Cloud Computing for Business," to its School of Information Systems & Management academic offerings.

Federal Ban Leads to ITT Tech Shutdown

ITT Education Services has announced it will permanently cease operations at all its schools. The decision comes after the Department of Education banned ITT Tech from accepting new students who rely on federal financial aid, among other restrictions.

Kent State U Project Catalogs, Creates Apps for Special Education

Educators and researchers at Kent State University have launched an app that teaches mathematical reasoning to students in special education, as well as a website that catalogs similar resources.



San Francisco Accelerator Boosts 5 Higher-Ed Startups

A business accelerator focused on technology for higher education has named its first cohort of startups.

New Virginia Tech Facility Offers STEM Training for Teachers, Students

Virginia Tech is providing hands-on STEM training to both teachers and students with a new learning environment that is part lab, part makerspace and part classroom.

Basic Wearables Soar While Smart Wearables Stall in Second Quarter

Shipments of wearable devices reached 22.5 million in the second quarter of 2016, according to the International Data Corporation’s recent Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker report.

Cornell STEM Program is for the Birds

Sometimes STEM is for the birds. That was the message for middle schoolers during a set of free workshops run this summer by Cornell University.

Samsung Recalls Millions of Galaxy Note 7s Over Fire Issue

Samsung is recalling millions of its new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones globally after reports that the devices can catch fire while charging. The South Korean company is also halting sales of the new device around the world.

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