Tutor the People has launched a new web application, Tutor App, designed to connect students with tutors.
Virtual labs have done a decent job of introducing students to scientific work and allowing them to simulate experiments in the absence of a physical lab. However, a faculty member at Stony Brook University said she believes virtual labs could do more, and she intends to apply gamification to find out whether its use could expand how science is practiced online.
California State University has teamed up with a private partner in an effort to streamline its admissions processes.
CollegeWeekLive and the National Society of High School Scholars are hosting an event where students and families can live chat with admissions counselors from higher education institutions across the country.
The grant will go toward expanding an engineering program at NSU that studies the application of small instruments to enhance energy lighting, solar cells and internet speeds.
Blackboard has launched a new competency-based education (CBE) digital readiness tool, an online self-assessment designed to help institutions as they develop and implement CBE programs.
A new, subscription-based digital learning solution from HMH and BenchPrep provides interactive instruction, customized curriculum and progress management tools for select subjects.
A Carnegie Mellon University computer security team has taken the title of this year's DefCon "capture the flag" competition.
A research team at New York University and Google are reporting this week on the "shady practices" of delivering unwanted advertising and software as part of the payload of legitimate programs.