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Echo360 Updates Student Interface to Drive Engagement

Echo360 has rolled out several features to its video and engagement platform that are designed to enhance the user experience for nearly 3 million students worldwide using the platform.

Cornell Opens Content Repository to Autism Employment Resources

To provide help to companies and other organizations that would consider hiring people on the autism spectrum for skilled employment, Cornell University is working with Hewlett Packard Enterprise in helping to distribute resources developed for HPE's "Dandelion Program."

UC Davis Taps Mobile Tech to Simplify Financial Aid

The university teamed up with CampusLogic earlier this year to deploy an end-to-end student financial aid engagement platform.

Educators behind World's Largest MOOC Launch New Course

Coursera is making a big push to have people pay $49 to attend the program to earn a certificate; however, learners can gain access to all course materials for free by choosing to "audit" the course.



California Community Colleges Win Innovation Awards for Pilot Programs

Thirteen of the 113 campuses that make up the California Community Colleges system have won grants to develop innovative programs for increasing completion rates and making college more affordable.

Google Cardboard Users Can Now Play WebVR Experiments

The company has added support for Google Cardboard and launched a new homepage for web-based VR experiments.

Rasmussen College Opens Learning Center to Help Close Chicago’s Digital Divide

A new, technology-infused learning center from Rasmussen College will offer broadband connectivity, computer workstations and academic coaching to high school students at Chicago Public Schools, college students and local community members.

UW-Madison Launches Resource Hub for STEM Diversity

The University of Wisconsin-Madison yesterday launched an online hub, the STEM Diversity Network, which highlights local and national STEM diversity news and serves as a central repository for STEM diversity resources spread throughout campus.

Adobe Releases Latest Versions of Captivate and Captivate Prime

Adobe has released the latest versions of its e-learning authoring tool, Adobe Captivate, and its learning management system (LMS), Adobe Captivate Prime. The two are designed to be used in conjunction as end-to-end solutions, or as standalone offerings, and are aimed toward specialists in learning and development, training and corporate HR departments.

UMass Implements Centralized Threat Lifecycle Management Platform

The University of Massachusetts system has a new defense against network security threats: a centralized platform from LogRhythm.

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