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D-Link Unveils 10-Port 10 Gb Ethernet Switch

D-Link has introduced the DXS-1100-10TS, a 10-port, 10 gigabit Ethernet (GbE) managed switch suitable for educational facilities.

Cengage Selects Winners of Digital Assignment Video Contest

Cengage Learning has selected the winners of its Make It Count instructor video contest.

DigitalSignBuilder Debuts Packages for Higher Ed

DigitalSignBuilder.com has launched a collection of new all-in-one custom digital sign directory and wayfinding packages for higher ed.

Western Interstate Commission for Higher Ed Partners with Taskstream on Passport Initiative Pilot

An accrediting agency and an education technology company are working with six institutions to test out a mapping process that will handle block transfer of learning outcomes and proficiency criteria.



Dropbox Launches Low-Cost Service for Higher Ed Users

Dropbox Education is a new service designed for students and faculty in higher education.

Monroe College Brings Coding Instruction to NYC Students

In an effort to get local students interested in coding and programming, New York's Monroe College is launching a free, 12-week summer Coding Academy at its Bronx campus.

Hiring Experts Still Mostly Boggled by Digital Credentials

The future for digital credentials is still a bit foggy. A new survey on the topic found that just over a third (36 percent) of people involved in human resources and talent management have any knowledge of the topic. Only a quarter of those surveyed have already begun using digital credentials, such as badges, in their recruitment or hiring processes.

Universities To Help Train Watson on Cybersecurity

Eight North American universities will be working with IBM to train Watson on cybersecurity.

Research Project Mixes Humans and Machines for Better Crowdsourcing

How do you maintain the "big picture" in crowdsourcing when a bunch of people are handling different pieces of the work? A team of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Bosch argue that computers can guide the process and do a better job than humans could in many cases.

Federal Office of Personnel Management Taps Excelsior College for Employee Ed

Excelsior College and the United States Office of Personnel Management have partnered in an effort designed to make higher education more accessible and affordable to more than 1 million federal employees and their spouses or domestic partners.

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