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Texas Tech University to Pilot Statewide Online Diploma Completion Program

Texas Tech University is launching a one-year pilot program to help students in the state complete their diplomas or earn a GED. The program is in partnership with TTU K–12, a fully online school district operated by Texas Tech, and is being made possible by a $1.8 million grant from the United States Department of Education and the Texas Workforce Commission.

DARPA to Explore How AI Tools Can Help Train Adult Learners

The Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA), an arm of the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), is taking proposals to compete for $750,000 in awards to develop projects that use innovative AI approaches, such as self-directed, remote AI tutoring, to train adults for the current and future national security workforce.

D2L Brightspace Creator+ Package Enables Digital Course Creation with No Coding Experience Required

Learning technology company D2L has launched its Brightspace Creator+ package, allowing anyone to create digital courses without having to learn coding.

Occuspace Expands Occupancy Monitoring to More Colleges and Universities

Occupancy technology company Occuspace has announced its expansion into several colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada to report real-time and historical space-usage data.



Ellucian Partners with Tata Consultancy Services for Higher Education

Higher education technology company Ellucian announced it has partnered with global IT company Tata Consultancy Services to serve higher education needs on a global scale.

ThriveDX Announces Enterprise Solutions Partnerships to Train Cybersecurity Professionals

Cybersecurity education provider ThriveDX has announced its new partnership initiative, Enterprise Solutions, to train tech students from the "classroom to the boardroom" to fill high-paying and in-demand cybersecurity jobs in the global workforce and to increase diversity and inclusion across the industry.

SXSW EDU Releases Preview of Lineup for 2023; Emphases Include Diversity, Equity, Student Agency

SXSW EDU recently unveiled nearly half of the lineup for its 2023 event scheduled for March 6–9, 2023, in Austin, featuring topics considered the most pressing in education, the organization said.

University of Central Florida and SkillStorm Partner to Expand Access to Tech Credential Courses

Research school University of Central Florida (UCF) has announced a partnership with SkillStorm to make courses available that will qualify students to earn the credentials necessary to work for major tech employers.

Lumen-InScribe Integration Brings Digital Community to New Statistics Courseware

Lumen Learning is partnering with InScribe to integrate its digital community platform into Lumen's new Statistics course and platform.

2U Introduces edX Boot Camps

Online learning company 2U has moved its boot camp offerings to the edX brand with the introduction of edX Boot Camps, intensive technology training programs designed to meet the upskilling and reskilling needs of working adults.