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University of Waterloo Partners with BlackBerry on Cybersecurity, AI Research

The University of Waterloo in Canada has embarked on a five-year partnership with BlackBerry focused on research and technology in cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, machine learning and safety assurance.

Free Workshop Addresses Equity in Digital Learning

Every Learner Everywhere, a network of organizations focused on education technologies, teaching practices and support services for blended and online learning environments, is offering a free virtual workshop on the topic of equity in digital learning.

ProctorU Gets Rid of AI-Only Proctoring

ProctorU, the academic division of Meazure Learning, has announced it is discontinuing services that rely solely on artificial intelligence for exam proctoring. Instead, it will use human proctors for every test session.   

Florida Southern College Creates Esports Arena to Boost Community Gameplay

Florida Southern College has expanded and upgraded its campus esports facilities, turning a space for community-based computer gaming into a large esports arena.

Miami Dade College Launches Digital Community for STEM Students

Miami Dade College's School of Science is using technology from InScribe Education to create a digital community where STEM students can connect with peers, find information and more.

8 Colleges to Participate in OER Study

Eight colleges across the United States have been selected to participate in an Achieving the Dream study on teaching and learning with open educational resources.

Othot Expands Student Success Offerings

Data analytics company Othot has released Student Success Essential, a lower-cost version of its flagship Student Success Premier retention platform.

Butler County Community College to Engage Students with Video Tools

Pennsylvania's Butler County Community College has invested in Echo360's video management and active learning platform to help engage students across online, hybrid and in-person formats.

Central Piedmont CC Taps Retention Tech with Equity Focus

North Carolina’s Central Piedmont Community College has partnered with Aviso Retention to help boost retention in the wake of COVID-19.

Loyola University New Orleans Supports Digital Transformation with ERP Revamp

To help accelerate its digital transformation, Loyola University New Orleans is rolling out Ellucian's Colleague SaaS ERP solution.