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Report: Top 4 Barriers to College Completion

A new working paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research has examined this "completion crisis" to understand its causes and potential interventions.

New Texas A&M Supercomputer 'Grace' Goes Online in December

Texas A&M University is getting a new supercomputer. The latest system, which goes online for researchers in December, will be 20 times more powerful than the supercomputer it's replacing.

New Brief Offers Lessons in Advising for Community Colleges

To help institutions that want to "redesign or enhance" their advising services, a new research brief by nonprofit social policy research firm MDRC has shared lessons honed over two decades.

4K Wireless Presentation Gateway Addresses BYOD

Key Digital has launched a new 4K wireless presentation gateway for bring-your-own-device environments. The new KD-BYOD4K allows the teacher or instructor to broadcast content to and from computers, whether they're operating on Windows, Mac, iOS or Android.



Survey: Video Is Essential, But May Be Losing Its Luster

In an annual survey done by Kaltura, fewer faculty and staff respondents agreed that video increased student achievement (down 11 percent from last year's survey), increased the sense of affiliation alumni felt for their institutions (down 9 percent), increased student satisfaction with learning (down 7 percent) or increased educator collaboration and professional develop (down 5 percent).

U Wyoming Latest to Sign OPM Agreement with Wiley Education Services

The University of Wyoming has signed an online program management agreement with Wiley Education Services, to help faculty shift courses to online formats in time for the spring 2021 semester.

Campuswire Invites Instructors to Make Best Courses Available to World — and Collect a Fee

Education technology company Campuswire has introduced a platform that allows professors from around the world to deliver their live online classes to anybody on the internet.

Panopto Adds Webex Integration

Panopto and Webex users will now be able to transfer their video recordings to their media library. Panopto produces video management applications; Webex is a videoconferencing program.

Biden Transition Team Reflects Support for Public Education, Teachers and Equity

President-elect Joe Biden has named an education transition team made up of 20 education experts.

Research: Community College Guided Pathway Programs Cost More, but Get Results

How much does it cost to implement guided pathways in community colleges? That was the topic of a study by the Community College Research Center, which examined the pathway work done at six institutions.