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Echo360 Adds AI-Powered Captioning Service to Video Learning Platform

Echo360 has partnered with Rev to bring the AI-powered captioning service to users of the EchoVideo learning platform.

Lumen Learning Partners with APLU to Pilot Equitable Courseware at More Universities

Digital courseware provider Lumen Learning is working with the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities to bring Lumen's Introduction to Statistics course to more colleges and universities across the United States.

Vernier Software & Technology Rebrands with STEM Focus

Vernier Software & Technology has changed its name to Vernier Science Education to more closely reflect the company's focus on providing hands-on, socially relevant STEM education tools and resources, according to a news announcement.

Open Web Annotation Tool Hypothesis Forms Public Benefit Corporation, Garners $2.5M Investment from ITHAKA

Hypothesis, maker of an open annotation tool that allows users to make public or private annotations on any web page, PDF or document, has incorporated as a public benefit corporation — a move that will enable it to pursue the funding needed to scale the service, the company said in a news announcement.



AI Ethics Advisory Board Offers Guidance on How to Develop and Deploy AI Responsibly

Northeastern University's Institute for Experiential AI is launching an artificial intelligence ethics advisory board that will provide hands-on, independent guidance to help organizations, institutions, government bodies and others develop and deploy AI responsibly.

Browser-Based Video Editor Offers Free Subscriptions for Education

Kapwing is now offering free subscriptions for education users of its browser-based video editing software, which works on all platforms, including Chromebooks.

Bridge Learning Tech Unveils VR Learning Solution for Automotive Education and Industry

Technology-focused consultancy Bridge Learning Tech has introduced a new Virtual Reality Learning Solution to assist automotive electric vehicle technicians.

Saint Leo U and RobotLab Partner to Build AI and Robotics Lab on Campus

Saint Leo University and RobotLab recently announced a partnership to build an artificial intelligence and robotics lab on the nonprofit university's residential campus in Pasco County, FL.

Revised Organic Chemistry Text to Be Free Online via OpenStax

Cornell professor emeritus John McMurry’s 10th edition of his bestselling textbook Organic Chemistry will be published by Rice University’s OpenStax open educational resource program next year, according to information released by the university. The textbook, which could normally cost students hundreds of dollars, according to OpenStax, will be available to students for free online, thanks to its alliance with original publisher Cengage Learning.

Stakeholder Input Drives Northern Arizona University LMS Transition

After a 10-month evaluation of LMS platforms that gathered extensive input from students, faculty and staff, Northern Arizona University is moving to Instructure's Canvas learning management system.