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5 Keys to a More Student-Equity-Centric Future in Higher Ed

A new white paper out of the University of Utah's Sorenson Impact Center outlines five ways to move higher education toward a student-equity-centric future.

5-College Partnership to Develop Shared Enterprise Technology System

Five public colleges in New Mexico are banding together to implement a shared enterprise technology system that will manage student information, financials, human resources and other campus services and records.

Skillsoft Taps Accredible for Digital Badging

Digital learning and training company Skillsoft has bolstered the pathway programs on its learning platform Percipio with help from portable digital badging company Accredible.

Tally of Credentials in U.S. Education Reaches Nearly 1 Million

According to a new count from Credential Engine, students seeking education credentials in the United States have 967,734 options to choose from.



Thai University Outfits New Ed Facility for Multipurpose Use

A university in Thailand recently finished construction on a 34,000-square-foot educational facility and outfitted it with AV gear from a number of Harman companies. The new multipurpose education building at Naresuan University in Tha Pho is designed to function as a single hall with a capacity of 4,000 or to be split into two smaller rooms.

Tecom Intros New PTZ Camera

AV company Tecom Electronics has produced a new pan-tilt-zoom camera. The TE-PT950 PTZ camera offers a wide viewing angle (340-degree motion) and multiple video interfaces and ports, including HDMI, USB 2.0 and USB 3.0.

Microsoft Intros New Hub for Work Learning

Microsoft has set up a new hub for work and learning that works through Microsoft 365 and Teams, placing learning, well-being and collaboration resources closer to the user and the organization he or she works for.

Towson U Places Digital Collections onto Quartex

Maryland's Towson University has moved its digital archives to Quartex, a hosted application that enables libraries to share and showcase their digital collections.

4 Projects Using Blockchain to Help Learners Document and Share Educational Records

Four blockchain projects have received funding through the Blockchain Innovation Challenge, with the ultimate goal of helping learners take control of their educational records. Each of the projects will receive $150,000 from the competition overseen by the American Council on Education.

MAPS Project Documents Impact of COVID-19 on Higher Ed

A new public data dashboard is intended to track the impact of COVID-19 on higher ed in three areas: state, institution and student. The "MAPS Project," as it's called, is being produced by the Sorenson Impact Center, which is part of the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah.