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Excelsior College To Integrate Game-Based Learning in 5 Courses

Excelsior College will integrate gaming and advanced simulation in five of its courses over the next year. It is one of the first steps in an initiative to integrate game-based learning across its entire curriculum.

InFocus Debuts Digital Whiteboard for Small Group Collaboration

The new DigiEasel is a 40-inch digital whiteboard that can be used in smaller classrooms or meeting spaces.

Big Data Research Project Looks for Answers to Questions Nobody Knows to Ask

A computer science researcher at an Illinois institution is working on algorithms to help computers apply artificial intelligence to figure out what important answers are buried in big data — even though the users may not know what questions to ask.

Report: Internships Don't Rate Much Attention

Even as some institutions struggle to justify the value of the education they're delivering to their students, internships, which provide work experience, get short shrift.

ASU Picks Cloud Service for Education for Enterprise Tools

Arizona State University has agreed to use a cloud storage provider as its primary secure collaboration platform throughout all of the university's campuses and academic activities.

Researchers Demonstrate a Customizable 3D Printing Design

Professors and students at universities in the United States and Israel may have taken the first step toward fully customizable 3D printing design.

Indiana U Expands Remote Support for IT Help

Indiana University has gone public with its multi-year usage of a remote support application to deliver IT help.

Google Adds Collaboration Features for Classroom and Docs

The company's free LMS now allows instructors to push Web sites to a room full of students, and the productivity suite has new templates, tools and capabilities.

Canon Developing 4K LCOS Projector

Canon is working on a new model in its REALiS series of LCOS projectors that will display video and still images at a resolution of up to 4,096 x 2,400 pixels.

Edmentum Adds 42 Semesters of Elective and Career Courses

Edmentum has expanded its elective and career course offerings by extending its partnership with eDynamic Learning.