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Texas A&M Adds Partner for Online Proctoring

Texas A&M University system has signed with a third party to provide online proctoring services for the 143,000 students taking exams at its 11 campuses and associated online courses.

Ellucian Unveils New Analytics Platform, Fundraising Software

Ellucian has introduced its upcoming role-based analytics platform designed to provide insight to enterprise-wide data for more than 100 campus departments, including recruitment, student administration, financial aid, human resources and advancement.

Jenzabar Talks up New Bundle of Student Success Modules

Education technology heavyweight Jenzabar has begun delivering an application tied to student retention and success.

California Polytechnic State U Virtualizes CAD Labs

California Polytechnic State University has overhauled the computer labs for its aerospace and biomedical engineering programs by implementing virtual desktops and applications.



D2L Revs Brightspace LMS with New Virtual Classroom Tools

D2L has unveiled the Autumn16 release of its Brightspace learning management system, which includes new tools for personalized learning and assessment of soft skills.

Internet2 Adds Password Manager to Recommended Services

The University of Alabama at Birmingham recommended the inclusion of the software it uses to maintain user security for inclusion in Internet2's products and services guide.

U Iowa, Others Tap Mobile Apps for Campus Safety

University of Iowa, Santa Fe College in Florida, University of Texas at El Paso and Barton Community College in Kansas have adopted or begun testing a mobile safety app for emergency notifications and mass messaging in the event of a campus emergency or "virtual safety escorts."

State University System of Florida Looks to Double Online Enrollment

The Board of Governors’ Innovation and Online Committee has set a goal to increase student enrollment in online classes over the next ten years, while making distance education programs more affordable for learners.

NYU Tandon Researchers Develop Robotic Platform for Behavior Research

A team of researchers at New York University's Tandon School of Engineering have developed a robotic platform to assist in the study of freshwater fish behavior.

Learning Objects Debuts Competency-Based Education Platform

The new Competency-Based Learning Platform from Learning Objects supports flipped, fully online, blended and face-to-face instruction.

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