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2 Universities Turn to the Cloud for Their LMS

Two long-time Internet2 institutional members will be taking advantage of a NET+ cloud offering introduced last year by Blackboard.

D2L Debuts Competency-Based Ed Offering

A new Competency-Based Education (CBE) solution from D2L combines the company's Brightspace Learning Environment, strategic consulting, domain expertise and a CBE community.

Indiana U Formalizes Active Learning Efforts With 'Mosaic' Project

Indiana University has placed an official wrapper around its active learning experimentation. The institution recently launched the "Mosaic Active Learning Initiative," a project that encompasses services and strategies to support faculty and students using this type of classroom and instructional approach.

Online Learning Consortium to Expand Digital Courseware Initiatives

The Online Learning Consortium's work to spread adoption of next-generation digital courseware solutions in higher education just got a $2.5 million boost from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Purdue Students Interning in New State Security Ops Center

Purdue University students will have the chance to staff a new security and counter-terrorism center intended to protect people and assets in the state of Indiana.

ProQuest SIPX Debuts New Course Material Tools

ProQuest SIPX, a provider of digital course materials solutions for higher education, has introduced three new tools designed to help reduced costs for students and simplify the implementation of digital educational resources for educators and administrators.

University System of Maryland Analyzing Impact of Student Success Programs

The University System of Maryland is taking a close look at its retention efforts and how interventions impact student success.

Modo Labs Updates Kurogo Platform

Mobile engagement company Modo Labs today unveiled version 2.5 of its Kurogo platform, technology that allows both technical and non-technical users to create mobile apps.

Mac and Windows PCs Climb in U.S. as Worldwide Shipments Tank

Even as shipments of traditional computers tumble around the world, shipments of OS X- and Windows-based computers managed to climb slightly in the United States in the third quarter.

App Platform Now Available to U.S. Universities

The campusM omni-channel platform has been launched in the U.S., allowing colleges and universities a single app for all students, administrators and faculty on any kind of device.