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Instructure Enlists Instructional Design Help for Canvas Users

Instructional design support firm iDesignEDU will partner with Instructure to help colleges and universities build and develop online courses.

U Washington Researchers Develop Energy-Efficient Wi-Fi

A team of computer scientists and electrical engineers at the University of Washington has developed a passive Wi-Fi system that can generate 802.11b Wi-Fi signals using 10,000 times less power than present-day Wi-Fi and 1,000 times less power than Bluetooth Low Energy and ZigBee, according to a news release on UW's site.

Gale Content Now Available Via Google, Google Scholar

Gale's library resources are now searchable by way of Google and Google Scholar.

High Schoolers Take Top Spot at Cornell MakeaThon

Over the course of a weekend, 14 teams made up of college students and high schoolers identified problems, created working prototypes, pitched the audience on their ideas and did demos of their solutions as part of Cornell University's Make-a-Thon.



PeopleAdmin Unveils New Hire Onboarding Tool

PeopleAdmin, a company that provides human resources software for education, has created a product designed to help new employees work through the hiring process.

University of Phoenix Opens Center for Learning Analytics Research

A new University of Phoenix research center will focus on "elevating educational offerings in the digital age through better understanding of teaching and learning through technology."

Top 7 Campus Technology Articles in February

From MOOCs to digital textbooks, here's what was trending on our Web site last month.

Santa Clara U Students Code for Humanity

Saturday morning in Silicon Valley dozens and dozens of students settled in to come up with apps to help two organizations serving the poorest people.

Franklin U Taps Private Partner To Provide Online Options

Franklin University has teamed up with a private partner in an effort to make it easier for students to transfer credits and complete their degrees.

Consortium Partnership Project To Attack DDoS

A consortium of colleges and universities in the United States will be working with a security company to help create a mechanism that enables multiple organizations to work together to defend against DDoS attacks.

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