North Carolina is tackling the problem of teacher shortages by proposing legislation that would allow faculty from higher education to work as adjunct instructors within K-12 schools in core academic subjects without a teaching license.
While IDC acknowledged that a sub-percentage point increase in traditional PC shipments "was arguably flat," the IT market research firm said it was still noteworthy for being the first sign of expansion for PC sales in five years.
The project is intended to encourage students to create innovations in education and development and make them available through an eventual marketplace the company will host.
A new web program by Google allows users to explore the world in virtual reality (VR) by just speaking the name of a place. Speak to Go is activated by a user’s voice.
The University of California system’s timeline to upgrade its payroll and personnel system was extended again and the project is now expected to cost more than three times the original budget.
Earning a two-year degree pays off. Specifically, completing an associate degree yields an average of $4,640 to $7,160 more per year than entering college and not completing a program.
VR First, a global initiative to democratize virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) hardware and software for academic institutions, is planning to open 50 of its VR/AR labs at colleges and universities by the end of this year, in an effort to meet future workforce demands.
A new partnership between Follett and Lumen Learning will make Lumen's open educational resources available through Follett's IncludED program and Follett Discover infrastructure.
The United States Department of Education last week published a database of accreditation reporting statuses — a move that means more transparency for higher education.