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Morgan State Adopting New Comprehensive Learner Record in Move to Competency Model

A Baltimore university will be introducing a digital record and wallet to its transcript system, enabling students to collect and share their competencies. The move by Morgan State University, an historically Black university, is intended to be part of the institution's broader effort to transition to a competency-based education model.

New Camera Device Brings in-Room Whiteboard to Virtual Classes

Videoconferencing company Owl Labs has launched Whiteboard Owl, a camera device that transmits any in-room whiteboard to online or hybrid classes.

Kent State Standardizing on Aruba Networking Gear

Kent State University has gone public with a sizable network upgrade: The eight-campus system is deploying technology from Aruba for its wired, wireless, management and cybersecurity needs.

Stanford Opens Office of Digital Ed

Stanford University has launched a digital education office with the intent of broadening equity and access to higher education through digital pathways.



Ellucian, D2L Expand Partnership for Easier Integration

In order to provide a more streamlined experience across their platforms, Ellucian and D2L have announced an expanded partnership focused on ease of integration.

Digital Promise Launches Digital Learning Research Network

Digital Promise has launched SEERNet, a five-year program that's intended to inspire research on digital learning at scale in both higher education and K-12.

Zoom Tackles Problem of Low Bandwidth for Faculty

Zoom has introduced several new features specifically useful to educators.

Contrary to Popular Belief, College Students Do Care About Their Data

The idea that college students don't care about the privacy of their data may be a myth. These digital natives are increasingly aware of the importance of data privacy, especially when it involves the protection of information about their academic or professional prospects, according to a new report from the Future of Privacy Forum.

Adobe Releases Web Betas for Photoshop, Illustrator

Adobe has launched web betas for two of its flagship software tools, Photoshop and Illustrator. A wide range of updates to these and other Creative Cloud tools were also announced today at Adobe MAX.

New Cengage Product Embeds Course Materials into Learning Management System

Ed tech company Cengage has launched a new product that integrates digital course materials into an institution's learning management system.