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NYU Tandon Event Turns High School Women into Cybersecurity Ambassadors

Nearly 50 students attended classes at the downtown campus of the university, where they learned about programming, computer architecture, careers in computer science and cybersecurity and how to do professional networking. Now they're expected to return to their schools and serve as "computer science and cybersecurity ambassadors" and recruit a team of classmates to compete in Cyber Security Awareness Week, NYU's annual cybersecurity competition.

Nonprofit Seeks Test Pilots for Digital Credentials Push

Education Design Lab, a nonprofit that's testing out new models for education that integrate credentials, has teamed up with digital badge service provider Credly to solidify a program that will let colleges and universities issue nationally designed digital credentials that recognize workforce-relevant skills.

Indiana U Expands Use of Top Hat Learning Tools

Students on all eight Indiana University campuses now have access to a number of new learning tools at no cost, thanks to an enterprise agreement with Top Hat.

Realizeit Adds New Tools to Personalized Learning and Analytics Platform

Realizeit recently unveiled version 3.3 of its personalized learning and analytics platform, boasting new tools for creating and managing digital learning experiences.



Upcoming Events, Webinars & Calls for Papers (Week of July 30, 2018)

Upcoming events include the T.D.W.I. Anaheim Conference, Distance Teaching and Learning Conference and SANS Network Security 2018.

Blackboard Asserts Commitment to Open Source

In the wake of news of its split from Moodle, Blackboard has reaffirmed its commitment to its Moodle-based Software-as-a-Service product and the open source community.

Moodle Drops Blackboard

Open source software company Moodle today announced it is ending its partnership with Blackboard.

Survey: Buying Course Materials a Top Source of Financial Stress for Students

Buying course materials is the No. 2 source of financial stress for students, after tuition, according to a new survey conducted by market research company Morning Consult on behalf of Cengage.

Hobsons Upgrades Starfish Analytics with New Reporting Tools

Hobsons has introduced a number of enhancements to its Starfish Analytics product aimed at better understanding barriers to student achievement.

Triseum to Release 2 New Learning Games

This fall, Triseum is expanding its ARTé video game suite with two new art history games that immerse students in the history and creation of art and architecture around the world.

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