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Gonzaga, Springboard Launch Cybersecurity, Software Engineering 'Bootcamp' Programs, Focusing on Career Prep

Springboard, an online learning platform that emphasizes mentor-student relationships, today unveiled a new partnership with Gonzaga University to deliver two online “bootcamps” to learners aiming for careers in cybersecurity and software engineering.

LG Intros CreateBoard, New Ed Tech Solutions

LG Business Solutions introduced its newest product, CreateBoard, along with other ed tech, and announced expanded training programs through its LG Academy at the 2023 Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) in New Orleans.

Western Governors University Adds Peer-to-Peer Support to Competency-Based Courses

Western Governors University's College of Information Technology has adopted InScribe's digital community platform to bring a peer-to-peer support model to its competency-based courses.

Upcoming Events, Webinars & Calls for Papers (Week of Jan. 23, 2023)

Upcoming events include the Instructional Technology Council 2023 eLearning Annual Conference, TDWI Las Vegas, and SXSW EDU 2023.



Call for Speakers Now Open for Tech Tactics in Education: Data and IT Security in the New Now

Coming to Orlando, FL, Nov. 7-9, 2023, the new conference from the producers of Campus Technology and THE Journal will focus on cybersecurity and data practices across K–20 education.

7 'Wicked Problems' Facing Higher Education and Solutions to Address Them in 2023

In its December 2022 report, "Solving Higher Education's Wicked Problems," WGU Labs, the research arm of Western Governors University, identified seven areas that need solutions based on the science of learning if higher education is to address the challenges facing it now and in the future.

Report Finds Distinct Gender Gap in College and Career Readiness

A new report from college and career readiness company YouScience reveals that while 44% of female high school students showed aptitude for careers in architecture and engineering, they showed 0% interest in them when interest-based, instead of aptitude-based, tools were used to gauge student talents, abilities, and pathways.

Varsity Tutors Launches Essay Review Service

Varsity Tutors, an online live learning platform used by students from elementary school through college, has launched On-Demand Essay Review, a new service that allows students to upload a draft of their work to its secure Live Learning platform and get coaching and feedback from tutors within 48 hours.

Aver Releases Large Meeting Room 4K Audio Tracking Camera

Aver Information Inc. USA has introduced its CAM570 PTZ (pan/zoom/tilt) 4K dual-lens audio tracking camera, designed for large meeting room and conferencing applications. The camera features three pairs of built-in sensors that detect human voices up to 10 meters away. The company showcased the camera at the CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2023.

Acer Announces a Host of New Desktops and Laptops

At the CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2023, computer company Acer announced many new desktops, laptops, monitors, and other gear, several of which may be of interest to educational institutions for their capabilities.