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Polytechnic-Focused Dixie State University to Offer Technology Skills Training to All Students, Faculty and Staff

Dixie State University in Utah has partnered with technology workforce development company Pluralsight to help boost students’ technology-based skills.

AAC&U Collaborates with Utah's Higher Ed Institutions on Civic Engagement and Student Success

The American Association of Colleges and Universities has embarked on a statewide project with the Utah System of Higher Education to evaluate student performance on civic outcomes.

U Tennessee Experiments with VR Course Delivery

A fall 2021 capstone marketing course at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Haslam College of Business used virtual reality as a regular delivery modality.

Educational Robotics Market to Reach $4 Billion by 2028

The need for robotics in education will help drive double-digit annual growth worldwide through 2028, according to a forecast from Emergen Research.



SAS Virtual Learning Portal Offers Students Free Training in Analytics Skills

Analytics software provider SAS has launched a new program offering analytics skills training for higher education students.

Survey: 1 in 4 Students Say They're Assigned Too Many Learning Tools

More than a quarter of students (27%) in a recent poll said they are being assigned too many different learning tools in their courses. And 16% reported they have difficulty navigating and using those tools.

Bowdoin to Equip All Students with Apple Tools

Bowdoin College has announced it will provide every student with a suite of Apple technology as well as access to course-specific software in an initiative it's calling the Digital Excellence Commitment.

Engageli Update Offers Browser-Based Teaching, Improved Tools

Virtual teaching and learning company Engageli has launched version 2.0 of its platform, introducing a browser-based interface for instructors (in addition to the existing native application for Windows and macOS) as well as a spate of new features for learning.

Howard U to Engage Students with Five-Year Sustainability Plan

Howard University recently announced that it will be partnering with VEIC and CustomerFirst Renewables to develop a five-year campus Sustainability Plan.

Research Hub to Explore Safety and Equity in AI

A new research hub at Northwestern University will explore the impact of artificial intelligence systems and seek ways to better incorporate safety and equity into the technology.