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Piazza Launches Custom Training Program

Social learning company Piazza has introduced a new custom training program to help universities scale the use of the technology across the institution.

Lumen Learning User Testing Center to Examine Equity in OER Solutions

Open educational resources provider Lumen Learning is partnering with Rockland Community College to launch a user testing center that will gauge the effectiveness and cultural relevance of the company's OER solutions, particularly for low-income and minority students.

U Illinois Gies College of Business Develops Microcredential Pathways with Google

The University of Illinois Gies College of Business is partnering with Google to bundle certificate programs in job-ready skills and create microcredential pathways for adult learners.

Kenzie Academy Taps Digital Community Platform for Software Engineering Program

Kenzie Academy, a division of Southern New Hampshire University focused on job training, is providing its software engineering students with an on-demand, virtual space where they can connect with peers and instructors.



New Boston University Innovation Center to Transform Digital Learning

A new innovation center at Boston University will focus on "the creative application of digital technologies in education."

ASU Developing Research Facility in Space

Working alongside others, Arizona State University is developing a space station that acts as a business park for research, manufacturing, travel, education and exploration.

OpenStax Gets Federal Funding for Computer Science OER

Open educational resources publisher OpenStax has received funding from the U.S. Department of Education to address a gap in the OER textbook market.

Kahoot! Releases Higher Ed Editions

Learning platform Kahoot! has launched a new study companion for higher education students.

UNLV Adds Dozens of Hyflex Classrooms

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas has introduced a number of hyflex classrooms, capable of accommodating students attending in person and online.

Imperial Valley College Adopts New Outcomes Assessment Platform

A Southern California community college has adopted new software, to improve the processes of assessing student learning outcomes.