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Report: Video Captions Benefit Virtually All Students

Report: Video Captions Benefit Virtually All Students

The majority of students use video captions and video transcripts to help themselves improve focus, retain information, engage with material and improve comprehension, according to a new study from Oregon State University. However, many institutions do not offer captions or video transcripts despite a legal obligation to do so.

Morgan State Deploys Next-Generation Network to Prepare IoT

The university has entered a 10-year contract, announced at the 2016 Educause conference, with Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise to deploy a university-wide data and voice network.

Ed Dept. Launches $680,000 Augmented and Virtual Reality Challenge

Ed Dept. Launches $680,000 Augmented and Virtual Reality Challenge

The United States Department of Education (ED) has formally kicked off a new competition designed to encourage the development of virtual and augmented reality concepts for education.

Adobe Creative Cloud Suite Gets New Android Apps, Updates for Photoshop and Dreamweaver

Adobe showcased a plethora of new and upcoming features in the Creative Cloud suite at its Adobe MAX 2016 conference, taking place Nov. 2 to 4 in San Diego, CA.



Free Stanford Platform Delivers Performance Assessment Help

As states have taken over the job of developing their own K-12 assessment systems, many stakeholders have learned how difficult it is to create high quality assessment tools that can measure the complex thinking and authentic learning aspects of 21st century education.

Top 7 Campus Technology Stories in October

From affordable textbooks to the flipped classroom, here's what was trending on our website last month.

New Grants Available for Alternative Textbooks

Digital course materials company Skyepack today announced a third round of funding available through its Textbook Liberation Fund.

Denison U Adopts Social Learning Platform

Denison University in Granville, OH is replacing its learning management system with a social learning platform.

Active Learning Day Pushes Hands-on STEM Ed

Active Learning Day was the culmination of an effort by several education organizations and the White House to promote student participation in hands-on activities that would help them learn STEM subjects.

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