The education and research sector is facing the same challenges as every other industry in personalizing the experiences of its customers and employees. Four in five education leaders report that their users want more individualization, as do their staff members, but 73 percent consider meeting that demand a "growing challenge." These findings surfaced in a survey among 300 C-level executives in North America in 10 industries by Oracle, a company invested in industry and the public sector moving to the cloud.
Higher ed e-sports programs are scoring big-time. Not only have the University of California, Irvine and Ohio's Miami University recently announced the launch of new e-sports initiatives, but also a company that caters to gamers is kicking off a new college scholarship program for them.
In an ongoing partnership with Udacity, GitHub offers its Student Developer Pack members a month of free access to any Nanodegree program.
New cloud-based software will allow administrators to make decisions on all 11 campuses more effectively.
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The 2016 Vernier/National Science Teacher Association Technology Awards have gone to seven teachers, ranging from one teaching fifth-graders to a college professor.
Thirteen schools, ranging from elementary to college, have been selected to share in more than $800,000 worth of classroom furniture, equipment and technology as part of Steelcase Education's second annual Active Learning Center Grant program.
The University of California, Davis, School of Education, in partnership with California Community Colleges, has launched Wheelhouse: The Center for Community College Leadership and Research, a new professional development and research program designed to support current and future leaders of California community colleges.
Kira Talent has launched a new online education portal that offers free courses designed to help college and university admissions teams improve processes from recruitment through enrollment.
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is offering an online Master of Computer Science in Data Science degree through the Coursera massive open online course platform.