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IMS Global Grants First Caliper Analytics Certifications

IMS Global Learning Consortium today announced nine organizations whose ed tech products have achieved conformance certification to its newly released Caliper Analytics standard.

Mississippi State Virtual CC Hands off Proctoring Work

Mississippi Virtual Community College has gone public with its use of an automated proctoring system.

Money Motivates Millennials to Pursue Master's Degrees; Passion for Learning Draws Gen Xers

Most people pursue advanced degrees primarily for the higher earnings they expect as a result, according to new research from LinkedIn.

UNC Charlotte Revamps Wireless Network to Support Mobile Devices, Ed Tech and More

A dramatic increase in the number of wireless devices on campus, coupled with heightened demand for new technologies in the classroom, led the University of North Carolina at Charlotte to upgrade its wireless infrastructure.

Study: College Fails to Fully Prepare Students for Their Careers

Only 5 percent of former college students now in the workforce feel that their post-secondary education fully prepared them for their career, according to a global survey by Instructure, maker of the Canvas learning management system.

SDSC's Neuroscience Gateway Portal Adds REST Programmatic Access for Researchers

The Neuroscience Gateway portal, led by researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego, has received funding to add new programmatic access to high-performance computing resources for the computational neuroscience community.

ASU Adopts Cloud Service to Make Low-Cost Course Materials Available to Students

Arizona State University has signed a three-year agreement with ProQuest SIPX, which will supply a self-service, cloud-based interface that allows instructors to set up course readings using all available library and open source materials.

Seattle U Holds Social Justice Hackathon

Seattle University School of Law is hosting its first Social Justice Hackathon, a two-day event bringing together law students, lawyers and developers to create software applications designed to improve access to legal service.

Rural Oklahoma Students Get Access to College through Distance Learning

High school students in rural Oklahoma schools can now earn college credits prior to graduation without commuting long distances or being limited to online-only courses.

Xavier Project To Help Students and Staff Make Healthier Choices

Xavier University is adding the option for its campus community to gain an education in a healthy lifestyle