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Software, Classroom Management Top Interests Among Educators for Online Professional Learning

According to a new survey, educators typically take advantage of online professional learning (PL) opportunities because they are personally interested in finding out more about subjects; they're most interested in learning about software and digital resources and classroom management; and they're more likely to take advantage if they've been teaching for less than 20 years.

New York U STEM Program to Give Teachers Industry Experience

STEM teachers will receive a dose of work outside of the classroom as part of a New York University program intended to help them understand how to inject real-world projects into their lessons.

Shindig Video Chat Now Integrates with Canvas

Shindig today announced its integration with Canvas by Instructure, bringing the former's video chat platform to the learning management system. 

San Diego Supercomputer Center's Mentor Program Enters Second Year

The San Diego Supercomputer Center has concluded the first year of its Mentor Assistance Program (MAP) and is preparing to launch the second year.



Illume Learning Launches Free Database of Teaching Materials

The company bills its course creation tool as the world’s largest database of teaching materials available to instructors in higher education.

More Than 90 Percent of Institutions Offer Alternative Credentials

The same study to report this statistic also found that millennial students prefer badging and certificates to traditional degrees.

New Device Can Turn a TV Into an Interactive Whiteboard

Incorporating touch technology, a new device can turn any flat-screen television or monitor into an interactive whiteboard.

Excelsior Teams with Private Partner for Low-Cost Online Courses

Excelsior College has teamed with a private partner to create a low-cost alternative pathway to college credit.

Blackboard Works with Dreamit to Speed Ed Tech Startups

Two companies focused on education technology are teaming up to help kickstart more new companies into the category.

Union College Turns to Private Partner for Online Courses

Union College has teamed with a private partner in an effort to make affordable online courses more easily available to students.

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