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Universities to Boost Student Grad Rates by 20 Percent

An alliance made up of 11 major universities across the United States has knocked its goal of graduating more students -- including more low-income students -- out of the park.

Report: Game-Based Learning Helps Students Develop Writing Skills

According to initial results from recent pilot, digital game-based learning improved student engagement and self-efficacy in writing courses at 14 colleges and universities.

Cengage Debuts Developmental Math Tool with 'Learning Bursts'

MindTap Math Foundations is meant to address what students said is the biggest challenge they have in being ready for college: lack of time.

While 80,000 UC Berkeley Students and Staff Suffer Breach, Campus May Suffer Suit

A data breach at the University of California Berkeley provided criminals with access to banking information and Social Security numbers belonging to about two-thirds of its current students and half of its employees, among others.



Penn State Campus Teams with High Schools on STEM Exposure

A Pennsylvania university is reaching out to local high schoolers to participate in a workshop that will introduce them to STEM-related careers and education.

AVTeq Launches 48-Device Charging Cart

AVTeq has launched the Tablet Charging Cart, a mobile cart capable of charging as many as 48 devices.

Grant Proposals Wanted To Study Online Education

Academic Partnerships is now accepting applications for its semiannual Faculty Research Grant program.

Kaltura Updates Video Platform with Interactive Quizzes

Kaltura has updated its video education platform to include an interactive video quizzing tool.

Instructure Opens Up Canvas Network Data

Researchers can now access de-identified learning data from more than 230 massive open online courses (MOOCs) hosted on Instructure's Canvas Network.

Lessons To Explore Cybersecurity Strategy and Tactics

An instructor at the Rochester Institute of Technology will be creating two units on strategic thinking and tactics for use in cybersecurity classes, thanks to a grant from Intel.

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