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U Edinburgh Enhances Video in Teaching With New Platform

The Scottish university will use Kaltura’s video platform on a campus-wide level beginning with the 2016-17 school year.

Cengage, NISOD Partner on Adjunct PD

The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development has partnered with Cengage Learning on a slate of professional development resources for adjunct faculty and administrators.

$800K Study To Test Digital Learning Effectiveness

A National Science Foundation grant will allow researchers at North Carolina State University to study how digital learning programs can best benefit students.

Study: Young People Like Technology But Fewer Want IT Careers

New research conducted by CompTIA finds people between 13 and 24 are overwhelmingly comfortable with technology, but a much lower percentage are interested in careers in information technology.

Saint Mary's U Debuts Accelerated Online MBA

Minnesota's Saint Mary's University is launching an accelerated online MBA program in an expansion of its fully online offerings.

Report: Privacy Elusive in World Linked by Mobile and IoT

An annual report published by the Georgia Institute of Technology examined the emerging cyber threats for the coming year, among them: ever-shrinking personal privacy, lackadaisical security considerations in the Internet of Things and a dearth of trained experts to stay on top of cybersecurity considerations for organizations.

Florida International U College of Business Sees Explosive Growth in Video

Over the past few years, faculty at Florida International University's College of Business have created more than 2,500 videos, amounting to 5,000-plus hours of content, using lecture capture technology from Sonic Foundry.

Utica College Adds Online Courses from Third Party To Help Students Meet Prerequisites

Utica College has tapped a private partner in an effort to expand access for students as they complete prerequisite courses.

NSF Funds Big Data Brain Trust

This week the NSF unveiled the establishment of four regional hubs for data science innovation, each led by a team of university experts and extending out to almost 300 other organizations, including non-profits, cities and businesses.

Arizona's Sun Corridor Network Joins Internet2

The Sun Corridor Network, a research and education network founded by Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona, has joined Internet2 as a Research and Education Network member, bringing faster connectivity to Arizona educators and researchers.