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Savannah College of Art and Design Introduces AR-Trackable Catalog

Building on the success of its VR-enhanced acceptance letter packages in 2015, the Savannah College of Art and Design has introduced a college catalog with augmented reality (AR) technology.

Report: Wearables Continue Counting Off Growth

The wearables market retains its steady growth, rising 17 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016 compared to the same period in the previous year, according to International Data Corporation's recent Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker report.

Report: iPad, Mac Use Growing in Higher Ed

Ninety-four percent of higher education institutions in a recent survey said they use Apple's iPad to enhance learning, while 80 percent use Mac devices.

Immersive Education: AR Comes of Age

For augmented reality to succeed in education, there's more required than just cool experiences.



Unizin and Instructure Extend Modules Data in Canvas

A new collaboration between Unizin and Instructure will extend the quantity and quality of data in the Canvas learning management system.

Colorado State U and McGraw-Hill Education Launch Learning Analytics Research Project

A new research initiative from McGraw-Hill Education and Colorado State University is exploring the use of learning analytics to boost retention.

Report: Lack of Mentors, Female Role Models Top List of Barriers Facing Women in Tech

The ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association) released “The Future Tech Workforce: Breaking Gender Barriers,” a report from its global survey of more than 500 women working across a range of tech industries. The report looks at why women are underrepresented in the field and identifies the top five barriers experienced by women in tech.

Report: Courseware, Learning Analytics See Most Acquisitions in Ed Tech Market

Consulting and research firm Adventures released its 2017 Higher Education Technology Landscape Report, which provides ongoing analysis of the technology market to support higher education decision-makers tasked with choosing products from hundreds of vendors.

1 Million Interactive Flat Panels Sell in 2016

Interactive flat panel displays (IFPDs) did well in the education and corporate markets last year, selling one million units in 2016, according to a recent report by market research firm Futuresource Consulting.

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