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Microsoft Unveils Immersive Reader in Word for iPad, Other Accessibility Updates

Microsoft has unveiled new updates to improve accessibility and inclusivity across a range of education tools.

Unizin Partners with edX, Cengage

Nonprofit consortium Unizin is expanding its suite of education technologies and services through two new partnerships with edX and Cengage.

Babson Lab to Experiment with IoT for Social Good

Babson College's Lewis Institute for Social Innovation has launched the IoT For Good Lab to encourage the use of the Internet of Things (IoT) for social good.

Snagit Adds Tools for Isolating Text, Other Image Elements

Techsmith has unveiled the latest edition of its screen capture and image editing software, Snagit 2018, with updates designed to help users modify specific elements of images.



6 Broad Trends Emerge for Future of Ed Tech

A new research effort focused on the future of "cyberlearning" examined hundreds of education technology programs and found several major themes that point to the future of technology in education.

Meredith College Wins Nearly $1 Million to Support Women in STEM

The college will use the grant money, estimated to be $997,077, to launch the Advancing Women's Education in STEM (AWE-STEM) Scholars Program, which will aim to offer additional scholarship and programming support for women in STEM majors beginning next fall.

MakerBot Intros Platform for Experimental Projects

A new offering from MakerBot aims to serve as an experimental platform for creating, building, innovating and collaborating with 3D printing.

D2L Brightspace Autumn17 Release Offers Flexibility, Streamlined Features

D2L today introduced the Autumn17 release of its Brightspace learning management system. The latest features focus on flexibility and streamlined workflows, according to a news announcement.

California Colleges Dumping Test Scores, Adopting GPA to Define College Readiness

Some state legislators were listening last year when a report from Education Northwest encouraged the use of grade point averages and school work in helping to determine how "college-ready" prospective students were.

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