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Survey Hints at Cybersecurity Communications Gap

Technology solutions provider CDW-G today released a cybersecurity survey that may indicate a communications gap between IT departments and students.

Education Department Funds Innovation for $95 million

Recipients of this year's federal EIR grants include organizations that are undertaking promising work in teacher professional development, reading and writing, school leadership and other practices.

Digital Promise and Facebook Team on Social Media Marketing Training for Adults

Digital Promise and Facebook are working together to create a face-to-face training program to help adults learn digital skills.

Hoonuit Buys Ed Training Company, Offers PD Credit Through U North Dakota

By completing a Pathway set, educators can earn a graduate credit through U North Dakota by working with an instructor of record at the university, receiving feedback on assignments and creating a "final reflection" paper that ties together the learning.



Nearly All Prospective Students Want a Tech-Savvy Institution

Nearly nine in 10 college students—, 87 percent — said it was important to them that the institutions they applied for were technologically savvy, according to a new survey.

Oakton CC Pilots Digital Course Materials

Oakton Community College in Illinois is working with Pearson to provide more affordable course materials to students.

Indiana U Deploys Kaltura Lecture Capture Across Campus

Indiana University is rolling out Kaltura Lecture Capture in 600-plus classrooms this fall, with plans for expansion in the future.

Report: Most Higher Ed CIOs Expect Digital Transformation to Cause Significant Change to The Business Model

A third of higher ed CIOs identified enrollment as their top business priority, leading all other priorities.

Ohio U Turns to Open Resources to Reduce Student Costs

Ohio University has teamed with a private partner to make open educational resources (OER) more accessible to students.

Exams and Test Anxiety Disadvantage Women in Introductory Bio Courses

"Other studies have shown that students' performance on high-stakes exams is not a good predictor for whether they're acquiring the skills that STEM professionals need," said one of the report's authors. "And if psychological barriers prevent women from performing optimally on exams, it may be time to reconsider exams as a primary method for evaluating students' knowledge."

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