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SMART Debuts 2 Multi-User Interactive Displays

SMART Technologies is rolling out two new multi-user interactive displays, the SMART Board MX (V4) and the SMART Board GX (V2). The displays are designed to "allow multiple users to freely write, erase, and gesture at the same time, across platforms and applications." The announcement was made at the 2023 TCEA Convention & Exposition, taking place this week in San Antonio, TX.

Epson Intros Next-Generation Lamp-Free Laser Displays

Epson has introduced several new displays at the 2023 TCEA conference, focusing on enhanced collaboration for education and business. Included are several lamp-free laser projector displays in the PowerLite and BrightLink lines.

Upcoming Events, Webinars & Calls for Papers (Week of Jan. 30, 2023)

Upcoming events include the Instructional Technology Council 2023 eLearning Annual Conference, TDWI Las Vegas, and SXSW EDU 2023.

What to See at SXSW EDU 2023

Each year, the SXSW EDU Conference & Festival convenes practitioners, policymakers, and dreamers for an exploration of the future of education. Coming to Austin March 6-9, the event for education and industry professionals will offer a diverse array of workshops, mentoring opportunities, film screenings, competitions, performances and other learning experiences designed to deliver inspiration, connection, and meaning.



Gonzaga, Springboard Launch Cybersecurity, Software Engineering 'Bootcamp' Programs, Focusing on Career Prep

Springboard, an online learning platform that emphasizes mentor-student relationships, today unveiled a new partnership with Gonzaga University to deliver two online “bootcamps” to learners aiming for careers in cybersecurity and software engineering.

LG Intros CreateBoard, New Ed Tech Solutions

LG Business Solutions introduced its newest product, CreateBoard, along with other ed tech, and announced expanded training programs through its LG Academy at the 2023 Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) in New Orleans.

Western Governors University Adds Peer-to-Peer Support to Competency-Based Courses

Western Governors University's College of Information Technology has adopted InScribe's digital community platform to bring a peer-to-peer support model to its competency-based courses.

7 'Wicked Problems' Facing Higher Education and Solutions to Address Them in 2023

In its December 2022 report, "Solving Higher Education's Wicked Problems," WGU Labs, the research arm of Western Governors University, identified seven areas that need solutions based on the science of learning if higher education is to address the challenges facing it now and in the future.

Call for Speakers Now Open for Tech Tactics in Education: Data and IT Security in the New Now

Coming to Orlando, FL, Nov. 7-9, 2023, the new conference from the producers of Campus Technology and THE Journal will focus on cybersecurity and data practices across K–20 education.

Report Finds Distinct Gender Gap in College and Career Readiness

A new report from college and career readiness company YouScience reveals that while 44% of female high school students showed aptitude for careers in architecture and engineering, they showed 0% interest in them when interest-based, instead of aptitude-based, tools were used to gauge student talents, abilities, and pathways.