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Bay Area Research Universities Partner on Chan Zuckerberg Biohub

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and pediatrician Priscilla Chan have enlisted help from UCSF, UCB and Stanford to build a $600 million biomedical science research center in San Francisco. The facility will use $3 billion over the next decade to cure diseases.

More Than Half of Americans Unfamiliar with Augmented Reality

Despite the success of the AR mobile game Pokémon Go, more than half of Americans are unfamiliar with augmented reality, according to a survey from ReportLinker Insight.

Report: Higher Ed Neglecting Employee Engagement

Faculty and staff engagement and retention is financially beneficial to higher education institutions and contributes to student success, yet many colleges and universities are not measuring employee engagement, according to a new report from Cornerstone OnDemand and Ellucian.

Most Faculty Tackle Synchronous Online Instruction Ill-Prepared

Most Faculty Tackle Synchronous Online Instruction Ill-Prepared

If the outcome from online courses is uneven, it's little wonder. Most instructors aren't exactly up to speed on what to expect, according to a new report from the Online Learning Consortium

Most Faculty Believe Tech Has Positive Impact on Education

Campus Technology's first-ever Teaching with Technology survey found that faculty have an overwhelmingly positive outlook on tech in the classroom.



From IoT to IoE: More Ways for Institutions to Connect to Everything

From wearables, to smart objects and environments, to sensor networks, and more, our choices for connecting with the Internet of Things are increasing exponentially. We are now beginning to speak in terms of the Internet of Everything. CT asked Robbie K. Melton, associate vice chancellor for mobile and emerging technologies at the Tennessee Board of Regents, for some advice and insight for higher education institutions as they explore the unique applications of the IoE in education.

MIT Teaches Wireless Routers to Know How You're Feeling

A team of researchers at MIT believe they've created a way to recognize basic emotions with signals transmitted from the closest wireless router.

73 Percent of Coding Bootcamp Graduates Employed Full-Time, Earn Salary Lift

A recent survey of more than 1,000 qualified graduates from coding bootcamps around the country found that 73 percent are employed in full-time positions, with an average salary increase of 64 percent.

Carnegie Mellon Algorithm Uncovers Online Social Site Fraudsters

A research team at Carnegie Mellon University has developed open source software that will allow social media sites to identify fraudulent accounts, reviews and followers.

Students Report: Classroom Use of Tech Getting Lamer

More students earned better grades in their face-to-face courses than they did in their online courses. And more of them said they believe they could do even better if their professors used more technology in the classroom. Yet in some ways student confidence in the use of classroom technology appears to be on the wane. Those are some of the conclusions shared recently from a May 2016 survey of 500 college students.

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