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Study Finds 14 Common Traits for Strong STEM Outcomes

A five-year study from George Washington University, George Mason University and SRI International found 14 traits that exemplary STEM high schools have in common.

Michigan State U to Develop ‘Smart’ Counseling Tech

The National Science foundation awarded Michigan State University a $1 million grant to develop iSee, mobile technology that measures human behavior.

OER Use to Triple Over Next 5 Years

A new survey from Cengage Learning found that open educational resources in higher education have the potential to triple in use as primary courseware over the next five years.

Time Spent with Course Content Isn't Biggest LMS Predictor of Student Success

The biggest predictor of student achievement (based on their use of a learning management system) isn't the amount of time they spend working with course content; nor is it how long they spend taking assessments or participating in discussion forums.

Kent State U Project Catalogs, Creates Apps for Special Education

Educators and researchers at Kent State University have launched an app that teaches mathematical reasoning to students in special education, as well as a website that catalogs similar resources.



Social Media a Top Cybersecurity Challenge in the Workplace

Safe social media use is the No. 1 cybersecurity challenge for employees, according to the latest report from Wombat Security Technologies on security awareness issues in enterprise organizations.

Penn State Platform Connects Researchers to Industry Funding

A new platform from Pennsylvania State University provides a standardized way for faculty to form industry partnerships and connect to funding opportunities.

U of Washington Summer Program Projects Impact Transportation, Food Industries

The Data Science for Social Good summer program brought teams of students and data scientists together to work on projects that impact public policy.

LG 360 degree camera

Virtual Reality to Drive Rapid Adoption of 360 Degree Cameras

360-degree cameras allow users to shoot spherical videos and still images, which can be shared on services like Facebook and YouTube and experienced as virtual reality using a phone, tablet or dedicated VR headset.

Harvard Partners with Indian Company to Advance Robotics, Wearable Tech and IoT

Harvard University has entered an agreement with several companies under Tata, which will provide $8.4 million to support research in cutting-edge labs across the university.

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