News Update :: Tuesday, January 9, 2007

News

UCLA Adopts Open Source Moodle as Campus CMS

UCLA has decided to adopt the free, open source-based Moodle course management system as the single open source platform for its common collaboration and learning environment (CCLE)...

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MIT Releases Peer Comparison of CMS Costs, Practices

MIT has made available online a study it commissioned last year comparing course management system (CMS) practices and costs, as well as life cycle of course materials, at top universities...

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Researchers Set Record For Network Data Transfers

A team of university computer scientists, network engineers, and physicists from the California Institute of Technology and the University of Michigan, with partners at the University of Florida and Vanderbilt, set records for data transfer speeds during a conference “bandwidth challenge” in Tampa, Fla...

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Cornell Project to Broaden Diversity in Computing

Cornell University is leading a pilot project to explore new approaches of attracting women and minorities to the computing field...

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UC Berkeley Tech Icon Richard Newton Dies

A. Richard Newton, one of the founders of the electronic design automation (EDA) industry, died of pancreatic cancer at 56...

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Contracts, Deals, Awards

IBM Grants to Extend Entertainment Chip to Higher Ed

IBM picked 10 universities around the world to receive its “Shared University Research” (SUR) awards to extend is consumer electronics-based Cell Broadband Engine (Cell BE) processor technology to education applications...

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Berklee Deal Offers Web-based Music to Underserved

The Berklee College of Music has launched a partnership with community organizations nationwide to deliver music instruction to underserved young people across the U.S. In originating the City Music Network, Boston-based Berklee said it would combine Web-based and real-time music education programs to students regardless of their financial means or location...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Educational Technology Research Symposium
in Austin, Texas, February 5-6, 2007

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