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  • West Texas A&M Upgrades Portal To Deliver Mobile Framework

    West Texas A&M University has upgraded its open source enterprise portal framework and implemented a next-generation mobile framework in an effort to more efficiently communicate with students.

  • Cengage Learning, Blackboard Collaborate on Digital Resource Integration

    Cengage Learning and Blackboard have partnered in an effort to give instructors and students more streamlined access to Cengage Learning's digital learning solutions and core curriculum materials through the Blackboard Learn learning management system.

  • Researchers Add Sound-Based Gesture Recognition to Commodity Computer

    A small team of Microsoft and University of Washington researchers are developing a technology that will allow ordinary computers--and eventually mobile devices--to detect gestures and motions in order to control them. SoundWave, as it's called, uses the speaker and microphone already built into most computers to sense in-air actions, such as a wave of the hand to specify an action like, "scroll the screen up" or "scroll it down."

  • SIIA 2012 Ed Tech Survey Deadline Nears

    The Software & Information Industry Association is calling on educators to participate in its 2012 Vision K-20 Survey, part of the SIIA's Vision K-20 initiative that focuses on developing a technology-based educational framework for K-12 schools, colleges, and universities.

  • Case Western Reserve Tightens Research Administration with Help from Huron

    Case Western Reserve University will be implementing a $2 million to $2.8 million pre-award grant system to manage the processes involved in research proposal generation and submission as well as award management.


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