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Breaking Stories in Higher Ed 3/9/2021


  • Study Finds Use of Video Boosts Learning

    A meta-study has found that the use of pre-recorded video can lead to "small improvements" in learning and replacing existing content with videos can result in "strong" learning benefits. The work, published by the American Educational Research Association, was undertaken by a team of researchers from Australian Catholic University and the University of Queensland.


  • Oakland University AR Center to Provide Workforce Training

    A new augmented reality center at Oakland University's School of Engineering and Computer Science will offer students hands-on experience in applying AR technology in the manufacturing field.

  • Lincoln U Deploys WiFi 6 to Support Remote Learning

    Pennsylvania's Lincoln University has boosted wireless connectivity in all its campus spaces with a network rollout designed to meet the demands of both in-person and remote instruction.

  • IBM Expands HBCU Quantum Center

    Membership in IBM's IBM-HBCU Quantum Center has nearly doubled since it launched last September. Created to advance quantum information science and provide STEM-based opportunities for traditionally underrepresented communities, the Center recently added 10 new historically Black colleges and universities to its roster.


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