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Survey: Even as Online Course Enrollment Rises, Institutional Support Shrinks

Even as online course registrations continue to rise, fewer academic leaders consider online learning critical to their "long-term" strategies or rate the learning outcomes in online education as equal or superior to face-to-face instruction, according to a new report from the Babson Survey Research Group.

St. Andrews U To Expand Digitization of Early European Books

An agreement between ProQuest and St. Andrews University aims to expand access to books published before 1650.

RIT to Build New Facility for 3D Printing Research

Rochester Institute of Technology is equipping a new research facility devoted to developing next-generation 3D print materials and applications.

Bretford Unveils Modular Charge and Sync Carts

Bretford has debuted a new charging and storage cart, the CoreX, for mobile devices and another line, featuring the new "MiX Module System," for MacBooks and iPads.



Pearson Partners with mLevel To Gamify Business Ed

Pearson has partnered with mLevel , a company that produces interactive, game-based business education experiences designed to increase student engagement, to gamify the former's Introduction to Business course content.

Cornell Research Finds Route to Faster, Better Page Ranking

A technique developed by Cornell University researchers offers the promise of speeding up search rankings to real-time speeds.

Researchers Get Faster Access to Datasets

Research publisher Elsevier and the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research have teamed up to provide linking between research articles and related datasets.

Udacity Students Come to Silicon Valley

Udacity founder Sebastian Thrun touted the company's new program announced in January called Nanodegree Plus, which guarantees that students enrolled in four of Udacity's online programs — Senior Web Developer, Android Developer, iOS Developer and Machine Learning — will find employment in the United States within six months of graduation or receive a full tuition refund.

Penn State Researcher Wins Funds To Apply Big Data to 'Science of Science'

A researcher at Pennsylvania State University has won a grant to use big data analysis to explore the "science of science."

Where Can You Find the Most Affordable Online Schools? (Clue: Not in the Major Cities)

You may never have heard of them, and they're based in little-known Google Map locations like McAllen, TX; Pahrump and Winnemucca, NV; and Albany, GA. But these three institutions have taken the top spots as the most affordable online colleges and degrees in the country.

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