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Students in MindTap Courses Can Now Use Microsoft Office Tools

Students using Cengage Learning's digital learning platform, MindTap, will now be able to access Microsoft Office while working on their courses in the platform.

Brown U Platform Connects Students to Internships

To help students make connections that will lead to internships, Brown University in Rhode Island is running BrownConnect, a platform that allows alumni and parents who specifically want to work with Brown students to post internship and research opportunities.

SoftChalk Updates Curriculum Authoring Platform with E-Book Creation Tool

SoftChalk has updated its digital curriculum authoring platform, SoftChalk Cloud, with a new e-book creation tool and publishing options, among other improvements.

Internet2 Universities Address Trust and Identity in New Release

Internet2 released a new set of software programs and best practices for bolstering trust and identity in education and research on campuses.



New High-Speed Network Link Ties Institutions in Americas

The academic world just got a little tighter with the lighting up of a 100-gigabit research and education network link between the United States and Latin America.

Moodle Intros Full Support for Competency-Based Ed

Open source learning platform Moodle today released version 3.1, which introduces new features for competency-based education.

UCLA Turns to Students for App To Hush People Who Monopolize Meetings

The chancellor at the University of California Los Angeles has tapped a trio of students to tackle a problem we've all faced: meetings that have been hijacked by a lone participant at the expense of the entire group's productivity.

Xerox Adds Analytics to Video Capture

Xerox researchers in India have developed technology that's able to analyze the contents of video and index it in a way that enables students to go immediately to the specific part of the recording they need for their learning.

XYZprinting Debuts 3D Printer Offers High-Res Scanner, Laser Engraver and Built-in Wi-Fi

Taiwan-based 3D printer manufacturer XYZprinting has launched a new feature-packed printer suitable for education.

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