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Fayetteville State Gets Grant to Promote CS with Neighborhood Kids

A North Carolina university is working with a recreation center down the block from campus to teach elementary and middle school kids in the neighborhood how to code.

Ivy Tech CC Expands Coaching Program to Improve Retention

A 32-campus community college system is expanding a student success coaching program to encompass a broader range of students.

Updated Captioning System Works with Pre-Recorded Video

Later this week, a broadcast technology company will introduce an updated version of its captioning technology to address the captioning of pre-recorded content.

Time Spent with Course Content Isn't Biggest LMS Predictor of Student Success

The biggest predictor of student achievement (based on their use of a learning management system) isn't the amount of time they spend working with course content; nor is it how long they spend taking assessments or participating in discussion forums.



Carnegie Mellon Adds Dual-Focus Cloud for Business Course

Carnegie Mellon University is adding a new six-unit course, "Cloud Computing for Business," to its School of Information Systems & Management academic offerings.

Federal Ban Leads to ITT Tech Shutdown

ITT Education Services has announced it will permanently cease operations at all its schools. The decision comes after the Department of Education banned ITT Tech from accepting new students who rely on federal financial aid, among other restrictions.

Kent State U Project Catalogs, Creates Apps for Special Education

Educators and researchers at Kent State University have launched an app that teaches mathematical reasoning to students in special education, as well as a website that catalogs similar resources.

San Francisco Accelerator Boosts 5 Higher-Ed Startups

A business accelerator focused on technology for higher education has named its first cohort of startups.

New Virginia Tech Facility Offers STEM Training for Teachers, Students

Virginia Tech is providing hands-on STEM training to both teachers and students with a new learning environment that is part lab, part makerspace and part classroom.

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