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Top 7 Campus Technology Stories in October

From affordable textbooks to the flipped classroom, here's what was trending on our website last month.

New Grants Available for Alternative Textbooks

Digital course materials company Skyepack today announced a third round of funding available through its Textbook Liberation Fund.

Denison U Adopts Social Learning Platform

Denison University in Granville, OH is replacing its learning management system with a social learning platform.

Active Learning Day Pushes Hands-on STEM Ed

Active Learning Day was the culmination of an effort by several education organizations and the White House to promote student participation in hands-on activities that would help them learn STEM subjects.



U of Washington Updates Mobile App with Additional Resources

The University of Washington has unveiled an updated version of its mobile app that enables students across all three UW campuses to search and uncover more UW resources.

Community Colleges Get Online Hub for Student Success Materials

The Association of American College and Universities (AAC&U) has launched a resource hub intended to be a repository for templates, campus examples, webinars and online discussions that come out of institutions participating in the organization's Liberal Education and America's Promise (LEAP) initiative.

U Penn Launches College Promise Online Database

The University of Pennsylvania has launched an online database to find information on the 150 College Promise programs across 37 states.

Tablet Market Slumps in Third Quarter 2016, Though It's Better Than Q2

Things are looking mixed in the worldwide tablet market. Vendors shipped 43 million units in the third quarter of 2016, a year-over-year decline of 14.7 percent, according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation’s Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker.

National Math Teachers Council Warns of OER Risks

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) released a statement last week warning of the risks involved in relying too heavily on open educational resources, or OER.

Pearson to Add Watson Smarts to Online Courseware

IBM and Pearson will be working together to apply the cognitive abilities of IBM's Watson in providing tutoring to students using Pearson's courseware.

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