All of the new projectors weigh about six pounds and use the company’s DLP BrilliantColor display technology to deliver 3,000 lumens of brightness and a 2,300:1 contrast ratio.
Instructure has launched a limited pilot of Canvas Commons, a new learning object repository that integrates with the Canvas learning management system.
The University of Canterbury in New Zealand will use ProQuest’s Intota Assessment tool to make decisions on its library collection.
Supported by a 10,000:1 contrast ratio, the unit also offers full HD 1080p resolution and 3,000 ANSI lumens of brightness.
The University of California, Davis will build a solar power plant that will be the largest in the UC system and will meet 14 percent of the university's energy needs.
Mid-Atlantic Crossroads (MAX), a 100-gigabit, multi-state optical transport network operated by the University of Maryland, is establishing an advanced cyberinfrastructure platform for the research and education community.
Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY has developed an open source predictive analytics model that uses big data to help identify students at risk of not completing their coursework.
Blackboard has acquired a provider of Web-based real-time communication technology, Requestec.
Houghton College, a small, Christian liberal arts college with about 1,000 students, is installing a 2.5 megawatt solar array on its campus in Western New York. The college broke ground on the project Wednesday.
Massive open online courses can be as effective to help students learn as face-to-face classes — and the learning outcomes will be equivalent whether or not they're academically prepared for the class or whether they perform well or poorly on a pretest.