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Microsoft Adds New Features to Office 365 Education

Microsoft has added a couple of new features to its Office 365 Education portfolio of products for students and teachers.

Report: 3D Printing Market to Double by 2020

Research: 3D Printing Market to Double by 2020

The 3D printing market will reach $35.4 billion in 2020, according to a new report form International Data Corp.

ED Forms 8 Higher Ed Partnerships to Improve Access for Low-Income Students

The Educational Quality through Innovation Partnerships experiment encourages unconventional higher ed programs in an effort to promote and measure college access, affordability and student outcomes.

LearnLaunch Breakthrough Program Opens for Applications

The LearnLaunch Accelerator for ed-tech startup companies is now accepting applications for its second Breakthrough Program.



Edvance360 LMS Now Integrates with Panopto Video Platform

A new integration between the Edvance360 learning management system and Panopto video platform will allow instructors to capture lectures with Panopto, import the recordings to Edvance360, and embed the content into their courses.

University of Tennessee Migrates to an Enterprise Content Management System

The University of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN, will begin moving from the use of simple document management software to an enterprise content management system.

Nor-Tech Takes Supercomputers Out of the Data Center

Nor-Tech, a manufacturer of high performance computing clusters and other computing equipment, has developed a line of lower-cost supercomputers designed for use in an office, classroom or laboratory, rather than a data center.

Students Delay Getting Course Material, Face Poorer Grades

More than seven in 10 students (72 percent) wait until a new course has started before they invest in course material. Another 27 percent never buy the course material at all. These results come from a survey done in May 2016 of 500 currently enrolled college students by Wakefield Research on behalf of VitalSource.

Vincennes U Adopts Tool to Connect Students to STEM opportunities

Vincennes University has adopted a new platform designed to connect students with opportunities in STEM careers and education.

MITx Adds Instructor Grading in MOOC

Beginning on August 29, MIT will be kicking off its latest round of "Introduction to Philosophy: God, Knowledge and Consciousness." This time, however, some participants will have the chance to submit a paper and have it reviewed by the instructors — a first for MITx, the institution's edX portal.

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