Parents are spending more on school supplies this year, mostly for technology purchases, according to a new Consumer Pulse survey from Rubicon Project.
Accenture has provided grants to nearly a dozen universities in an effort to support research and strengthen relationships between its own R&D groups and leading research universities.
First-time smartphone users in a recent Rice University and U.S. Air Force study found that the devices were actually detrimental to their ability to learn.
Kira Talent has launched a new tool for its video talent assessment platform, Kira Academic, designed to improve student admissions.
Earn2Learn is launching a new mobile app designed to encourage family engagement and student attendance at the middle school through college levels.
Moodle today announced MoodleCloud, a service that allows anyone to deploy the Moodle learning environment for free — with no installation or hosting charges.
To help innovators at Purdue University convert their technology ideas into commercial endeavors, the university is running a mentoring program where faculty help other faculty. Deliberate Innovation for Faculty is a team of faculty members who have already had success in moving an invention into commercialization.
MaxCases, a maker of protective cases and accessories for mobile devices in education, has launched a new line of cases for Chromebooks, laptops and tablets.
The Rochester Institute of Technology is launching a summer workshop for teachers and camps for middle and high school students interested in learning about cybersecurity.
A new survey of students enrolled in massive open online courses (MOOCs) suggests that the courses are supplementing traditional higher education forms and "democratizing learning."