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Online University Adopts New LMS To Improve Student Experience

A for-profit online university has completed a migration to a new learning system started earlier this year.

Solstice 2.2 Expands Mirroring Support for iOS Devices

Mersive has updated its Solstice software to expand the mirroring capability of Apple iOS devices.

Penn State Leads Ranking for Top Online Bachelors

Determining the best online degree program to attend depends on what degree the student is going after, if the latest rankings from U.S. News & World Report are any indication.

Monash University Implements Cloud Platform for New Data Center

Monash University in Melbourne, Australia has established a new cloud data center to support research at the university and throughout the country as part of an open and global cloud infrastructure.



Campuswide WiFi Upgrade Enhances Learning at Lamar University

Thousands of students, faculty, staff and visitors at Lamar University in Texas now have access to super-high-speed wireless thanks to a campuswide WiFi infrastructure upgrade. The university rolled out an 802.11ac WiFi network from Ruckus Wireless as part of an effort to infuse technology into the teaching and learning experience.

Shmoop Adds College Selection Tool

Shmoop has launched a pair of tools designed to help students select which colleges are right for them and to prepare for the working world.

U Southern California Launches Online Doctorate of Ed Program

The University of California's Rossier School of Education is launching an online Doctorate of Education in Organizational Change and Leadership this week.

Folding@home App Lets Idle Smart Phones Contribute to Scientific Research

Stanford University and Sony have released a new mobile app that lets smart phones help conduct scientific research while they're charging.

Versal Course Creation Tool Adds Chrome App, LTI Compatibility

Versal has added a Chrome app and learning tools interoperability to its course creation tool, also called Versal.

Survey: Facebook Still Most Popular Social Network, Others Gaining

Facebook continues to be the most widely used social network among online adults, according to a new survey from the University of Michigan School of Information and the Pew Research Center.