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New Platform Enables DIY Adaptive Learning Course Design

Acrobatiq’s Smart Author Adaptive Learning Platform will give institutions and faculty the tools to develop and constantly update their own online learning initiatives.

Kaltura Partners With Sharp on Interactive Display Boards

Video technology provider Kaltura has partnered with Sharp Imaging and Information to supply its video platform to the Sharp line of display boards.

ShareStream Debuts Video and Audio Analytics Dashboard

ShareStream, an online video and media management solution for education, has introduced a series of analytics dashboards and reporting application programming interfaces (APIs) designed to help higher education institutions monitor and analyze video and audio usage data.

Survey: Online Courses, Use of Tech Better Route than Public Funding To Cut College Costs

The delivery of online classes is viewed by most people as a way that colleges and universities are keeping expenses down for their students. In a recent survey, 65 percent of respondents identified those more than anything else a school can do to reduce student costs.

Taskstream Debuts Aqua Assessment Tool

Taskstream, a provider of assessment and e-portfolio technology for higher education, has introduced a new assessment tool called Aqua.

UC San Diego Adopts Sally Ride STEM + Arts Outreach and Training Program

In a new agreement the STEM education company created by America's first female astronaut has become an official part of the institution under a new multidisciplinary program that intends to continue its educational mission of inspiring K-12 students in science, technology, engineering and math, with a special emphasis on reaching out to girls and other under-represented groups of kids.

Blackboard Collaborate (Ultra) Highlights Assistive Tech Adherence

Blackboard has improved accessibility functionality for its online collaboration application.

CampusQuad Enhances Student Information Mobile Platform

Mobile platform provider CampusQuad is adding three new elements to its Student Success Platform, which organizes and delivers information to university students.

Duquesne U Uses Lecture Capture for Doctor of Pharmacy Weekend Program

Students in the Post-Baccalaureate Doctor of Pharmacy Weekend Program at Duquesne University's Mylan School of Pharmacy take advantage of recorded lectures to study for their courses.

EasyVista Aims To Provide Full Range of Student Services With One Click

The new product from EasyVista has allowed Villanova and Gonzaga universities to offer a number of new services to students and faculty across a wide range of devices.