Bonsai Lab has launched a new 3D printer, the FabPod, featuring voice navigation and designed for use in STEM education.
Schools may want to examine whether race- and ethnicity-based admissions preference policies should give way to "poverty preference." If they did, the outcome could be as much or more diversity than is currently being achieved. That's the message from a new report by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation that examines high-achieving, low-income student representation within "selective" institutions.''
zSpace will partner with a PC customizer to produce computers that can handle the demands of virtual reality.
The University of Central Florida and Educause will partner in the fourth version of a massive open online course on blended learning.
Community colleges are positioning themselves to become the launch pad for a new wave of graduates pursuing "green" careers in fields as diverse as efficient transport, smart buildings, energy storage and climate-change habitat restoration projects. A new report from Jobs for the Future and the National Wildlife Federation offers recommendations for how those programs can be scaled to reach 20 million students with "sustainability knowledge" and skills by 2025.
Three new Web-based reference products that cover science topics are now available with optional interactive 3D models.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has opened a new high-tech gathering place where students can study and collaborate 24 hours a day.
The University of California has launched a new venture fund specifically to capitalize on innovation coming out of the university system.
This summer we can expect to see the first mobile device engineered to run apps on Google's Project Tango, and it has education possibilities written all over it.
The annual tech-fest known as the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is taking place Jan. 6- 9 in Las Vegas, and companies new and old have already unveiled their latest bells and whistles. Here are 10 newly introduced products with the most potential for education.