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UC Berkeley Researchers Win Augmented Reality Grant

Researchers at the University of California Berkeley have won a $100,000 grant to continue their work using augmented reality to make it easier for people to control autonomous aerial vehicles commonly known as "drones."

Promethean Launches Latest Iteration of ClassFlow

New ClassFlow Connect device allows nearly complete integration of all devices and digital displays in a single classroom.

Rochester Institute of Tech To Blend Tech and Liberal Arts in New Major

A new bachelor's degree at Rochester Institute of Technology expects to combine technical courses and liberal arts subjects.

Wikipedia Edits Now Get Student Paper-Style Plagiarism Check

The most cited source in secondary and higher education student papers is now getting the same kind of plagiarism check those student papers also often get.

Pathways Project Helps CCs Build Guided Academic, Career Pathways

A mix of community colleges in 17 states are participating in a new national project to help them create academic and career pathways at a scale to meet the needs of all of their students.

ProQuest SIPX Adds Features for Easier Creation and Sharing of Digital Course Materials

ProQuest has launched new capabilities in its SIPX digital course materials products designed to make it easier for faculty to create and share digital content.

Embry Riddle Turns to Crowdfunding to Help Finance Student Projects

In conjunction with National Philanthropy Day, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has launched a crowdfunding Web site.

American Council on Ed Offers Alternative Credits for Non-Traditional Students

The American Council on Education has selected several non-accredited education providers to offer courses for its Alternative Credit Project, an initiative designed to help nontraditional students earn college degrees.

Academic Partnerships Awards Grants for Distance Ed Research

Academic Partnerships has selected 16 faculty members from five universities as the recipients of its latest round of Academic Research Grants.

Udacity and Google Unveil Co-Developed Nanodegree

For-profit online education provider Udacity and Google today unveiled a new micro-credential program, the Senior Web Developer Nanodegree.