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Arizona State Wins Grant To Tackle Frankensteinian Questions

Arizona State University has received a continuation of a multi-million grant to help the public explore questions first posed in 1818 with the publication of Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus.

Fullbridge To Offer Career Development Courses on edX

Fullbridge, a company that provides online training programs, will offer a series of online career development courses on the edX platform.

IBM Competition Pushes Student Teams To Tackle Big Data Research Problems

IBM Competition Pushes Student Teams To Tackle Big Data Research Problems

UC San Diego Launches Robotics Institute

Context is everything. That's true whether you're trying to understand just how harmful red meat really is or considering how to create robots that can help people based on the information the machines receive in real time. The latter effort will be the focus of a new institute at the University of California San Diego.

Motivating IT staff at colleges and universities

Motivating IT: Dump Bonuses and Low Base Salaries; Pay Fairly and Well; Ratchet Up Autonomy

Are you taking the wrong approach to motivating the IT team at your college or university? You might be, if you are using traditional and intuitive approaches to rewarding behavior. That is according to Daniel Pink, the keynote speaker at the 2015 Educause conference in Indianapolis.

Civitas Learning Taps into Echo360 Student Data

Civitas Learning and Echo360 have partnered to support integration of the Civitas Learning predictive analytics platform with the Echo360 teaching and learning platform.

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.