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The AV/IT College Standings Program—Open for Submission

David Keene | January 19, 2017 3:37 pm

With the launch of the new AV/IT Standings program from NewBay Media–I have never been more excited about a project, this new service to the higher education community and those who serve it. 


Open Source Mahara Opens Moodle Further Into Social Learning

January 26, 2017 9:09 am
Designers, managers and other professionals are fond of Open Source, digital portfolio solution Mahara. Even students are incorporating their progress on specific competency frameworks, to show learning evidence. Mahara and Moodle have a long and durable relationship spanning years, ―so much so that the internet has nicknamed the super couple as “Mahoodle“―. A recent post on Moodlerooms’ E-Learn Magazine documents the fruitful partnership as it adds value to New Zealander Catalyst IT’s offerings.  


Ed-Tech Startup Conference Pushes Boundaries

January 26, 2017 9:05 am
It’s hard to believe that we are preparing for the the fifth LearnLaunch Across Boundaries conference.


Opening A New Hub Devoted to Teaching and Learning: January 30

January 26, 2017 9:03 am
Provost Vincent Price announces the opening of a significant new hub devoted to teaching and learning, located on the first floor of the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center and encompassing the Center for Teaching and Learning, the Online Learning Initiative and the Center for Learning Analytics.


Study of MOOCs offers insights into online learner engagement and behavior

January 25, 2017 12:39 pm
In 2012, MIT and Harvard University launched open online courses on edX, a non-profit learning platform co-founded by the two institutions. Four years later, what have we learned about these online “classrooms” and the global community of learners who take them?


U.S. College Students Targets for Employment Scam

January 25, 2017 12:38 pm
A scam is targeting college students across the United States, offering them fake positions in an attempt to extort money from them, a news report says. Scammers are putting advertisements on college employment websites, offering them fake administrative positions, NBC4 reports. In addition to the fake job postings, some students are receiving emails on their school accounts informing them of the said fraudulent positions.


Austin Startup Raises $1.25 Million to Connect Students Around the World

January 25, 2017 12:36 pm
PENPAL SCHOOLS, an Austin-based startup, has secured $1.25 million dollars in seed funding.