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Ranking Reveals World's Top Countries for Higher Education

Universitas 21, a leading global network of research universities, has developed the ranking as a benchmark for governments, education institutions and individuals. It aims to highlight the importance of creating a strong environment for higher education institutions to contribute to economic and cultural development Read More »

Dassault Systèmes and Harvard University Collaborate on 3D

Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, and Harvard University today announced a project to explore the use of immersive virtual reality and interactive 3D in the education and research fields. Read More »

Carnegie Pathways Mean Success for Developmental Math Students

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has engaged networks of faculty members, researchers, designers, and students in the creation of two new mathematics pathways, one in statistics (Statway™) and the other in quantitative literacy (Quantway™). Read More »

SPARKuniversity Offers Resources for Aspiring PE Teachers

SPARKuniversity is a robust digital library of evidence-based learning tools designed to help pre-service teachers' foster positive student learning environments, instruct a variety of innovative fitness units, maximize skill development, integrate motivating technologies, and promote physical activity out of school. Read More »

West Texas A&M Selects Unicon

Unicon, Inc. has been selected by West Texas A&M University to perform a portal upgrade and to deliver a mobile framework. The university will be upgrading to uPortal 4.0, the latest version of the only open source enterprise portal framework built by and for the higher education community. Read More »

Florida International University Adopts the i>clicker2

Florida International University(FIU) has selected i>clicker2 as its centrally supported classroom response system. Beginning in summer 2011, i>clicker2 was integrated into all general classrooms to provide the University’s instructors and students with its reliable, simple and robust polling solution to increase interactivity and advance learning. Read More »

Teacher Performance Assessment Is Underway

Pearson announced that the field test for the Teacher Performance Assessment (TPA), a nationally available, performance-based assessment measuring the effectiveness of teacher candidates seeking initial licenses, is under way. Pearson anticipates receiving nearly 10,000 candidate submissions from participating educator preparation programs. Read More »

Blackboard Launches Augmented Reality for Mobile Campus Apps

Blackboard Inc. announced the addition of augmented reality to its Blackboard Mobile™ Central platform. The company is also announcing the launch of Explorer for iPhone, a free standalone app that leverages the same interface to allow iPhone users anywhere to explore the world around them with augmented reality. Read More »

Blackboard Launches Learning Analytics Solution

Blackboard Analytics for Learn™ harnesses learning activity and data from the learning management (LMS) and student information systems (SIS) to give education stakeholders at all levels access to on demand information needed to improve academic success and student retention. Read More »

Internet2, 16 Major Technology Companies Announce Cloud Service Partnerships

Internet2 and some of the nation’s most prominent high-tech firms announced today partnerships that would expedite the delivery of cloud services to college campuses nationwide, and address research, big data and innovation challenges. Read More »