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Creating a Better Audio Experience in the Classroom

Perry Goldstein | September 12, 2014 2:31 pm

Electronic audio capture is becoming an increasingly important classroom tool. But with VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol), which also includes video and BYOD, and video production in education, there is an influx of audio novices setting up systems. While this expansion is good for the users, it is a difficult situation for those not expertly aware of the challenges of audio capture.

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Report outline challenges, tips from college and university officials implementing online learning programs

September 22, 2014 8:28 am
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According to recent polls and surveys among college and universities that are either in the final stages, or have fully implemented, online learning courses and platforms, there are a number of common, well-defined challenges and trends experienced by IT departments and faculty. The good news is: there are also scalable tips.

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Washington State Community Colleges Piloting a Faster, Cheaper Degree Program

September 22, 2014 8:26 am
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Community colleges in Washington State are lowering the time to and cost of a degree with a new online program that combines a competency-based model with open educational resources.

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MOOC watch: Closing readiness gap

September 22, 2014 8:23 am
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US MOOC provider edX has launched into the high school market announcing 32 free online courses which are intended to “close the readiness gap between high school and college”. The subject areas covered include maths, science, English and history.

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LearnLaunch Opens Third Round of Funding for Ed Tech Startups

September 19, 2014 9:55 am
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LearnLaunch Accelerator, a Boston-based ed tech startup program, has opened for applications for the 2015 cohort. As many as eight startups will be selected to receive $18,000 and other benefits, including mentoring, discounted services, networking opportunities and a three month residential program at the organization’s ed tech startup co-working space, LearnLaunch Campus.

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BrightSign to Partner with Philips Signage Solutions at InfoComm 2013

Sinthia Thomas | June 11, 2013 10:37 am

LECTROSONICS ANNOUNCES ASPEN CERTIFIED DEALER PROGRAM

Luis Phill | June 11, 2013 10:36 am

Consumer Cellular Adds Home-Phone Service

Joseph Palenchar | June 11, 2013 10:34 am
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Edtech Startups Using Big Data: Intellify

September 19, 2014 9:51 am
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Intellify is a cloud-based service providing learning data management. It uses apps and platforms to capture a significant amount of detailed data about individual learning activities, such as assessments, reading, annotation, video watching, and lecture engagement. “[Education providers] use our platform to capture, collect, aggregate, store, and then we provide APIs that you can use to get that data back. Some of those APIs include visualization to provide feedback to students, instructors, and administrators,” states Chris Vento, CEO and Co-Founder.

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5 Tips for ELearning Success

September 19, 2014 8:56 am
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Not all elearning is created equally. In fact, there are many programs out there that lack fundamental instructional design techniques. As a result, the courses lack in effectiveness.

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