How Georgia built a statewide K-12 model for professional learning

by EdScoop Staff • 3 days ago

Commentary: Lisa Schmucki, founder and CEO of edWeb.net, tells the story of how a small team built a big online network.

Google's machine-learning boot camp targets workforce gap

by Betsy Foresman • 4 weeks ago

A computer science initiative addressing workforce shortages will be piloted at Mills College in Oakland this February and other schools next summer.

Data analytics tool sees fail rate plummet in Kennesaw State course

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

An educational learning platform is helping the school's educators monitor student engagement and performance.

edX launches 9 master's degrees through major university partners

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

The new offerings include technology specialties like analytics and cybersecurity, and focus on low enrollment costs.

​Augusta University announces unique 'cybersecurity engineering' degree

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

The Georgia university says it's the first higher education institution in the country to offer a cybersecurity specialization focused on hardware.

'Hacking For Defense' course to be taught in 20 universities this year

by Ryan Johnston • 3 months ago

The course will challenge graduate students to come up with solutions to common military and intelligence problems.

As tech giants focus on accessibility tools, the equation changes for education

by Patience Wait • 3 months ago

Costs and ease of use improve as Microsoft and other companies expand features and promote them.

With $60 million in NSF funding, U. of Texas will build the fastest supercomputer in higher ed

by Ryan Johnston • 3 months ago

The Frontera supercomputer will launch in 2019 and will serve as a resource for professors and researchers nationwide.

OER shown to improve grades, not just cut costs

by Corinne Lestch • 5 months ago

A University of Georgia study found that open educational resources improved end-of-course grades for undergraduates and lowered D, F and withdrawal rates.

New cyber facility to push major research advances at small South Dakota university

by Ryan Johnston • 5 months ago

The "MadLabs" facility — which will have labs devoted to different research areas — will open to students, faculty and researchers in the fall of 2019.

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