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After the pandemic, AI tutoring tool could put students back on track

by Betsy Foresman • 12 hours ago

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University were forced to halt testing on AI-powered tutoring software, but it could find a new use when in-person classes resume.

University of Washington wants to record your coughing sounds

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

To train a new app to monitor coughs from COVID-19 patients, researchers are asking for volunteers to submit vocal samples to train the software.

'Zoombombers' disrupted online classes at several schools, FBI says

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

The FBI issued a warning Monday that's it's received reports of video conferences being disrupted by explicit and hateful images and comments.

Edtech companies offer free tools to colleges affected by COVID-19

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

Hundreds of universities have now moved classes online, and edtech companies are stepping up to help institutions make the transition.

AI software maker donates $16M in licenses to George Mason U.

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

Thanks to a donation from UiPath, business students will get free access to its robotic process automation software.

North Dakota launches student app challenge for career development

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

State officials are hopeful the competition will provide enterprising young developers a chance to meet with industry and secure job opportunities.

Penn State's new mobile app puts all academic resources in one place

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

The new mobile app is "bringing everything together" for students' convenience, said university leaders.

Texas starts showing students how much they'll make with each degree

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

Amid record-high student debt levels, a new bill in Texas arms prospective students with better compensation data related to their chosen majors.

University tech presents growing privacy concern for students, educators

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

The benefits of technology are often publicized, but educators are increasingly questioning whether student surveillance is getting out of hand.