Tags edtech

New ASU accessibility service lets students get files in more formats

by Betsy Foresman • 2 days ago

The new tool at Arizona State University now allows downloads of digital course materials in screen reader, braille, MP3 formats.

5 steps to getting community buy-in on your edtech programs

by Stacey Pusey • 3 days ago

Commentary: Edtech may be popular, but many decision makers are still dubious. EdWeb.net's Stacey Pusey shares strategies for gaining support.

Pearson acquires adaptive learning technology startup Smart Sparrow

by Betsy Foresman • 3 days ago

Pearson says the new technology will be used to help educators develop more personalized course instruction and feedback for students.

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

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

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

Transcription firm Verbit eyes new languages with $31M funding round

by Colin Wood • 1 week ago

The company says its technology, used in many top learning institutions, will be improved and expanded to include support for additional languages.

University tech presents growing privacy concern for students, educators

by Betsy Foresman • 4 weeks ago

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

Nominations open for 2020 emerging edtech leader program

by Jake Williams • 1 month ago

The program, in its fifth year, is a joint effort between CoSN and EdScoop to recognize emerging leaders in the K-12 edtech space.

Google Earth's creation tools help students tell stories with maps

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

The new creation tools allow students to build visual narratives and engage with learning on a deeper level, one teacher told EdScoop.

Half a million students have visited California state parks virtually

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

The parks agency says it's reached a milestone in sharing the state's natural beauty, all without anyone needing to leave their desk.