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6 growing trends taking over academic libraries

Spreading digital fluency is now a core responsibility of academic libraries, and Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things (IoT) are poised to amplify the utility and reach of library services like never before. These are just two of the revelations part of the New Media Consortium’s (NMC) University of Applied Sciences (HTW) Chur, Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB), ETH Library, and the Association of College & Research Libraries’ (ACRL) Annual Horizon
Published on March 24, 2017 By Meris Stansbury
2 hours ago

College students and faculty swipe to stay mindful

The University of Texas at Austin launches a higher ed app that promotes well-beingAuthor: Stefanie BotelhoA well-being app encourages students at The University of Texas at Austin to stay in the moment—via the device that often takes them out of it: their phone.
Published on March 24, 2017 By Steven Wyman-Blackburn
2 hours ago

Charter Communications Joins with Harlem Fund to Open Spectrum Learning Lab

Charter Communications is joining with the Harlem Educational Activities Fund (HAEF) to open a Spectrum Learning Lab at HEAF’s main program site, located at 2090 Seventh Ave. in Manhattan.
Published on March 23, 2017
9 hours ago

Adaptive OER Series Teaches Science Through Space Exploration

Arizona State University has created a free series of digital lessons, simulations and virtual field trips on space exploration.
Published on March 23, 2017
10 hours ago

Arizona State U Launches Open, Adaptive Lessons on Space Exploration

Arizona State University has created a free series of digital lessons, simulations and virtual field trips designed to teach science through space exploration.
Published on March 23, 2017
10 hours ago

Credly Selects Digital Credential Challenge Winner

The organizers of a challenge that asked participants to use digital credentials to unlock human capital have selected a winner.
Published on March 23, 2017
14 hours ago

Raspberry Pi Robotics Competition Coming to Philadelphia

A Raspberry Pi robotics competition is coming to the United States for the first time. Students in grades 6 through 12 will have the opportunity to put their robots to the test in the first-ever "Pi Wars USA," taking place at a Pennsylvania school in early June.
Published on March 23, 2017
16 hours ago

Interactive Campus Maps Help Students Navigate Universities

By Meghan Bogardus CortezColleges are providing information and boosting security thanks to 21st century maps.
Published on March 23, 2017
17 hours ago

Blockchain: Letting Students Own Their Credentials

Very soon this nascent technology could securely enable registrars to help students verify credentials without the hassle of ordering copies of transcripts.
Published on March 23, 2017
21 hours ago

University experiences explosive growth in campus video use thanks to new platform

Sonic Foundry, Inc., a video creation and management solution, announced that Kansas State University has standardized on Mediasite to create online learning content and serve as the central repository for all academic video files on campus. With Mediasite, the university has undertaken a focused, campus-wide video content management initiative to preserve the thousands of hours of The post University experiences explosive growth in campus video use thanks to new platform appeared
Published on March 23, 2017 By eCampus News Staff
1 day ago
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