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College profs say smartphones can help low-income students have academic success

An academic prompts debate after commenting on low-income students’ need for smartphones and how lack of access to the devices can hurt college performance.

Coming to a shopping mall near you: Georgia Tech?

Georgia Tech moves forward with plans to create storefronts for its online education programs, joining a growing number of institutions offering hybrid online learning experiences.  

Colleges rush to prepare for Amazon expansion

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As Amazon green-lights two new headquarters in New York and Northern Virginia, universities and colleges scramble to create a talent pipeline for tens of thousands of high-paying tech jobs.

Big data, AI prompt major expansions at UC Berkeley and MIT

As reach of big data and AI grows, UC Berkeley and Massachusetts Institute of Technology unveil plans for major expansions.

In the spirit of open source, educators should collaborate -- even with rivals (opinion)

Education leaders and their institutions should collaborate -- even with rivals, Noah Pickus and Matthew Rascoff argue.

With acquisition, SNHU seeks pathway between K-12, college and work

The university and its large online division plan to create a "seamless pathway" between K-12, college and students’ first jobs.

A university uses its internal technology expertise to help other colleges go online

As an early adopter of online learning, Franklin University built a strong technology and content infrastructure -- which it is now deploying with other colleges that want to start or expand their own digital course offerings.

Apple co-founder's coding boot camp founders

Woz U, named for Apple co-founder, is subject of critical news report citing dissatisfied students, prompting a state investigation. Its leaders defend quality but acknowledge flaws and a slow start.

Penn introduces new online bachelor's degree program

Several Ivy League universities offer online degrees at the graduate level -- but few have ventured into online undergraduate degrees. The University of Pennsylvania could lead the way.

Purdue blocks access to Netflix, Hulu, Steam in four lecture halls

Purdue pilot program restricts access to sites such as Netflix and Hulu in specific lecture halls.

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