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Measuring the impact of OER at the University of Georgia

Open educational resources have saved students millions of dollars, but can they also improve students’ grades?

Canvas catches, and maybe passes, Blackboard as top learning management system for U.S. colleges

Blackboard dominated the U.S. learning management system market for 20 years, but new data show its cloud-based competitor edging past it.

When digital humanities meets activism

Rapidly produced and highly topical digital humanities projects are challenging perceptions of the field.

Cost concerns keep cloud services out of reach of many small colleges

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Many colleges are embracing IT cloud services, but significant cost barriers remain for smaller institutions.

Apple to launch student ID cards for iPhone

Tech giant is working with universities to bring the functionality of a student ID card to the iPhone and Apple Watch.

New York State doubles down with another $8 million for open educational resources

State's initial $8 million investment significantly increased number of students in courses taught with OER. With new round of funding for 2018-19, CUNY and SUNY will focus on strategy and sustainability.

Research universities quietly collaborate with Facebook. What are they working on?

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A growing number of academics are working with the social media platform to build new products, but few want to talk about it.

Debate over graduation rates at Rio Salado, the largely online community college

The mostly online Rio Salado College pushes back on a critique of its graduation rates, while nonprofit colleges may be feeling more heat about their results amid the collapse of for-profits.

A technology 'evangelist' believes colleges can teach their digital natives a thing or two

Colleges will have to change how they teach Gen Z students in the era of digitization, but the students have much to learn, too: "We're wiser than they are."

Universities work to offer complete Wi-Fi coverage on campus

Students expect wireless internet access everywhere on campus, and colleges and universities pay millions to provide it.

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