New support by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities comes thanks to a $4.6-million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
On Monday, Google announced it planned to turn its machine-learning software, called TensorFlow, into open-source code.
At the University of Washington, the online-retail giant unveils a new grant program that doesn’t care whether you’re a professor, a student, or a groundskeeper.
Institutions are expanding the scope and role of their academic-technology centers to put more focus on student success, a survey of center directors finds.
Even though officials say their top priority is integrating information technology into teaching, only 17 percent of campuses include instructional IT efforts in their faculty review and promotion processes, a survey found.
Colleges that want to put degree programs online often turn to the companies for help. But success eludes some. The recent breakup of a partnership involving the University of Florida illustrates some of the problems that can crop up.
A campaign launched by 72 groups argues that civil-rights laws oblige colleges to shield students from anonymous threats and abuse on social media.
Using funds from a $2.5-million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Online Learning Consortium will award the prizes to faculty teams and to institutions.
A venture called Level, which offers courses in data analytics, is one of the first of its kind to be created by a traditional university. Even though it doesn't offer credit, its leaders say, it holds some advantages over similar programs run by private companies.
Michael B. Horn, a co-founder of the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, stepped down on Friday as director of its education program to begin working more directly with companies in the education market.
Students who do well in a series of free online courses will enhance their chances of being accepted into a supply-chain-management program on the campus.
With the help of nearly $2 million in grant money, Excelsior College plans to use analytics to keep the students enrolled, and to share the tool.
When the gamers arrived on Saturday morning, 8,000 feet of extension cords and 11,000 feet of Ethernet cables waited inside the University of Cincinnati’s basketball arena.
In the online environment, many aspects of pedagogy and course design that are taken for granted in face-to-face courses become serious challenges.