Taking higher-ed technology to the next level

By Laura Devaney, Director of News, @eSN_Laura
March 4th, 2016

news roundup

Catch up on the most compelling higher-ed news stories you may have missed this week


Every Friday, I’ll bring you a recap of some of the most interesting and thought-provoking news developments that occurred over the week.


I can’t fit all of this week’s news stories here, though, so feel free to visit and read up on other news you may have missed.


In this week’s news:


University tech lab takes on virtual reality
Carolina Cruz-Neira’s visualization technology lab in the Emerging Analytics Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a playground for the imagination.


Ohio’s troubled online learning project investigated

The Ohio inspector general is investigating a troubled joint project by Ohio State University and the state Board of Higher Education to create a clearinghouse of online learning materials.


Ithaca College embarks on solar project
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and Ithaca College announced that construction is underway on a 2.9 megawatt (MW) solar electric project that will provide enough electricity to meet approximately 10 percent of the college’s energy needs.


4 steps to launching a CBE program
A pioneer of competency-based education shares the key steps for developing a successful CBE program.

About the Author:

Laura Devaney

Laura Devaney is the Director of News for eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, and rooting for the Terps. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura

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