Age of Learning Invested $100 Million In Adventure Academy, a Game-Based Learning MMO

Game-based learning is a concept often applied in so many different ways and settings that it can be difficult to come to an effective definition […]

McGraw-Hill Announces Partnership with Alchemie to Develop AR Chemistry Tools

McGraw-Hill, on May 21, announced it had entered into a partnership with the startup Alchemie to develop augmented reality (AR) chemistry tools for college-level learners. […]

Why American Teachers Side Hustle Online

Teaching was once viewed as a great job because it came with the opportunity to make a big impact in the lives of young learners, […]

Workplace Learning Games: Game-Based Versus Gamification

There used to be a time when playing games in the workplace primarily referred to office politics and interpersonal relationships. In the modern digital era, […]

WGU Ohio Faces a Legislative Challenge

In February 2018, Western Governors University announced that it would soon be operating in Ohio with the full support of the state government. At the […]

Project Chimera Uses VR to Put Remote Students in the Classroom

With education in all forms today, classes tend to be either wholly online or wholly face-to-face.  While some hybrid degrees are gaining in popularity in […]

Microsoft Invests $125,000 in Miami EdTech

Miami EdTech, an education technology non-profit, recently announced that it has been awarded a $125,000 grant from Microsoft in support of its new “EdXpert, powered […]

Rethinking the Flexibility of Online Learning

Since its inception, online learning has been hailed as beneficial because it enables us to study anytime and anywhere. A new study by two Royal […]

A Bipartisan Group of Senators Want to Collect More Student Data. It Won’t Be Easy.

In March, a bipartisan group of senators led by Bill Cassidy (R-La.) reintroduced the College Transparency Act (CTA). The bill would expand the student data […]

Wiley Education Acquires Knewton

Last week, Wiley Education announced that it had acquired Knewton. The deal comes after a tough year that forced the company to seek out debt […]

Strada/Lumina Joint Report Reveals Professional Certifications Are Improving Job Prospects, but Gender Gaps Remain

Bootcamps, microdegrees, competency-based training, certifications, and credentialing programs have grown a good deal in recent years. While some—including many current learners—believe and hope that they […]

What the Echo Dot Kids Is Really Teaching Us

As privacy continues to become a growing concern for Americans, it is not entirely surprising that Amazon’s voice-activated devices are coming under increased scrutiny. Last […]

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