Behind the Campaign to Ban Facial Recognition Technology on Campus

Facial recognition technology is still in its infancy. But its uses throughout American life and education institutions have been growing at an accelerating rate in […]

Transact Debuts Google Pay Mobile Credentials for Android Users

Transact announced on January 7 that it will be offering its campus Mobile Credential for Google Pay to be used with Android devices. The company […]

edX Announces Stackable Undergraduate Credit Offering, MicroBachelors

On January 8, edX, the non-profit academic and professional training platform, announced a suite of courses that would allow online students to earn and accumulate […]

Regulators Are Catching Up to Virtual Charter School Growth, But Fraud Persists

Virtual charter schools and blended programs have continued to grow in American secondary education. In the 2017-18 school year, just under 300,000 learners were enrolled […]

The 2020s: Nascent Technologies that Show Promise in Education

As the month, the year, and the decade come to a close, many have voice predictions about the year to come. The staff at eLearning […]

Despite Divisions, Politicians Rally Around Education Data Collection Initiatives—2019 in Review

2019 will hardly be remembered as a year of bi-partisan action. But there is one area in education where politicians tend to agree. 2019 saw […]

EdTech and Education in the 2010s: A Lost Decade or a Period of Progress?

In the final months of the current decade, U.S. students received two lackluster report cards. First in October, the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP, […]

Possip, a Black Woman-Led EdTech Startup, Raises $1 Million in Seed Funding

For educators and administrators, community outreach is a big part of their job. But the feedback they receive—on classes, individuals, team sports, after-school programming, and […]

Coursera for Business Announces 100% YoY Growth

Another MOOC provider has found the business training sector provides a more reliable customer base than academic students. On December 10, Coursera announced its enterprise […]

How PechaKucha Evolved A Unique Presentation Style from Format to Event Series to Brand

Most have neither heard of nor attended a PechaKucha (pronounced peCHAKscha) event. But for the roughly 3 million people from over 1200 cities around the […]

What Happens to Teachers When Online Students Miss a Class?

Online tutoring—where instructors reach students via the internet, often using videoconferencing—has continued to grow in popularity. Some have begun to investigate how learners fare in […]

Researchers Propose Mobile Apps as a Means to Spread Climate Change Awareness

Climate change currently represents the greatest threat to society. Combatting it may stand as our generation’s most difficult challenge. While the solution will ultimately involve […]

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