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  1. New Web-Based Program Offers Virtual Field Trips
    10/17/2014

    An innovative new LiveDiver device from Reach-In is now installed at the Aquarium of Boise, according to eSchool News.

  2. Education IT News For VARs — October 15, 2014
    10/15/2014

    In news this week, education technology issues are appearing on state election ballots, a data mining project raises student privacy concerns, and a new Google Glass pilot program allows students to watch paramedic and veterinary procedures from a new perspective.

  3. Education IT News For VARS — October 8, 2014
    10/8/2014

    In news this week, Clayton Christensen addresses the role of disruptive innovation in education, Carnegie Mellon is investigating the science of education, and D2L has launched a Web accessibility MOOC (massive open online course).

  4. Students Increasingly Consider Online, Social, Mobile Technology As Essential
    10/7/2014

    According to results of its annual survey, Vital Source Technologies, Ingram Content Group’s e-textbook solution, college students value online, social, and mobile technology more and more. The survey, conducted by Wakefield Research, an independent research consultancy, polled than 500 currently enrolled college students.

  5. Education IT News For VARs — October 1, 2014
    10/1/2014

    In news this week, a look at tech education “in flux,” new technology that takes students on virtual field trips, new analytics that can assess content efficacy, and the pros and cons of Wi-Fi access in schools.

  6. Education IT News For VARs — September 24, 2014
    9/24/2014

    In news, the Education Records Bureau builds a better iPad exam, and Education Dive examines six solutions to student success and seven challengers to Apple’s iPad.  Schools might also be approaching Ed Tech all wrong, and EdCast is raising money to fund its “multiversities.”

  7. Demand For Lecture Capture Technology Increases
    9/23/2014

    Learning institutions constantly seek easier and more convenient ways to provide education to their students. Lecture capture solutions provide one way to transport lectures to students outside classroom, mainly in a home setting.

  8. Education IT News For VARs — September 17, 2014
    9/17/2014

    In news this week, Education Dive presents some lessons learned from MOOCs. The Oculus founder makes a large donation to fund computer science at University of Maryland, while colleges gain free access to Epic Games’ Graphics Engine. And an enlightening infographic looks at how technology has changed higher education.

  9. California Sends Two Student Data Privacy Bills To Governor
    9/16/2014

    California has taken the lead in student data privacy and sent two bills to Gov. Jerry Brown. SB 1177 lays out privacy guidelines for operators of Internet websites, online services, online applications, and mobile application, while AB 1584 deals with contracts between local educational agencies and third-party technology vendors.

  10. Are Interactive eBooks The Wave Of The Future?
    9/10/2014

    A recent infographic available on Education Dive  illustrated the results of recent surveys from CampusBooks.com and Uversity regarding preferences when it comes to textbooks, technology, and social media. It indicated that while 44 percent of students are happy with ebooks, 91 percent are still taking notes by hand.

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