U.S. Lags in Wage Equality for Women in Tech

Friday, 13/July/2018 - at 12:17 AM

According to a new data collection project, the list of best countries for female undergraduates in the science, technology, engineering and math disciplines doesn’t necessarily include the United States, which comes in eighth in terms of the gender pay gap in the tech fields. On average, men make nearly 12 percent more than…

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Want to Make Students Happier with Learning? Use More Video

Thursday, 12/July/2018 - at 3:33 AM

The majority of people in education believe that video usage on campus increases student satisfaction with their learning experiences; more than nine in 10 respondents (92 percent) said just that to a recent research project on the topic. The survey was done by Kaltura, a company that sells products and services for capturing,…

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Panopto Updates Video Platform; Drops Captioning Pricing

Thursday, 12/July/2018 - at 3:11 AM

Panopto has updated its video platform and dropped the pricing of its video captioning services. The application, originally developed at Carnegie Mellon University, now has expanded functionality for video management, editing, analytics, quizzing, curation and interactivity. Panopto Updates Video Platform; Drops Captioning Pricing Source: Campus Technology

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Independent Research Commission Makes Facebook Data Available for Academic Study

Thursday, 12/July/2018 - at 2:10 AM

Social Science One, an independent research commission formed to give scholars a way to conduct research about private industry data, is kicking off its first project: analyzing Facebook data to better understand the role of social media on elections and democracy. The organization comes out of an initiative Facebook announced in April in…

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Digital Badges Initiative to Support Professional Development in Washington State

Wednesday, 11/July/2018 - at 6:00 PM

The Washington State Board for Community & Technical Colleges is teaming up with software development company Concentric Sky on a digital badging initiative that will use Badgr digital badges to document professional development accomplishments of faculty, administrators and staff across the system’s 34 institutions. Digital Badges Initiative to Support Professional Development in…

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