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Native-built for Android devices and available on the Google Play™ app store and the Amazon Appstore for Android, the app lets users participate in live, interactive Web conference sessions by viewing whiteboard activity and presentations, communicating through chat and audio, responding to surveys, raising their hand to get the instructor's attention, joining breakout rooms and more.
5/13/2013
The high-quality educational content, as the company puts it, consists of eTextbooks and supplementary materials will be delivered via Chegg’s DRM-protected eReader. The DRM limitation will allow for the content to be offered gratis only during the duration of the course.
5/10/2013
The Minnesota Office of Higher Education announced today that the state's 529 college savings plan has surpassed $1 billion in assets under management. As of April 19, 2013, plan assets totaled $1,029,206,913.
5/10/2013
ECMC Foundation announced today it would fund another year of the ECMC Scholars Program. Program participants from selected high schools are eligible to receive up to $6,000 per student in postsecondary grants.
5/10/2013
nora systems, Inc. is proud to introduce norament® satura, the latest high-performance floor covering from nora for busy working environments, like hospitals and universities.
5/10/2013
Topics to be covered in the May 14th event include a video presentation for high school juniors with specific advice on how to get ahead on the college application process during the summer months by gathering recommendation letters now and crafting college application essays.
5/9/2013
The Strayer University Graduation Fund will cover up to 25 percent of the cost of an undergraduate degree for dedicated students. Starting from day one, for every three classes a new student successfully completes, Strayer University will place one Tuition Award in their Graduation Fund to cover the cost of one future class.
5/9/2013
Providing educators and business users with the most feature-rich, budget-friendly, short-throw projector, Optoma has begun shipping the TW610STi+, designed to produce large, high-resolution images when space is tight. 3D-ready in 720p HD and offering state-of-the-art remote command and control via Crestron RoomView® technology, the TW610STi+ features PointBlank 3.0 interactive technology and delivers 3200 ANSI lumens of brightness, all at a suggested price of $999.
5/9/2013
CacheBox enables any venue or network from a restaurant, retailer, hotel, convention center or Internet service provider to offer branded WiFi, advertising and media placement across the entire network.
5/9/2013
Follett's includED® program provides students with access to both print and digital materials from any publisher, and addresses the barriers that have prevented many schools from offering course materials with tuition.
5/8/2013
MiCTA, a nationwide non-profit group purchasing organization, is pleased to announce that it has amended its Master Service Agreement (MSA) with Sprint to include a range of new services, including unlimited 3G and 4G data plans for compatible tablet devices.
5/8/2013
The compact, high-speed multifunction office systems allow customers using black-and-white single-function printers (SFPs) and MFPs in the 40-55 page-per-minute (ppm) range to implement a flexible print solution that offers the ability to increase fleet cohesiveness across a network.
5/8/2013
Higher One has acquired Sallie Mae’s Campus Solutions business, which provides B2B solutions, including e-commerce and billing payment solutions, refund disbursement services, and tuition payment plan administration, to college and university business offices across the country.
5/8/2013
Under the project management of A/V Consultant Frank Moraski, Jr, a principal of Anthony James Partners (AJP) in Richmond, VA, the facility renovation involved LED displays from YESCO (Young Electronic Sign Company), in Logan, Utah, which in turn contracted TSE Services for the turnkey systems integration work.
5/8/2013
Attendees will also be given a sneak peek at upcoming developments in the software and will be encouraged to provide their input into the future direction of Rapid Insight products and events.
5/7/2013

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