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By using TransferCheck, enrolled students can import their academic course history directly from the College’s student information system. This allows them to run a real-time progress check towards degree completion.

6/20/2013

Washington and Lee School of Law utilized data analytics as the key tool to help them bring their admissions discount rate under control. At the time they were giving about 53% of the tuition they collected back in financial aid.

6/20/2013

Follett Higher Education Group announced it will partner with Wake Forest University to operate its University Stores, including the University Bookstore, the Deacon Shop and the Hanes Mall Deacon Shop location. Follett will begin management of all retail operations on June 28, 2013.

6/19/2013

Crestron has developed a powerful new group collaboration solution for the conference room.  Crestron RL is based on Microsoft Lync 2013, a popular and powerful server-based application that many companies already use on a daily basis. Lync enables video, voice, interactive content sharing, presence, and chat from a personal device, such as a tablet or laptop.

6/19/2013

USA Funds has redesigned its popular USA Funds Life Skills personal finance and student success curriculum to enhance student engagement.

6/19/2013

Video platform provider Panopto announced a unique, expanded integration with Canvas, an easy-to-use learning management system (LMS) by Instructure, enabling educators and students one-click access to Panopto-recorded video lectures inside Canvas and enabling IT administrators one-click integration of all courses and lectures.

6/19/2013

A 3x manual optical zoom provides plenty of zoom range for framing the video image. Additional imaging control functions include manual iris for aperture adjustment for room lighting conditions and manual focus.

6/19/2013

Getting a package in the mail is a joy for a college student, or should be. It can quickly turn into a hassle, however, with long lines at the mail center, confusion behind the counter and the all-too-frequent lost package.

6/18/2013

The days of passing cables and adapters across meeting room tables, installing additional software, rebooting laptops, and apologizing for delayed or bungled presentations have ended with the launch of Christie Brio, a new meeting presentation and collaboration system that takes the hassles out of single and multi-site workplace meetings.

6/18/2013

The LV-D4HRW-212 (low-light) and LV-D4HRDIW-212 (day/night) dome cameras are designed for indoor use and offer up to 700 TV lines of resolution as well as an Effio-E enhanced chipset for superior color performance. Digital Wide-Dynamic Range (WDR) imaging on both models allow them to capture highlight and shadow detail - including backlit images - in the same scene.

6/18/2013

The BrightLink Solo is an innovative, cost-effective classroom tool that provides an easy solution for integrating interactive capabilities with any existing projector, while eliminating the need to purchase and install dedicated interactive whiteboards (IWB).

6/18/2013

SIIA has launched a beta version of its Vision K-20 survey. This survey is a chance for faculty and administrative staff to benchmark their progress towards achieving a 21st century classroom through digital learning and technology.

6/18/2013

The University of Kentucky (UK) and GE Appliances have entered a master agreement to collaborate on research projects that could yield new inventions in the field of major appliances.

6/17/2013

AACRAO International Education Services (IES), and Parchment, the leader in eTranscript exchange with more than 7,400 member institutions, today announced that AACRAO IES has selected Parchment as its "Select Partner for Credential Exchange." Parchment will serve as the eTranscript sending and receiving solution for AACRAO IES users.

6/17/2013

According to the online reputation management professionals at Reputation Changer, public remarks made by a business owner or CEO can have dramatic effects on the public perception of the business itself.

6/17/2013

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