News Update
What You Need to Know Now 5/22/2018


  • 3 Challenges for Data Interoperability in Education Technology

    A new report found that while many states have figured out how to share multiple sources of education data to reduce manual data entry or improve data consistency, they still struggle to use data "to present a full picture of student learning."

  • Blackboard Introduces Web Accessibility Checker

    Blackboard today introduced Blackboard Ally for Web, a solution for assessing and improving the accessibility of institutions' websites. The tool expands on Blackboard's Ally product (launched last year), which focuses on the accessibility of course materials in learning management systems.

  • Sony Intros 10-Inch Digital Paper Model

    Sony today introduced a 10-inch version of its Digital Paper device. The new model is "notebook-sized," compared to the original 13-inch "letter-sized" model.

  • Emerald Release of D2L Updates Interface, Activity Feed, Parent Edition

    D2L has updated its learning management system. The "Emerald Release" of Brightspace offers new analytics features, improvements to the user experience, functions to expedite use of the LMS by educators and updates to a parental version of the software.


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