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  • Engaging students through collaborative learning tools, 29/09/2014

    Looking for ideas on how to engage new students this academic session? Struggling to get students to work effectively on projects outside the classroom, especially those who may be more introverted in groups? Perhaps one of a range of available collaborative learning tools (CLTs) could be the ans...

  • Transforming support for d/Deaf students, 02/08/2014

    Innovations in technology and the vital role of skilled professionals In May 2014, BRITE and Nated Scotland curated an international conference hosted at Edinburgh University, where 100 delegates came together to evaluate a range of cutting edge strategies to support d/Deaf students at college an...

  • Ai-Media article on our recent conference, 27/06/2014

    At our recent conference on Supporting Deaf Students at College and University, we were delighted to welcome Denise Bob-Jones of Ai-Media to deliver a presentation in partnership with Strathclyde University on remote live captioning. Ai-Media’s remote live captioning service, Ai-Live, also ...

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  • Why the Modern Data Center Needs More than Legacy Security, 19/12/2014

    With thousands of student records at stake, data security should be every leading educator’s priority. The data center has made rapid development with virtualization and cloud computing, but many school and districts continue to use traditional legacy security, leading to unnecessary complexity a...

  • ED releases long-awaited college ratings system, 19/12/2014

    The Obama administration on Dec. 19 is releasing the rough outlines of a much-anticipated college ratings system that may grade schools on such factors as graduation rates, loan repayments and post-graduation income. Many details remain to be decided over the next few months, with some wary colle...

  • SETDA launches digital learning implementation guide, 19/12/2014

    A new and free resource addressing six focus areas aims to help school leaders implement digital learning initiatives effectively. The Guide to Implementing Digital Learning (GIDL), from the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA), is a free web-based resource to support schoo...

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