Digital life in the slow lane

On December 14, the Federal Communications Commission will reverse the net-neutrality rules it established in 2015. The existing rules prevent internet-access providers from blocking, slowing down, or speeding up customer access to online content and services. They also prevent the providers from charging content producers and their customers extra for faster access to those products. Internet-access providers…

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6 reasons why course visuals are a must for today’s college students

The higher education landscape is shifting and institutions are facing a decline in overall enrollment. Rather than opting for a traditional classroom experience, students today have come to expect greater flexibility in deciding when, where and how to learn. In fact, it is predicted that by 2019 at least 50 percent of all classes will be…

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Under the (virtual) microscope

Institutions hoping to take their science programs online often run into the same roadblock: how to translate a discipline built around tactile lab experiences to a digital environment. Oregon State University Ecampus believes it has developed one solution that could be a template applied elsewhere. Its 3-D virtual microscope allows online students to interact with…

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