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Xerox and Impartus to launch next-gen video e-learning solution

Ever try to learn something technical or complex using a video lecture? College students will tell you it’s frustrating. There’s no table of contents to pinpoint where the key information exists in a particular video, and it’s almost impossible to quickly find topics in the massive pile of video material now stored on websites like […]

Crowdsourcing app takes first place at NYUAD’s Hackathon

A mobile application called قصاصات (Qusasat) or Arabic Snippets placed first at NYU Abu Dhabi’s fifth annual International Hackathon for Social Good in the Arab World on Sunday. The winning idea, which also won the audience choice award, is a “ReCaptcha-inspired” mobile application for crowd-sourcing arabic text digitisation. The application would be used to crowdsource […]

UCB partners with Ellucian to enhance higher education

Ellucian, the provider of higher education software and services, has announced that the company is partnering with the University College of Bahrain and MDSL to implement Ellucian Quercus. Quercus is a cloud based student administration system that enables higher education institutions to deliver a superior experience for students on any browser or mobile device. Sheikh Dr. […]

Pulse Secure rolls out online education centre

Pulse Secure has announced the launch of its online Education Centre. Developed to foster a continuous learning ecosystem, the Education Center provides both customers and partners with a variety of training resources. With an annual subscription to the Education Centre, Pulse Secure customers have unlimited access to a variety of educational assets, including eLearning accreditation courses, product […]

Technology-driven education urged amidst $150 billion spend

The next five years will be pivotal for GCC educators to adopt the next generation technology that can enhance student learning, affordability, and regional competitiveness, industry experts announced in the build-up to GITEX Technology Week 2015. A recent GCC education industry report by Alpen Capital reveals the region has an annual spend of $150 billion […]

Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) deploys Aruba Wi-Fi

The use of mobile computing devices such as smartphones and tablets as tools for smart learning is on the rise in the Middle East. Recognising this, Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) in Lebanon has implemented ubiquitous high speed Wi-Fi connectivity across its campus with technologies from Aruba Networks, an HP company. The solution serves […]

British University in Dubai (BUiD) upgrades security

In response to the growing number of cyber threats against educational institutions in the region, The British University in Dubai (BUiD), the Middle East’s first research based post-graduate university, has significantly strengthened its IT security posture with a campus-wide deployment of ESET Endpoint Security. In doing so, the institution has successfully mitigated the risk of […]