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Northwestern Joins Sony, 10 Other Schools, to Tackle Technology in Teaching

Northwestern University has joined Sony Electronics and 10 other U.S. colleges and universities in a new initiative to develop new classroom technologies and enable more effective teaching methods.   

Sony Electronics announced this week the Future Learning Collaborative, an initiative designed to foster open and candid dialogue among higher education institutions about the role of technology in supporting teaching and learning.  

Northwestern and the other member institutions are working together with Sony designers and researchers to develop new classroom technologies and enable more effective teaching methods – with the ultimate goal of creating a deeper and more immersive learning experience for students.  

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Students, faculty, and staff: Review these quick start guides to learn how to take full advantage of Northwestern's tech resources



Welcome to Northwestern! As a student you have access to a multitude of tools for managing your information like grades and tuition, plus resources you can use for academics, research, and more.
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Northwestern IT offers essential services and tools needed for teaching, research, and administration including Canvas, Box, SharePoint, conferencing, telephone services, and lecture capture.
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As a member of the Northwestern community, you have access to a multitude of technology tools to collaborate with colleagues, conduct research, teach, and manage your daily life at Northwestern.
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Northwestern IT professionals can find work-related tools and resources, join or create communities of practice and interest, collaborate with colleagues, and get helpful information.

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