There's good reason to step back--even when things are ticking along smoothly--and examine where we really stand in the world of broadband technologies. As comfortable as we might be when things seem to be working, there are visionary leaders who are reminding us that we could do better.
A consortium of six liberal arts colleges and universities in upstate New York will deploy a video-streaming platform in the cloud in an effort to share resources and cut costs.
NEC expands its digital signage line with the addition of two new 46-inch LCD display video wall units.
The Viterbi School of Engineering at the University of Southern California has overhauled the technology supporting its online engineering master's program. The university will debut its multi-million dollar technology investment when students return to the program this fall.
LG has launched the 29EB73-P, a new ultra-wide monitor designed for multitasking.
Assessment technology company ExamSoft has updated its cloud-based service for managing testing.
While the term "MOOC" brings to mind thousands of students viewing recorded lectures without much interaction, alternative models are fostering creativity and collaboration with peers.
Capella University has received sign-off from the United States Department of Education to allow students in two of its degree programs to receive federal financial aid in order to pursue "competency-based" credits in lieu of Carnegie units.
Carnegie is questioning the value of dismantling the credit hour — a concept created from its own history. The "Carnegie unit," as it's called, has been used for the last 100-plus years as a "near-universal" metric in high school and higher education to measure a student's progress toward graduation.
Smart phone shipments increased by more than 50 percent in the second quarter of 2013, with the top 3 operating systems — Google's Android, Apple's iOS, and Microsoft's Windows Phone — all seeing double-digit gains.