Worldwide, vendors shipped 337.2 million smartphones in the second quarter of this year, an 11.6 percent increase over the same period last year and the second-highest total in history, according to a new report from International Data Corp.
Students at the University of Nebraska Omaha can now take advantage of a 36-square-foot digital display wall that has been installed in the campus's C.C. & Mabel L. Criss Library.
WebAssign, a company that provides online instructional tools, has released My Class Insights, a new analytics tool for students.
At the American Public University System, a successful project to update a traditional, peer-reviewed scholarly journal with rich media and interactive elements has inspired a new initiative: APUS is building out state-of-the-art course applications to accompany its traditional LMS-based courses.
Southern New Hampshire University President Paul LeBlanc said he sees technology as central to the next evolutionary step in higher education, and he challenged colleges and universities to embrace and expand efforts around distance learning.
Pennsylvania State University has adapted its master's in electrical engineering program to offer an online version through Penn State World Campus.
An application that lays additional class collaboration functionality on top of Google Apps for Education has added mobility features to its iOS version and hinted at an Android edition.
A California university is experimenting with student engagement in a science class using a special writing surface, a studio audience and a streaming media site. Now, the institution is considering adding a second set-up just like it and others in the California State University system may follow.
Linfield College Online and Continuing Education in Oregon has introduced two new online certificate programs: Wine Marketing and Wine Management.
Lone Star College's Tomball campus has added technology from TEKVOX that allows small student groups to work together and share their computer screens.