What does a center to support teaching and learning excellence look like today? Gardner Campbell, Virginia Commonwealth University's vice provost for learning innovation and student success, tells CT about that university's newly opened ALT Lab.
People seeking a better understanding of enterprise computing strategies have the chance to attend a free, self-guided, self-paced open online course hosted by Syracuse University's School of Information Studies.
Lantronix has launched the Print and Learn program, an initiative designed to help educational institutions deploy tools to print directly from mobile devices to printers in the classroom.
Acer has unveiled its latest line of devices running the Google Chrome operating system. The Acer Chromebox CXI series are compact devices that the company touts as "ideal for education."
EBSCO Information Services has added 12 new e-book subject sets to its complete library that now numbers more than 200 sets.
California's Fresno State is introducing a new tablet program as classes begin and providing grants to help students purchase devices required for "tablet-only" courses.
Lynn University in Florida has expanded its iPad initiative to include all of its day undergraduate students, new MBA students and Ed.D. students.
The odds are good that you accomplished something over the course of your life for which you were extremely proud, but the significance of that accomplishment was lost in the explanation to others. After telling them of your grand accomplishment, their retort was along the lines of: "Well, what do you want? A medal?"
The University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) and Hobsons completed a pilot study during AY 2013-2014 of adult learners at eight participating higher education institutions. The investigators have just released "Measuring Impact: Findings From a Study of Adult Student Gains and Satisfaction." CT asked Jim Fong, Director of the UPCEA Center for Research & Consulting and Todd Bloom, Chief Academic Officer at Hobsons for their comments.
While colleges and universities have slowly begun adopting 3D printing technologies, mainstream adoption in education and among consumers is still a long way off, according to a new analysis.