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Bretford Partners with FliCharge on Wireless Charging

Education and office furniture provider Bretford has partnered with fliCharge to integrate the latter company's wireless charging technology with its furniture.

Free Collaboration Platform Updated with Student Workload Estimates

The latest release of Chalkup includes improvements to the user interface, a course calendar and a way for students to estimate their workload.

U Michigan Launches Residential MOOC on Healthcare Policy

The University of Michigan has launched its first residential MOOC with more than 800 undergraduate, graduate and professional students signing up in its first week.

OrcaTV Launches Campus Life Channel Platform

OrcaTV, a digital media company focused on higher education, has launched a media platform designed to help students, faculty and staff stay in touch with campus news with a campus life channel.

Portable Videoconferencing for Under $500

Logitech is introducing the ConferenceCam Connect, a portable all-in-one videoconferencing device that costs less than some office chairs.

Report: Facebook Use Affects GPA in Freshmen, Not Seniors

Facebook use has a negative effect on GPA for freshmen. For sophomores and juniors, it has a negative effect on GPA only if they're doing their schoolwork at the same time. For seniors, Facebook has no effect on GPA, according to a new study.

Developing a Cloud Strategy

Developing a Cloud Strategy

In an era when faculty and students often consume and implement cloud services without IT involvement, higher ed institutions need a strategy for the public, hybrid and private cloud.

9 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2015

9 Ed Tech Trends To Watch in 2015

CT asked five IT leaders to identify the hottest trends in higher education technology today. From analytics to 3D printing, here's what should be on your radar this year.

Amazon Unveils Kindle Textbook Creator

Amazon has launched a new segment of Kindle Direct Publishing, KDP EDU, targeted at educators and authors of textbooks and other educational content.

Georgia Tech Clough Commons

Setting the Stage for Anytime, Anywhere Learning

By taking a close look at usage patterns in a new academic commons, researchers at Georgia Tech were able to fine-tune the space for students' mobile lifestyle.