Alma has launched a free cloud-based student information system and learning management system. Availability of Alma in 2014 is limited to the first 500 schools to sign up.
Echo360 has released an update to its flagship lecture capture tool, EchoSystem. The latest release, version 5.4, adds new support for Android 4.0 (or higher) and reduces storage requirements.
The latest Horizon Report from the New Media Consortium and the Educause Learning Initiative has identified the top six trends that will drive changes in higher education for the remainder of this decade.
Virtual assistants, flipped classrooms and "the quantified self" are three of the six technological developments that will have a significant impact on higher education within the next five years, according to the NMC Horizon Report: 2014 Higher Education Edition, released by the New Media Consortium and Educause Monday.
Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, a program designed to foster startups focused on education technology, is accepting applications through May 5.
This summer, Blackboard plans to introduce a virtual bookstore accessible directly within the learning management system.
New Enterprise Data Hub feature integrates Taskstream with Blackboard and Moodle systems.
Discussions one might find in the general press about the notion of "globalization" often focus on economic mechanisms. But put the term in a higher education setting and you have something very unique, values you won't necessarily find in other markets. A CT Q&A examines globalization in the higher education context with Marist College Senior Academic Technology Officer Josh Baron.
Tufts University and Emerson College have developed a multi-player, interactive, online video game designed to prepare college students for community service and internships.
5 IT thought leaders take the temperature of the biggest tech trends in higher education.