Digital Media


Intel's 'She Will Connect' Aims To Reduce Digital Gender Gap in Developing World

In a bid to narrow the digital literacy gender gap in the developing world, Intel will launch a new initiative dubbed She Will Connect.

Hacking the Classroom: Purdue U's Approach to Augmented Learning

Informatics Director Kyle Bowen explains how Purdue U is once again "hacking the classroom" by tying together the disparate apps and devices students bring with them, all in an effort to improve the ways in which technology can enhance teaching and learning.

The Community College as a Portal to Everything Else

Community colleges have always served their communities beyond traditional academic programs and course offerings. Here, a CIO talks about his opportunities to influence the future of broadband access in his region.

It Takes A Community

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.

Polish University Digitizes 800,000 Pages of Historical Documents for Internet Access

Wroclaw University Library in Poland has digitized nearly 800,000 pages of European manuscripts, books, prints, maps, and music, some of which date back to the Middle Ages.

Overcoming the Barriers to eText Adoption--Higher Education's Initiatives to Tame the Digital Content Tiger

The conversion from printed instructional content to digital content is inevitable. Just as the music industry progressed from vinyl to tape to CD and now to digital formats, so progresses the instructional content industry. With any change comes some level of resistance, doubt, and barriers to progress. The conversion from printed to digital content is no exception. Here, we'll propose initiatives to overcome these barriers.

Extending the Boundaries of Learning: A Challenge for IT in Higher Education

On July 30, 2013, Lev Gonick will open Campus Technology's 20th annual summer conference with a keynote that, appropriately, draws on his experience over the past two decades as a leader in higher education IT. Gonick will provide a retrospective of key technology changes and describe the "infancy" of the information technology revolution in higher education, but more importantly, he will examine the future challenges waiting for our education institutions and the higher education IT community.

UK University Deploys Open Source Video Platform for Teaching and Learning

The University of Warwick in the United Kingdom has announced plans to roll out an open source video platform for its Language Centre.

The Rise of eText

A discussion of eText and how higher education institutions can prepare for a shift from print to digital course materials and textbooks.

Tiny Radio in Class: Podcasting Returns to Campus

When students act as producers in pulling together the elements that make up a simple audio podcast, they can become better content providers in the process.