Digital Media


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Polish University Digitizes 800,000 Pages of Historical Documents for Internet Access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

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.

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.

Adobe Adapts Education Licensing for New Creative Cloud

Adobe today revealed that it's abandoning its decade-old Creative Suite in favor of Creative Cloud. As part of the transition, the company is also revamping its education licensing for primary, secondary, and post-secondary institutions.

Out of the Fray: The Most Relevant Mobile Apps and Devices for Education

Tennessee Board of Regents' Associate Vice Chancellor for Mobilization and Emerging Technology Robbie Melton gave the opening keynote yesterday at CT Forum 2013 in San Diego. CT followed up with a brief interview.

Pearson Integrates Equella Digital Repository with Echo360

Schools and institutions using Echo360 lecture capture technology will soon have a new way to manage and publish recorded content.