E-books are being widely adopted as alternatives to traditional textbooks. Here you'll find articles detailing new developments in the area of e-book and e-textbook technologies, along with stories about institutions adopting them.
Education solutions provider Cengage has introduced CourseMate, a multi-component supplemental learning system geared toward trade and professional courses at the higher education level.
Teaching and learning in higher ed have advanced incrementally alongside rapid changes in technology. Is it time for some radical shifts?
Although it's still a small segment of the overall ed tech market in the United States, mobile learning is growing in colleges and universities. According to new data released by market research firm Ambient Insight this week, that growth is projected to be in the double digits in terms of dollar expenditures through 2014, driven by e-readers and mobile versions of learning management systems.
enTourage has partnered with Cengage Learning to expand the selection of digital books available through its multi-role eDGe e-reader/netbook, which combines online connectivity, textbook access, and audio/video recording and playback, among other features, into one device.
Barnes & Noble is making a play to broaden its reach into colleges and universities. The bookseller will be introducing a free application specifically for higher ed that lets users manage all of their digital content on a computer.
Blackboard has teamed up with textbook providers McGraw-Hill, Follett, and Barnes & Noble to enhance the availability of educational content in Blackboard Learn, the company's flagship online learning management platform.
A company that produces digital versions of textbooks for higher education has launched a new program that makes the materials immediately and freely available for review by faculty members.
Startup Kno has begun showing its two-display, touchscreen e-reader designed specifically for higher education use.
A new series from a division of Cengage Learning will address security measures for technology students. Course Technology has published five titles in the "Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures Series."
First-year freshmen entering the Illinois Institute of Technology will be receiving Apple iPads as part of their welcome packages.