Sebastian Thrun threw a wrench in the MOOC model by declaring that massive open online courses don't work for higher education. What's next for the online learning trend?
In this interview with Campus Technology, Amazon Web Services General Manager Steve Halliwell reveals two new AWS services that will have an impact on education, explains why long-term data storage is becoming a challenge for researchers and shares his thoughts about the importance of "democratizing" infrastructure for students to transform education.
A new initiative aims to give students with disabilities unfettered access to the internet by using the cloud to automatically customize any device for their needs.
The University of Kansas' Innovation and Collaboration division, tasked with bringing the institution's research innovation to market, has seen revenue grow 600 percent over the past three years -- thanks to an entrepreneurial, tech-focused approach.
With the growth in online learning and mobile computing, schools need 24/7 tech support, but both outsourced and homegrown solutions pose serious challenges.
Convergent technologies have the ability to support streams of low-cost, personalized content, both at home and in college.
Even though digital resources are now front and center in higher ed, libraries must still work hard to integrate them into their schools' LMSes.
As 3D printing grows in sophistication, the technology is moving from cool trick to learning tool.
MOOC content can be a valuable addition to course materials, but more experimentation is needed.
The high cost of traditional textbooks has been recognized as a likely roadblock to student success and is one of the reasons institutions are looking at the adoption of open education resources. But converting a course for OER can be a challenge for instructors. Lane Community College's OER Faculty Fellowship program offers both incentives and support for faculty adoption of OER. The college's ongoing OER adoption work of five years earned it a WCET Outstanding Work (WOW) award this fall.