This fall, faculty and students will no longer need access to a Blackboard institutional license to use Blackboard mobile applications--as long as they're willing to shell out $5.99 for the software or an annual subscription fee of $1.99.
Stanford developed its own solution for mobile device management (MDM) specifically for the higher education environment.
In an era when social media and mobile tools have become integral to campus life, the IT group at Purdue University (IN) is harnessing the technology to produce a growing suite of software, Purdue Studio Applications, all designed to enhance student learning.
Mobile devices and data-driven decision-making tip the scales in Gartner's midyear re-evaluation of top IT trends.
Apple computers are making a big comeback on university campuses, driven by the surging popularity of the brand. For IT departments used to dealing with Windows-based PCs, this trend requires support staff to learn new skills and adopt new tools to support a growing range of platforms and devices.
A device-management tool is helping Seton Hill University administer its mobile network via social media--using plain English.
Students' world of interaction, communication, and exploration is increasingly mobile and as that begins to pervade education, so the expectations of students are changing regarding their learning.
A professor at the University of Michigan has launched an iPad app that he originally developed to help large introductory college classes seem smaller and less intimidating.
iCampus is allowing a limited number of customers to get a sneak peak at its premium mobile platform package, dubbed iCampus Plus, which will be formally released in September.
Blackboard has updated its mobile app to accommodate test taking and to deliver alerts to students when changes happen to their courses without the learning management system app being opened.