Selected Articles: David Nagel
David Nagel is the executive producer for THE Journal and Campus Technology. The articles listed below represent a sampling of his recent work. To find the 1,000 most recent articles by David, please use our online search tool
OpenStax College, a nonprofit organization operating out of Rice University, has released its sixth free textbook in electronic format: Introductory Statistics.
The San Diego Supercomputer Center has built a Linux cluster around Raspberry Pi devices as part of an effort to help kids and adults learn about parallel computing.
Federal funding for university research and development has fallen off for the first time since 1974. Two agencies accounted for the decline.
Businesses and nonprofit organizations increased their contributions to higher education R&D in fiscal 2012 while state and federal contributions dipped.
Following six months of development, Moodle HQ has released a major update to the open source learning management system Moodle.
Across-the-board cuts in federal spending have already had "immediate, detrimental effects" on research universities, including losses in personnel, a diminished capacity for purchasing equipment, a drop in productivity and cuts to research programs. And it's having a serious, negative impact on students as well, according to a new report.
Intel has acquired Kno, the education software and e-textbook platform developer.
Through a partnership with Khan Academy, the J. Paul Getty Museum is expanding its open educational content program.
States spent $1.4 billion in research and development in the latest fiscal year for which there is information, an 11.3 percent increase over the previous fiscal year. Academic institutions claimed the largest share of external expenditures.
Microsoft is making Office 365 ProPlus — the edition of Office that includes the desktop applications — free for students beginning Dec. 1.