Higher-Education Technology News

All news articles from the CT editorial team, in chronological order.


East Tennessee State App Helps Students Hunt Down Parking Spots

Forget about wandering aimlessly through parking lots on campus wasting gas and time while looking for an open spot. There's an app for that — at least at East Tennessee State University, a school that takes its parking very seriously.

Special Ed Target of $4 Million in Federal Grants

A total of $4 million in federal funds is being awarded to institutions training the next generation of special education professionals.

Education Boosting Chromebook Shipments to 5.2 Million Units This Year

Largely on the strength of the education sector, Chromebook shipments will reach 5.2 million units this year, according to a new forecast.

SAIT Polytechnic Consolidates Help Desk Management

SAIT Polytechnic in Alberta, Canada has switched to a unified help desk application for its academic and administrative departments to improve technical support across the campus.



UC Davis Research Peers into Next-Gen Memory

Researchers at the University of California, Davis are working to develop next-generation storage memory that will be faster and less costly to produce and that will have higher capacity, greater reliability and reduced power needs than current forms.

Sullivan Adds Business Intelligence Software, Dashboards

Sullivan University, based in Louisville, KY, has adopted management software with internal dashboards in an effort to help executives make better informed decisions.

Boundless To Add Open Textbooks

Boundless, which already publishes free textbooks that use repurposed free and open source material, is now allowing educators to publish their open educational resource textbooks via its authoring platform.

Google Classroom LMS now live

Google Rolls Out Free LMS for Apps for Education

Google's free learning management system, Google Classroom, is now in full release and is being made available today to all Apps for Education customers.

National Science Teachers Association Launches 2014 Teacher Awards

The National Science Teachers Association has kicked off its 2014 Teacher Awards Program, with 20 different awards for more than 50 teachers at stake.

iPad Course Delivery Platform Lets Users Customize Multimedia Lessons

A new mobile course delivery platform, Junction, has just launched for iPad. The app and corresponding service lets educators create or customize courses using materials such as text, video, and online learning resources.