Coppin State University has upgraded its wireless network for greater bandwidth and to accomodate more devices, while expanding the network to include campus outdoor spaces and sports venues.
The University of Tulsa will be integrating the use of data analysis and graphing software into some of its physics classes.
Nearly half of all organizations have invested in big data technologies or will do so in the coming year, according to information technology research firm Gartner. The education sector, in particular, has the opportunity to capitalize on a growing trend in big data: broadening the range of data sources to include "dark data."
The University of California Santa Barbara has completed a strategic modernization initiative of its student information system.
Promethean and Boxlight have partnered to make Promethean's ActivInspire software available with Boxlight's ProjectoWrite and OutWrite interactive projectors.
Chicago Public Schools and City Colleges of Chicago have decided to transition from traditional paper transcript exchanges to electronic transcript exchange services.
The University of Michigan will implement a new document management system for use by its Space Physics Research Laboratory (SPRL), a small aerospace design, manufacturing, integration, test, and operations organization located in the university's College of Engineering.
University of California, Irvine will launch Open Chemistry, a full undergraduate chemistry curriculum to be available online for free.
A two-year independent commission studying the future of education and especially the effective use of assessment to measure student learning has issued a public policy statement calling for policymakers to turn their attention on the use of assessments to providing timely information to students and teachers rather than school and teacher accountability.
BenchPrep, a developer of online and mobile courses, is now offering 40 video courses in software training, math, science, and business.