Higher-Education Technology News

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


iGear Intros Customizable iPad Keyboard Case

The new iPad Flip Turn Case from iGear can be customized with an institution's logo in white or full color.

Free Game Programming Curriculum Invades Math Classes

Bootstrap, which has been around for about six years, is teaming up with Code.org and the New York City Foundation for Computer Science Education (CSNYC) to help educators learn how to teach students algebraic and geometric concepts with computer programming.

Blackboard Integrates Discovery Content for Higher Ed and K-12

Two education companies — Blackboard and Discovery Education — are working to integrate their technology and content offerings for both higher ed and K-12.

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Can Facebook Make Better Students?

A new study out of Baylor University's College of Arts and Sciences suggests the social network can improve some aspects of students' academic performance and, in large classes, create a sense of connectedness that promotes active learning.



Carnegie Mellon Research Ties Biological and Computing Networks

A team of Carnegie Mellon University researchers is using a biological model to understand how computer networks might better respond to security assaults.

London South Bank U Signs on for IBM's Exceptional Student Experience

London South Bank University is investing in a major way with IBM to help attract and retain students, and it will be adopting an IBM cloud platform to facilitate those efforts.

Canadian College Rolling Out Surface Tablets for Career Training

By the end of summer, Canadian career training institution CDI College will provide more than 5,800 Microsoft Surface 2 tablets to students at its 26 campuses.

Google Turns Off Ad Scanning in Apps for Education Permanently

Google today revealed changes to its Apps for Education policies that include permanently disabling scanning in Gmail for its 30 million Apps for Education users and permanently disabling the ability to display ads.

American University Revamps Communication School, Adds High Tech AV Suite

A new collaboration with Sony is bringing high-definition broadcast equipment like business projectors and studio cameras to American University’s Media Innovation Lab, as part of an overhaul of the AU School of Communication.

Aspen U to Replace LMS by Fall

Aspen University has announced plans to replace its current LMS by the end of this year, motivated in part by the need for greater analytics tools and student engagement tracking.