Higher-Education Technology News

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


Carnegie Mellon U Team Develops Plug Load Monitoring Dashboard

A team at Carnegie Mellon University's School of Architecture has developed a dashboard designed to help users see and reduce how much energy they use at work.

Valdosta State U Employs Business Intelligence to Improve Retention Rates

Valdosta State University in Georgia has improved student retention rates with the help of business intelligence and information discovery tools.

U South Carolina Streamlines Library Search

The University of South Carolina has adopted a new discovery service in an effort to streamline and improve the flexibility of search for library users.

U Hartford PR Students To Market Friendthem on Campus for Credit

Two teams of public relations students at the University of Hartford are vying in their class to promote the use of a higher education social networking service at their own university.



Research: Even as Networking Demand Surges, Pre-Emptive Planning Falters

American campuses are scrambling to keep up with continued explosive growth in the use of mobile devices but their toolsets and practices for managing that growth don't always sync with their needs.

KeyLemon, SwissTeach Partner To Demo Facial Recognition for LMS

KeyLemon, a company that makes biometric identification tools, and SwissTeach have partnered to demo facial recognition on the latter's online learning management system (LMS), Global Teach.

Fort Hays Prof Honored for the Innovative Use of Tech in Engineering Ed

High altitude ballooning was the key to this year's college-level winner in an annual competition put on by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and Vernier, a company that sells scientific equipment for teachers.

New Online Resource for Spanish Language Help

Students taking high school or college-level Spanish language courses can now connect to tutors 24/7 via Tutor.com.

Educause and UCF Launching Blended Learning MOOC

Educause is teaming up with the University of Central Florida to offer a free massive open online course on Instructure's Canvas Network.

Scenario Learning Updates Safety and Compliance Portfolio

Scenario Learning is expanding its higher education product line with two new online safety and compliance solutions.