The "Global Master's in Development Practice" is hosting a two-term online course on "Climate Change Science and Negotiations," starting in October 2014. That class will be part of the core requirements for the master's program and, simultaneously, offered as a massive open online course.
The global lecture capture market is poised to grow 24.1 percent in the next five years, from revenues of $162.0 million in 2013 to $592.2 million in 2019, according to a recent analysis from research firm Frost & Sullivan.
A company that develops applications for managing campus parking has just released a new version of its software that integrates with Blackboard's mobile app platform and adds enhancements to help students and staff find available parking.
Global sales of phablets, smartphones with screens between 5.5 and 7 inches, will top sales of portable PCs in 2014 and surpass sales of tablets in the next year, according to a new forecast from market research company International Data Corp.
Florida National University (FNU) is working with Ed4Online to make available a spate of self-paced open enrollment programs, offering continuing education credits to professionals.
The University of Michigan has added an Office of Digital Education and Innovation in an effort to help faculty use technology and digital programs more creatively.
Part Facebook, part e-portfolio, a new online service is connecting graduating high schoolers with college and career recruiters and letting students create shareable multimedia portfolios in the hopes of dazzling them.
Even that doyenne of tradition, Oxford University, needs to stay on top of the technology demands of its students and staff. The UK-based university recently launched a three-year project to upgrade its communication infrastructure.
The Carnegie Mellon University recently received a $5.6 million grant through the CyberCorps Scholarship for Service, a federal program that provides scholarships to students who expect to become federal information assurance professionals.
Proximity-based mobile interactions are moving out of the realm of science fiction and into the education, healthcare and retail markets.