Higher-Education Technology News

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


Report: Wearables Dominated by Activity Trackers as Smart Watches Tick Down

The wearables market was dominated by activity trackers in the first quarter of 2014, outpacing sales of smart watches by a margin of 4-to-1.

Researchers To Study How School Leaders Use Data To Inform Decisions

The United States Department of Education has awarded $5 million to three universities to find out how (or whether) school and district leaders use research to inform their decisionmaking.

PolyVision Ships Dual Writing & Projection Surface for Classrooms

PolyVision this week launched a new surface that's designed both for projection and for writing.

Credo's Research Tool Now Includes New Accessibility, Mobile Updates

New updates to Credo’s research tool, Online Reference Service, are making it easier for smartphone and tablet users to search for materials. Accessibility features and language support is also being added.



In Case of Crisis Mobile Safety App Now Available Through Blackboard Mosaic

In Case of Crisis, a mobile safety app from Irving Burton Associates, is now integrated into Mosaic, Blackboard's app platform.

AirWatch Teacher Tools Gets New Collaboration Features, Enhanced Interface

AirWatch by VMware is rolling out new functionality for its AirWatch Teacher Tools classroom management suite.

Tech Report: Students Gear Up for Fall

Students arriving on campus this fall will carry with them an average of seven devices.

Snapshot: Printers Surge in Q1

The world's hunger for hardcopies is far from abating, despite some recent slides in peripheral shipments. The worldwide printer and multifunction printer market grew by double digits in the first quarter of 2014, reaching 37.65 million units — up 32.1 percent from the same period last year.

U New Hampshire Partners for Statewide Public Safety Datacasting

The University of New Hampshire is working with New Hampshire Public Television (NHPTV) and the New Hampshire Department of Safety to roll out a statewide public safety datacasting service.

Corel Offers Free Software for Teachers and Faculty Members

Corel has launched its new Teacher-Try-It Program at the ISTE 2014 conference in Atlanta.