Higher-Education Technology News

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


XanEdu and SharedBook to Merge

Two companies specializing in custom course materials — XanEdu and SharedBook — have agreed to merge.

Crestron, InfoComm Partner on 4K Video Course

Crestron has partnered with InfoComm to offer a one-day course on 4K video installations at Crestron classrooms around the world.

New Leadership at EdX and Coursera

Two of the major MOOC providers in the U.S. announced new executives yesterday.

Panopto Adds Video Content Search to Lecture Capture Platform

Panopto has released a new version of its lecture capture platform that now allows users to search within videos for spoken words or any text that appears onscreen (or that appears in comments or notes).



U North Carolina Greensboro Enters MOOC Arena with Soulful Course

The University of North Carolina, Greensboro has entered the massive open online course arena with it's first offering, "The Soul and the Search for Meaning: From the Greeks to the Present."

Kansas University Deploys All-802.11ac Wireless Network

Fort Hays State University in Kansas has built a new wireless network based entirely on all-802.11ac technology from Aruba Networks.

Bryant U Takes Backup to the Cloud

Facing a dramatic increase in the volume of data generated on campus, Rhode Island's Bryant University is rolling out NaviSite's NaviCloud Vault cloud platform for remote storage.

Enterprises Want Open Source SDN Technology from Commercial Vendors

When it comes to software-defined networking and network functions virtualization solutions, nearly all enterprise-level organizations prefer open source solutions, but three quarters of them want those open source solutions to come from commercial vendors, according to a new report from the OpenDaylight Project.

SAS Launches SAS Analytics U

SAS, a provider of business analytics software and services, has launched SAS Analytics U, an initiative intended to help support analytics students, professors and working professionals.

HackDuke Asks Programmers To Turn Their Skills to Social Goods

Duke University will bring together college students from around the country this week for HackDuke, an event designed to promote the use of technology for social change.