Higher-Education Technology News

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


U Arizona Boosts Site Accessibility with Audio Internet

One academic department at the University of Arizona is boosting Web accessibility for its students by providing audio navigation tools on its site.

Aspen University Launches 'Debt-Free' Degree Program

Aspen University has launched a new payment plan that it's touting as a way to earn a degree "debt free."

Carnegie Mellon U Partners with Intel for Integrative Design Concentrations

Carnegie Mellon University has launched an initiative that creates eight new concentrations that combine integrative design principles and related technologies with a range of other disciplines.

U.S. Delegation Headed to India for Research Network Partnership

Michael McRobbie, president of Indiana University, and David Lambert, president of Internet2, are leading a group of U.S. college presidents, chief information officers and researchers to New Delhi to establish a partnership with the leading national research and education network in India.



Canvas LMS Adds Learning Mastery Gradebook

Instructure's Canvas LMS has added a new gradebook designed to help teachers keep track of students' concept mastery.

Sony Brings Touch to All-in-One Live Production Content Producer

Davidson College, in North Carolina, will begin producing live webcasts of its football, soccer and baseball games, starting next fall, thanks to its new Sony Anycast Touch production switcher, with dual touchscreen interface.

Ruckus Ships 3-Stream 802.11ac WiFi Access Point

Ruckus Wireless has started shipping a new dual-band, three-stream 802.11ac access point. Unlike other 802.11ac APs, which are often software-upgraded 802.11n APs, the Ruckus ZoneFlex R700 was specifically designed for the new 802.11ac standard.

Smart Updates Offerings for Microsoft Lync Room Systems

Smart Technologies has updated its offerings for Microsoft Lync Room System to add a new room size, premium services and to offer more collaboration capabilities.

Apple Updates Entry-Level iPad, Ditches iPad 2

Apple is replacing the iPad 2 with the fourth-generation iPad with Retina Display as the entry-level model in its 9.7-inch tablet line.

The Impending IT Headache of the 26 Billion-Thing Internet of Things

The rapid growth of interconnected devices making up the Internet of Things will wreak havoc on data security, storage, servers, networks and end user privacy, according to a new report.