Education Technology News

The latest education technology news and trends for college and university ed tech professionals. Looking for more in-depth coverage of important topics? Visit our feature article pages!


Newrow Updates Video Classroom Platform with Breakout Rooms

Newrow has updated its video classroom platform to allow students to create and control their own video study rooms.

Dell Intros Cloud Access Manager 8, Adds Security Analytics Engine

Dell has released the latest version of its Web-access management system, Cloud Access Manager 8, which offers features designed to help organizations control Web-based and mobile application activities and provide secure access for visitors and personal devices.

Public Policy Contest Prods Graduate Student Systems Thinking

This month 181 graduate students from 93 institutions put their systems thinking into action during a first-of-its-kind competition.

Stanford Reboots Center for Integrated Systems To Launch SystemX Alliance

Stanford University has rebooted its famed Center for Integrated Systems, relaunching the research lab as the SystemX Alliance.



Gartner: Student Success Driving Education IT More than Anything Else

Student success and the reinvention of academic credits top the list of business trends that are currently influencing education, according to a recent report from Gartner.

Yale Aims To Offer Physician Associate Degree Online

Yale University's School of Medicine is attempting to take its Physician Associate Program into the online realm with the help of a private partner

Survey: Adaptive Learning Tools Most Effective Ed Tech

Four out of five, 81 percent, of higher ed students used mobile devices in 2014, up 40 percent over 2013, according to a new survey from McGraw-Hill Education.

EdX and Microsoft Launch IT Development MOOCs

In a first for both companies, edX and Microsoft have partnered to launch IT development courses on the edX online learning platform.

San Diego Supercomputer Center Opens Internship Program for High School Students

The San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego is now accepting applications for the 2015 SDSC Research Experience for High School Students summer program, which runs from June 22 to August 14 at SDSC.

Survey: Half of Faculty Have Used Digital Coursware, but Cost and Time Remain Obstacles

More than half, 54 percent, of faculty used digital courseware in the 2013-2014 school year, according to a new survey, "Faculty Perspectives on Courseware," from Tyton Partners.