Higher-Education Technology News

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


American University Revamps Communication School, Adds High Tech AV Suite

A new collaboration with Sony is bringing high-definition broadcast equipment like business projectors and studio cameras to American University’s Media Innovation Lab, as part of an overhaul of the AU School of Communication.

Aspen U to Replace LMS by Fall

Aspen University has announced plans to replace its current LMS by the end of this year, motivated in part by the need for greater analytics tools and student engagement tracking.

Heartland Goes Mobile with ID Card

Heartland Payment Systems has introduced OneCard Mobile, with Apple iOS and Android app versions that combine and add functionality to the company's other mobile programs.

Wharton Scales Up Collaboration in 70 Plus Classrooms

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is adopting new software in more than 70 classrooms to help students collaborate via mobile devices and built-in displays.



Saint Joseph's College Serving Online and On-Ground Students With Desire2Learn Platform

Saint Joseph's College in Maine is looking to track learning outcomes and increase retention and student engagement with Desire2Learn's learning platform.

Counterterror Software To Become Counter-Dropout Tool

Up until now ISS has built a name for itself among military customers. Can the same technology developed by this defense contractor to identify potential risk on the battlefield help you retain your students too?

FileWave Updates Mobile Device Management Product

FileWave has released version 8.0 of its mobile device management software. New features include Android support, the addition of inventory-based smart groups, VPP managed distribution for Mac with multiple sToken support, parameterized profiles for Mac and advanced license management.

Aruba Networks Offers Mobility Training for Higher Ed

Aruba Networks has introduced Aruba Mobility Academy, a mobility-specific higher education program designed to provide IT students with the fundamentals required to build, maintain and advance wireless LAN networks.

Straight Path Spectrum Joins NYU Wireless

Straight Path Spectrum has joined NYU Wireless as an affiliate sponsor and advisory board member, contributing its expertise in millimeter frequencies to the academic wireless communications research center at New York University.

EdX Implementing Vital Source E-Textbook Platform

MOOC provider edX has selected the VitalSource Bookshelf e-textbook platform from Vital Source Technologies to distribute publisher content for its massive open online learning courses.