Higher-Education Technology News

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


U Southern California Launches Online Doctor of Ed Degree

The University of Southern California's Rossier School of Education is launching its first online doctorate degree.

Instructure Launches Open Resource LTI App Catalog

LMS provider Instructure has launched EduAppCenter.com, an open resource Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) catalog that lets users incorporate more than 130 education apps into their own LMS or education environment.

University of Utah Taps StormWind for Online Tech Training

The University of Utah's Division of Continuing Education is turning to online training and e-learning company StormWind to provide courses specifically for Cisco, Microsoft and CompTIA training.

Campus Quad Intros Mobile Analytics Dashboard

Mobile platform provider Campus Quad has launched Campus Quad Engage, a student engagement analytics dashboard for higher education.



Brief: Solidoodle Launches 3D Printer Packages for Education

3D printer manufacturer Solidoodle has introduced two 3D printer packages designed for the education market.

U Washington Game-Based Platform Helps Students Master Concepts in Algebra Challenge

The University of Washington's Center for Game Science has been testing an adaptive game-based platform that is showing promise in promoting mastery of algebra concepts among students in grades K-12.

Northwest Missouri State U Deploys New Wireless Network

Northwest Missouri State University has replaced its legacy wireless network with new technology to support online testing and the rapid increase of online devices on campus.

NCAA Rejects Coursework from 24 Virtual Charter High Schools

Virtual school provider K12 Inc. this month received notice that the NCAA will no longer accept coursework from 24 of its schools for initial eligibility review for prospective student athletes. The NCAA stipulates the coursework does not fulfill its course requirements for nontraditional high schools.

Parchment Unveils Free College Match Tool

An online service that facilitates digital transcript and credential exchange has added an additional feature to its college search capabilities that allows a student, parent or advisor to see comparable schools that may be worth applying too as well.

Carnegie Mellon Research Explores Touchy-Feely Data Visualization

Two researchers at Carnegie Mellon University are exploring how touch devices, such as Apple's iPad, can be used in data analysis and visualization.