Higher-Education Technology News

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


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.

CourseTalk, Parchment Partner To Provide Students' Chances of Acceptance

CourseTalk will integrate Parchment's College Chances tool into its online course search and discovery platform in an effort to help students choose among colleges and universities.

Hobsons Unveils Radius Student Lifecycle Management

Hobsons today announced the launch of Radius, a student lifecycle management (SLM) product designed to engage students during recruitment, enrollment and through to graduation.

Nottingham Trent U Cuts Assessment Turnaround with Learning Platform

Nottingham Trent University has recently gone public with its attempts to improve its online assessment process with a private partner.



Brown U Offers Office 365 to Students at no Charge

Brown University has recently gone public with its decision to provide its students with Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus at no additional charge.

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.