Higher-Education Technology News

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


Carnegie Mellon Research Ties Biological and Computing Networks

A team of Carnegie Mellon University researchers is using a biological model to understand how computer networks might better respond to security assaults.

London South Bank U Signs on for IBM's Exceptional Student Experience

London South Bank University is investing in a major way with IBM to help attract and retain students, and it will be adopting an IBM cloud platform to facilitate those efforts.

Canadian College Rolling Out Surface Tablets for Career Training

By the end of summer, Canadian career training institution CDI College will provide more than 5,800 Microsoft Surface 2 tablets to students at its 26 campuses.

Google Turns Off Ad Scanning in Apps for Education Permanently

Google today revealed changes to its Apps for Education policies that include permanently disabling scanning in Gmail for its 30 million Apps for Education users and permanently disabling the ability to display ads.



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.

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.

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?