Higher-Education Technology News

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


U Florida Targets 24,000 Online Enrollments Through Pearson Partnership

The University of Florida has launched UF Online to offer undergraduate degree programs online for new and transfer students.

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Tablet Growth Slows as iPad Sees Below Average Performance

Tablet manufacturers are beginning to face a more difficult environment domestically. Growth in tablet sales, particularly among end users, has slowed dramatically. Institutional purchasing, rather than consumer demand, seems to be the main force that's continuing to push tablet adoption.

Open Compute Project Draws Contributions from Microsoft, Seagate, QLogic, Quanta, AMD

The Open Compute Summit saw news from multiple technology companies eager to join a movement that's changing the components that make up datacenters.

What Will Drive Technology Adoption in Colleges and Universities This Decade

The latest Horizon Report from the New Media Consortium and the Educause Learning Initiative has identified the top six trends that will drive changes in higher education for the remainder of this decade.



Western Governors U Joins National Network To Grow STEM Teaching Force

Western Governors University has been selected as a partner in 100Kin10, a national network that aims to train 100,000 science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) teachers over 10 years.

Stanford PERTS Seeks Research Proposals for Mindset Challenge

Stanford PERTS is seeking research proposals for a new initiative, called the Mindset Challenge, which aims to find ways to boost student motivation and outcomes in online learning environments. Deadline for proposals is April 1.

Udemy Reaches 2 Million Students

Online course provider Udemy has reached the 2 million-student milestone, only five months after it reached the 1 million-student mark.

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The 6 Most Important Technologies To Impact Teaching and Learning in the Next 5 Years

Virtual assistants, flipped classrooms and "the quantified self" are three of the six technological developments that will have a significant impact on higher education within the next five years, according to the NMC Horizon Report: 2014 Higher Education Edition, released by the New Media Consortium and Educause Monday.

William Paterson University of New Jersey Adopts LAN-TV

Students at William Paterson University of New Jersey have a new way to watch their favorite television shows, online, without draining campus bandwidth.

Rollins College Tackles Network Security Issues With NAC Rollout

Rollins College successfully combated a recent spear phishing attack, thanks to its new network access control system.