Higher-Education Technology News

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


U Maryland Releases Grad Rates Through SAM Tracking System

A Web site that displays graduation rates has added the University of Maryland College Park to its inaugural roster.

Tennessee Tech Extends WLAN

Tennessee Tech University has extended its WLAN again since overhauling its network in 2011.

Elmo Unveils New Point-to-Multipoint Content Delivery System

Elmo USA, a developer of imaging products for schools, has unveiled its new point-to-multipoint content delivery system, Elmo P2MP, at the InfoComm 2014 show taking place in Las Vegas, NV from June 18 to 21.

Research: Online Students Take 5 Forms, Each Calling for Unique Offerings

Online instruction needs to become as nuanced as the institutions and high schools delivering it if it is to grow as a force in education, according to a new survey by the Boston Consulting Group.



Epson Unveils Big Changes, New Releases to Projector Lines

Epson is rolling out a host of expansions and new releases to its various lines of projectors, including the addition of three new models to its PowerLite series and the introduction of its BrightLink Pro ultra-short throw interactive projectors.

Report: 2.4 Billion Smart Connected Devices in 2018, Driven by Cheaper Gadgets

Smart connected devices are growing at an unprecedented rate and are expected to hit 2.4 billion units per year by 2018. According to new research, that growth will be driven by smart phones and cheaper (sub-$500) gadgets, which will begin to push traditional PCs into the margins.

Report: Central Admin Largest Security Risk for Higher Ed

Maintaining security on campus may at times appear to be an intractable problem. Yet, a recent survey by the security-focused SANS Institute suggests that some schools may be bringing on their own problems.

Rapid Insight Introduces Predictive Analytics Add-On for Banner

Predictive analytics and data intelligence software provider Rapid Insight has created QuickStart for Banner, an add-on for Ellucian's Banner student information system focused on reducing the time to build predictive models.

BenQ Launches Grant Program for Interactive Displays

BenQ has kicked off a new grant program for education.

Oregon State U Offers MOOC for K-12 Educators

Oregon State University will offer its first massive open online course this fall in partnership with Stanford University and the Oregon Department of Education.