Higher-Education Technology News

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


U Wisconsin Madison Students Learn About Sustainability with Mobile Game

Students in an introductory environmental studies course at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are playtesting a game on mobile devices to learn about sustainability on their campus.

Lamar U Discourages Research Via Google with Discovery Service

Lamar University has adopted a new discovery service in an effort to discourage students from using Google for research.

X-Factor Adds Mobile and Non-Carrier Devices to Notification Service

A company producing a mass notification service that can deliver an emergency alert to almost any endpoint on the network has updated its feature set to include a mobile alert agent too.

Higher Ed Leaders Form Coalition in Support of Common Core Standards

More than 200 representatives from colleges and universities across 33 states have banded together to form Higher Ed for Higher Standards, a new coalition supporting Common Core State Standards as a key strategy for improving student success.



Atomic Learning Attains LTI v1.1 Certification

Ed tech training provider Atomic Learning has bumped up its IMS Global Learning Consortium Learning Tools Interoperability certification from v1.0 to v1.1 compliance.

Tripwire and LifeJourney Give Students Lowdown on Cybersecurity Jobs

Tripwire is pursuing a new initiative to help attract more students to the cybersecurity field.

Red Hat Releases Enterprise Linux 7

Red Hat has unveiled the latest version of its flagship platform, Enterprise Linux 7, which is designed to provide a foundation for open hybrid clouds and enterprise workloads across converged infrastructures.

Bentley U Overcomes ERP Problems with Network Appliance

A Massachusetts university has gone public with its deployment of an application for analyzing network activities.

Report: Students Expect Future Universities To Be Flexible, Accessible, Career-Oriented

Students expect universities to be more accessible, flexible and focused on jobs, according to a new survey commissioned by Laureate International Universities and compiled by Zogby Analytics.

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi to Train K-12 Teachers for Online Instruction

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMUCC) will now train educators in designing and teaching courses for the Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN).