Higher-Education Technology News

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


U South Carolina Streamlines Library Search

The University of South Carolina has adopted a new discovery service in an effort to streamline and improve the flexibility of search for library users.

U Hartford PR Students To Market Friendthem on Campus for Credit

Two teams of public relations students at the University of Hartford are vying in their class to promote the use of a higher education social networking service at their own university.

Research: Even as Networking Demand Surges, Pre-Emptive Planning Falters

American campuses are scrambling to keep up with continued explosive growth in the use of mobile devices but their toolsets and practices for managing that growth don't always sync with their needs.

KeyLemon, SwissTeach Partner To Demo Facial Recognition for LMS

KeyLemon, a company that makes biometric identification tools, and SwissTeach have partnered to demo facial recognition on the latter's online learning management system (LMS), Global Teach.



Fort Hays Prof Honored for the Innovative Use of Tech in Engineering Ed

High altitude ballooning was the key to this year's college-level winner in an annual competition put on by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and Vernier, a company that sells scientific equipment for teachers.

New Online Resource for Spanish Language Help

Students taking high school or college-level Spanish language courses can now connect to tutors 24/7 via Tutor.com.

Educause and UCF Launching Blended Learning MOOC

Educause is teaming up with the University of Central Florida to offer a free massive open online course on Instructure's Canvas Network.

Scenario Learning Updates Safety and Compliance Portfolio

Scenario Learning is expanding its higher education product line with two new online safety and compliance solutions.

Crowdfunding Site Raising Capital for ASU Student Projects

Among the initiatives that have received funding through PitchFunder is one intended to bring clean water to Bangladesh, another to teach empathy and still another to help send design students on a working spring break.

Penn State Names Academic Leader for Online Programs

Pennsylvania State University has named Renata Engel associate vice provost for online programs.