Higher-Education Technology News

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


Colorado State Expands Product Design Training

Colorado State University will be expanding its product design instruction previously given primarily to engineering students out to the broader community.

Brief: ConnectYard Partners With Pearson for Student Engagement

ConnectYard has partnered with Pearson to integrate its social engagement platform with Pearson LearningStudio.

Instructure Expands to London

Instructure is bringing its Canvas virtual learning environment to the United Kingdom.

Gale Adds 4 New Digital Collections for Academic Libraries

Gale has released four new digital collections for use by academic and special libraries.



XanEdu and SharedBook to Merge

Two companies specializing in custom course materials — XanEdu and SharedBook — have agreed to merge.

Crestron, InfoComm Partner on 4K Video Course

Crestron has partnered with InfoComm to offer a one-day course on 4K video installations at Crestron classrooms around the world.

New Leadership at EdX and Coursera

Two of the major MOOC providers in the U.S. announced new executives yesterday.

Panopto Adds Video Content Search to Lecture Capture Platform

Panopto has released a new version of its lecture capture platform that now allows users to search within videos for spoken words or any text that appears onscreen (or that appears in comments or notes).

U North Carolina Greensboro Enters MOOC Arena with Soulful Course

The University of North Carolina, Greensboro has entered the massive open online course arena with it's first offering, "The Soul and the Search for Meaning: From the Greeks to the Present."

Kansas University Deploys All-802.11ac Wireless Network

Fort Hays State University in Kansas has built a new wireless network based entirely on all-802.11ac technology from Aruba Networks.