Higher-Education Technology News

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


Paul Smith's College To Develop Competency-Based Ed with Breakthrough Models Incubator

Paul Smith's College will launch a program to develop competency-based education ideas as part of the Next Generation Learning Challenges.

U Wyoming Launches Project To Improve Assistive Technology Use at Wyoming Schools

The University of Wyoming Wyoming Institute for Disabilities has launched a pilot program designed to help improve access to assistive technologies in Wyoming schools.

MindEdge and Cognii Taking an Adaptive Approach to Essay Assessment

MindEdge and Cognii Taking an Adaptive Approach to Essay Assessment

Online training and courseware provider MindEdge is partnering with Cognii, which specializes in assessment technology for essay-type answers, to use adaptive technology with multi-concept assessment.

Northwestern, U Toronto Tapping Evolv Data to Understand Workplace Trends

Both Northwestern University and the University of Toronto will be doing research using data from a company that produces a workforce performance application.



Carlow U To Build CREATE Lab Satellite with $205,000 Grant

Carlow University will use a $205,000 grant to build a satellite location of Carnegie Mellon University's CREATE Lab.

Colorado State U-Global Campus Turns to Peak for Cloud Portals

Colorado State University-Global Campus, an online institution part of the Colorado State University System, has selected cloud infrastructure from Peak to power its student and faculty portals.

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.