Higher-Education Technology News

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


Coursera to Reach Learners in Turkey Through Turkcell Academy Partnership

Turkcell Academy, a free digital learning platform in Turkey launched last January by Turkish telecommunications and technology company Turkcell, has partnered with Coursera to expand its mobile education offerings.

San Diego College Shifts to Edvance360 for Ease of Use and Cost

A San Diego college has gone public with its shift to a new learning management system.

Chegg Acquires InstaEdu Tutoring Platform

Chegg, a company that provides study help and allows students to buy and sell textbooks online, will acquire InstaEdu, a company that provides a platform designed to connect students with on-demand tutors.

Campus Technology Announces 2014 Innovators Award Honorees

Campus Technology officially announces the winners of its 10th annual Innovators Awards. This year, 11 honorees were selected in six categories out of 215 nominations submitted from outstanding higher education institutions around the globe.



Blackboard Learn Adds Professional Profiles for Students

Blackboard Learn has added professional profiles for students in an effort to help connect them with job and internship opportunities.

Wingate U Streamlines Library Search With EBSCO

In an effort to improve its library search capabilities, Wingate University in North Carolina has chosen EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) from EBSCO Information Services as its centralized search technology.

No Growth in Science and Engineering Graduate Enrollments

STEM education seems to have hit a wall, at least at the graduate level. Graduate enrollments in science and engineering among American citizens and permanent residents actually declined for the first time in the last decade, according to new data released by the National Science Foundation. Meanwhile, enrollments for temporary visa holders increased in the same period.

U Arizona IBM-Powered Supercomputer Joins Ranks of Top500

A very large, very fast cat has visited the University of Arizona in the form of a new research supercomputer nicknamed "El Gato."

Stanford Report Shares Snapshot of Online Learning

A new report from Stanford University examining the use of online technologies and methods for delivering education says that 1.9 million people around the world have registered for one or more of the public courses taught by the California university's faculty.

JoomlaLMS 1.3.2 Improves SCORM Compatibility, Adds AICC Compliance

JoomlaLMS has released an update to its learning management system. JoomlaLMS 1.3.2 is now compatible with Joomla CMS 3.2 and includes a number of functional improvements.