Higher-Education Technology News

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


Multi-Institutional Projects To Test Future Internet Architectures

Three multi-institutional projects are advancing their efforts to develop the architectures that may underlie the Internet of the future.

Charleston Southern Overhauls Library Search With New Tool

As part of an overhaul of its library database search, South Carolina’s Charleston Southern University is using a new custom tool, called DiscoverSearch, to give users greater control of their search parameters and the content they can find.

Eastern U Tackles Student Experience

Pennsylvania's Eastern University will implement new tools in an effort to improve operational efficiency and relationships with students.

Moodle 2.7 Gets Improved Interfaces, Accessible Text Editor, Conditional Activities

Moodle 2.7 has been released. The upgrade to the popular free and open source learning management system includes new themes with improved responsive design, a new accessibility-focused text editor and more.



Free Tool Pinpoints Errors in the Most Complex Networked Applications

Plenty of tools have been developed to help diagnose application failures, but few of those work on really complex applications such as Firefox or Skype. A team of researchers from three institutions have developed a tool to address this gap.

Cengage Learning Teams Up With Matchpoint to Offer Career Guidance Tool

Cengage Learning has partnered with Matchpoint Careers to become the exclusive agent to market and sell Matchpoint's Career Positioning System (CPS) to higher education institutions.

Cengage Learning Integrates Big Data Tools from Celebrus

Cengage Learning, a provider of educational content, technology and services for higher education and K-12, has partnered with big data software provider Celebrus Technologies to capture data about users' interactions with Cengage's products.

7 Universities Partner with IBM on Cognitive Computing Courses

Seven universities in the United States have partnered with IBM to launch cognitive computing courses featuring cloud access to the company's Watson computer.

Bethel U Seeks Streamlined Enrollment Management with Cloud Service

Bethel University, in St. Paul, MN, is adopting an online enrollment management system in an effort to streamline the "recruitment funnel" across departments and improve external communications to prospective students in its graduate, undergraduate and seminary programs.

U Southern California Ed School Packages Teacher Training

The University of Southern California's education school has developed a set of online and blended training courses to help teachers develop their skills in working with diverse learners.