Higher-Education Technology News

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


NDN Consortium Works To Replace Internet with Newer Model

Last week an international group of academic and industry people converged for a two-day community meeting at the campus of the University of California Los Angeles to lay out more details of NDN — Named Data Networking.

U California Davis Courses Earn A-G-Approval

A California university program has earned the seal of approval for its K-12 and college STEM-related courses, allowing students to use the grades they earn in those classes to help prove they've fulfilled some of the admission requirements for the University of California.

UC Berkeley Adopts Financial Platform for Grant Management

The University of California, Berkeley has implemented a grants management system to help researchers and administrators track and report on grant milestones and spending.

Scalable Launches Ed Versions of Network Simulation Platforms

Scalable Network Technologies has launched educational versions of its latest QualNet and EXata network simulation programs.



NYU Targets Fortune 500 Company Employees in New Emerging Technology Course

Technology issues that challenge large corporations will be the focus of a new online graduate-level course offered by NYU's engineering school.

Unigo Acquires Cinergy Ed

Unigo Group, a company that provides tools to help students with schools, financing and more, will acquire the business assets of higher ed marketing services provider Cinergy Education.

2-Term Master's Core Class on Climate Change Offered as MOOC

The "Global Master's in Development Practice" is hosting a two-term online course on "Climate Change Science and Negotiations," starting in October 2014. That class will be part of the core requirements for the master's program and, simultaneously, offered as a massive open online course.

Analysis: Lecture Capture Market To Grow 24.1 Percent By 2019

The global lecture capture market is poised to grow 24.1 percent in the next five years, from revenues of $162.0 million in 2013 to $592.2 million in 2019, according to a recent analysis from research firm Frost & Sullivan.

Phablet Sales To Top Mobile PCs This Year, Tablets in 2015

Global sales of phablets, smartphones with screens between 5.5 and 7 inches, will top sales of portable PCs in 2014 and surpass sales of tablets in the next year, according to a new forecast from market research company International Data Corp.

Florida National University Broadens Online Continuing Education Offerings

Florida National University (FNU) is working with Ed4Online to make available a spate of self-paced open enrollment programs, offering continuing education credits to professionals.