Virginia Community Colleges is piloting a new program to replace textbooks with open educational resources (OER) in designated programs.
Smart Technologies is expanding its Smart kapp portfolio of collaboration displays with Smart kapp IQ, an ultra-high-definition 4k display that combines the original Smart kapp whiteboard functionality with multiway, multidevice collaboration.
MOOC provider edX is working with a division of wireless technology company Qualcomm to sort out the educator's "mobile first" strategy.
Amazon Web Services today debuted AWS Educate, a free service for educators and students that aims to prepare IT pros and developers for the cloud workforce.
MIT's Interdisciplinary Consortium for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, (IC)3, has added a new private partner.
Educational IT leaders should not be “trying to do the same thing you’ve always done for less money,” but instead “doing something you can’t do any other way,” according to Doug Meade, the director of information technology at York County School Division (VA).
Symplicity has introduced two new mobile apps, one for soon-to-be college graduates looking for jobs and one for recruiters interested in hiring them.
Santa Clara University is using automated threat detection to help maintain compliance and protect its network from security threats.
IT spending by colleges and universities in the United States is expected to hit $6.6 billion for 2015. The biggest single area for technology spending will be laptop computers at $1.3 billion, which will consume about 20 percent of the total outlay.
In a session at the Citrix Synergy conference in Orlando, FL, IT leaders from the universities of Central Florida, South Florida and Florida shared their experiences rolling out and maintaining virtual application management technology.