In an effort to improve efficiencies, boost services, and cut costs, the University System of Ohio is moving to a cloud-based model for communications technologies. Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor Eric D. Fingerhut shares his insights about the benefits he expects to realize from this approach.
Regularly scheduled lab time has long been an accepted standard in science courses. Now there may be an argument for extending the standard to include all disciplines....
The European Commission's decision to investigate Oracle's plan to acquire Sun Microsystems is focused largely on the future of the open source MySQL database.
The phrase "course content delivery" is familiar to us all, but its usage could stand some updating. In fact, we may be due for a millenial change in our perceptions of learning design as current technology tools offer opportunities to change teaching and learning models.
The Campus Technology 2009 Executive Summit on "IT Leadership and the 21st Century Campus: Insight and Innovation," brought together campus IT leaders to discuss both technology directions and their own leadership roles. Here, read Part I of Trent Batson's two-part commentary, and watch for Part II in two weeks.
In a Web 2.0 world, language and writing skills are essential to success. But our emphasis on STEM skills means we're missing an opportunity for education. Should STEM really be STEM-L?
North Carolina State University has released its first greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory--about 14 months after initially signing onto the American College & University Presidents Climate Commitment.
Microsoft issued a proposal last week that attempts to address European Commission (EC) concerns about its bundling of Internet Explorer (IE) with Windows.
Blackboard's patent on learning management system technologies has been overturned by the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. The court ruled Monday in favor of Desire2Learn and invalidated some claims in patent No. 6,988,138, also known as the "Alcorn patent" or the "138 patent." But the saga will continue.
The United States Department of Education has awarded grants worth $9.7 million to 26 colleges and universities to develop and strengthen their emergency management plans.