Not all faculty are actively engaged in using technology in their classrooms. For some, technical support or basic technology resources on their campuses may be lacking. But still others may be clinging to the idea that nothing has changed...
Vincennes University in Ohio has signed Oxygen Education to help its police department develop online training to teach school administrators, community leaders, and other police departments how to recognize and react to suspected gang activity.
Radford University in Radford, VA has implemented a safety and security training program from Awareity.
The University of Cincinnati is projecting a 6.8 percent increase in online enrollments for this semester compared with fall 2008, an increase that's expected to account for half of the university's overall enrollment growth for 2009-2010.
The College of Computing at Georgia Tech is looking to transform economic lemons into educational lemonade by shifting unemployed technology professionals into teaching careers.
In its efforts to bolster campus safety, a large inner-city university is about to take a step that most institutions haven't: launching an online training program to teach students, faculty, and staff how to stay safe in an active shooter situation. Among the instructions: what to do if the student hears a gunshot in the building; what to do if a shooter comes into the classroom; what to do if somebody is injured....
Tough economic times are not when you should retreat from IT training for your staff, according to Laurus Technologies CEO John Udelhofen. He gives five reasons why.
Lehigh University of Bethlehem, PA will be expanding its distance learning educational program using Keystone Enterprise Services' interactive satellite-training network.
A new social learning site has launched, one that's focused on sharing teaching strategies and other ideas surrounding the use of interactive classroom response systems.
The Houston Community College System had been using a PeopleSoft ERP system since 1998, but it wasn't until last year that the third-largest accredited community college system in the United States upgraded its campus collaboration and Web presence to create one streamlined process.