2014 will be a "tipping point" for tablet users, according to ABI Research. While first-quarter 2014 saw a 30 percent decline in tablets shipped compared with the same period last year, growth is expected to resume throughout the rest of the year. And when it does, Android just might come out on top for the first time.
Online instruction needs to become as nuanced as the institutions and high schools delivering it if it is to grow as a force in education, according to a new survey by the Boston Consulting Group.
Smart connected devices are growing at an unprecedented rate and are expected to hit 2.4 billion units per year by 2018. According to new research, that growth will be driven by smart phones and cheaper (sub-$500) gadgets, which will begin to push traditional PCs into the margins.
Maintaining security on campus may at times appear to be an intractable problem. Yet, a recent survey by the security-focused SANS Institute suggests that some schools may be bringing on their own problems.
Students expect universities to be more accessible, flexible and focused on jobs, according to a new survey commissioned by Laureate International Universities and compiled by Zogby Analytics.
Three-quarters security breaches originating on mobile devices will be the result of application misconfigurations by 2017, according to a new forecast by market research firm Gartner.
A new tool developed by the University of California and several partner organizations helps researchers create data management plans and comply with federal requirements tied to research funding.
A little more than 12 percent of all post-secondary students are enrolled exclusively in online courses or online degree programs. According to the latest figures released by the National Center for Education Statistics, another 13 percent are taking at least some courses online.
STEM education seems to have hit a wall, at least at the graduate level. Graduate enrollments in science and engineering among American citizens and permanent residents actually declined for the first time in the last decade, according to new data released by the National Science Foundation. Meanwhile, enrollments for temporary visa holders increased in the same period.
A new report from Stanford University examining the use of online technologies and methods for delivering education says that 1.9 million people around the world have registered for one or more of the public courses taught by the California university's faculty.