A North Carolina institution will be working with a robotics firm to advance the field of applied robotics for public security, healthcare, and search and rescue.
California Polytechnic State University, Pomona, has adopted new research management software in an effort to increase safety and improve efficiency.
The possibilities inherent in digital learning won't in and of themselves flatten the global playing field for students, according to new research, unless we first give attention to the idea of creating "connected learning environments."
Money talk and institutional reputation dominates student choice in deciding which colleges and universities would make a good fit for them.
Here are six areas that every IT pro in higher education should keep an eye on during the coming year.
U of Illinois, in partnership with the Dow Chemical Company, will open a new research facility this spring focused on developing data management solutions.
The worldwide PC market saw a worse-than-expected decline in the fourth quarter, leading to the first holiday season drop in five years--6.4 percent--and a 12-month decline of 3.2 percent. The United States in particular experienced a more mild decline, but saw an even deeper drop of 7 percent for the year as a whole, according to new data.
During the Spring 2013 Semester, students at MassBay Community College will be able to take a three-credit hour course on Practical Python Programming that incorporates online course materials and instructional tools developed at MIT and made available through edX. Through its partnership with edX, MassBay will examine how courses developed at a premier research and teaching institution like MIT can be leveraged effectively by community colleges.
According to Changing Course: Ten Years of Tracking Online Education in the United States, a new report from the Babson Survey Research Group, more than 6.7 million students are now taking at least one course online.
The outlook for IT services, software, and devices is looking up. According to a new forecast, worldwide IT spending across all sectors will grow by $249 billion in 2013, reaching $3.74 trillion--up 4.2 percent from 2012.