• Wearables | News

    Report: 4 in 10 Wristworn Devices Will Be Smartwatches by 2016

    Four out of 10 devices worn on the wrist will be smartwatches by 2016, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner. That prediction follows a swell in the smartwatches available to consumers as the number of companies offering the devices has increased from just two a year ago to seven with a device either currently on the market or about to ship. Read More

  • C-Level View | Feature

    Building on Competency-Based Education

    CT talked with Argosy University System's vice chancellor for academic affairs to learn how that institution tackled competency-based education — creating the first WASC-accredited MBA in its region based on a direct assessment, competency model. Now, Argosy is developing hybrid approaches that combine direct assessment with traditional seat time-based courses. Read More

  • Research | News

    Survey: Admissions Officers and High School Students Differ in Support for 2016 SAT Changes

    Kaplan Test Prep, a major provider of test preparation products for the SAT exam and others, recently asked college admissions officers and high school students what they thought of the upcoming changes to the test. The company found that admissions officers were generally more supportive of the modifications than the students, and the difference of opinion surfaced in several areas. Read More

  • Security | News

    Gartner: Mobile Apps Open to Security Exploitation

    Between device loss or theft, idle malware introduced via smartphone update requests, rogue hotspots and poorly-coded apps, IT leaders in education need to start girding themselves for an onslaught of security threats related to the mobile devices carried by students and staff. According to Gartner, over the next year and through the end of 2015, more than three-quarters of mobile apps will fail "basic security tests." Read More

  • Video Management | Feature

    When YouTube Isn't Enough To Manage Your Campus Video Content video management

    How two groups of higher ed institutions in New York state are tackling the video management challenge and sharing content across multiple schools.   Read More

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