Video Management | Feature
How two groups of higher ed institutions in New York state are tackling the video management challenge and sharing content across multiple schools.
Research | News
The vast majority of undergraduate and graduate students believe tablets will transform the future of higher education, but most still rely on laptops and smartphones for school work, according to a new study conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Pearson.
Student Advising | Feature
The University of Arizona ditched its course catalog in favor of an interactive system for navigating course options and optimizing the route to a degree.
Accessibility | Feature
Revamping a course to be accessible to students with physical or learning disabilities can help make it more accessible to everybody else too.
Digital textbooks are becoming a bigger part of the vernacular in higher education. A recent survey showed that slightly more than three out of five students use interactive textbooks with features that include video, audio and quizzes; more than two out of five students work in courses that use apps, social media and online productivity tools; and one out of three students has attended flipped classrooms in which they watch video lectures before heading to class.
Green Buildings | News
The University of Iowa recently opened its new $126 million interdisciplinary biomedical research center, which sports what it claims is a first for the state: a green roof.
Mobile Computing | News
More than 1.25 billion smartphones will be sold in 2014, an increase of nearly a quarter over the previous year's 1.01 billion sales, according to a new forecast from market research firm International Data Corp.
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."
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