Higher-Education Technology News

All news articles from the CT editorial team, in chronological order.


Instructure Launches Open Resource LMI App Catalog

LMS provider Instructure has launched EduAppCenter.com, an open resource Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) catalog that lets users incorporate more than 130 education apps into their own LMS or education environment.

Brief: Solidoodle Launches 3D Printer Packages for Education

3D printer manufacturer Solidoodle has introduced two 3D printer packages designed for the education market.

Northwest Missouri State U Deploys New Wireless Network

Northwest Missouri State University has replaced its legacy wireless network with new technology to support online testing and the rapid increase of online devices on campus.

NCAA Rejects Coursework from 24 Virtual Charter High Schools

Virtual school provider K12 Inc. this month received notice that the NCAA will no longer accept coursework from 24 of its schools for initial eligibility review for prospective student athletes. The NCAA stipulates the coursework does not fulfill its course requirements for nontraditional high schools.



Parchment Unveils Free College Match Tool

An online service that facilitates digital transcript and credential exchange has added an additional feature to its college search capabilities that allows a student, parent or advisor to see comparable schools that may be worth applying too as well.

Carnegie Mellon Research Explores Touchy-Feely Data Visualization

Two researchers at Carnegie Mellon University are exploring how touch devices, such as Apple's iPad, can be used in data analysis and visualization.

Infinitely Virtual Launches Virtual Servers For Higher Ed

Cloud Server provider Infinitely Virtual has launched a virtual server offering targeted at higher education institutions and K-12 schools.

Kurogo Mobile Campus Updates Interface for Non-Technical Users

Modo Labs has updated its mobile communications platform, Kurogo Mobile Campus, with a new admin console.

Arizona State Launches Learning Platform for Search for Intelligent Life

A course for non-science majors that explores the search for life on other planets developed by educators at Arizona State University is going into production for use by other institutions and may be offered in MOOC form for individuals in the future.