Digital Media


South Orange County Community College: Scheduling for Student Success

This past Friday, South Orange County Community College District held a kickoff meeting for its latest development project, SmartSchedule. CT asked technology leadership on campus why the class schedule is an important area for development and how it fits into their larger technology strategy for student services.

Research: Video Usage in Ed Continues Ramp-up

When it comes to the use of video in education, the over-riding theme — as we might expect — is more, more, more, according to the findings of a new survey.

NJEDge.Net: Advancing Education and Research

CT talks with Ed Chapel, Senior Vice President at NJEDge.Net, about the role of New Jersey's Research and Education Network (REN) and how it serves the higher education and related K-12, government, and nonprofit sectors.

ePortfolio: Changing the Rhetoric of Technology Adoption

Trent Batson explores how a reframing of the notion of 'ePortfolio adoption' may help promote the technology.

TechSmith Updates Snagit with GIF, Panoramic Features

TechSmith has updated its inexpensive screen, video and audio capture tool, Snagit. Version 13 for Windows and version 4 for Mac add personalization capabilities, a panoramic feature for capturing images that go beyond a single display, new tools in the editor and the ability to create animated GIF files.

Susquehanna U Deploys Cross-Departmental Media Library

Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania has implemented cloud-based digital asset management software to help staff manage the university's large photo library and share media assets between departments.

InFocus Adds 4K Model to its Jupiter Catalyst Line of Wall Processors

InFocus is launching a new model in its line of display wall processors at the InfoComm 2016 conference taking place this week in Las Vegas. The Jupiter Catalyst 4K supports up to 12 ultra-high-definition 4K outputs (non-HDCP) on a single 3U CPU chassis supporting resolutions of of 3,840 x 2,160 per output via mini DisplayPort with four destination windows per card. Up to four expansion chassis can be added for additional outputs.

Gale Adds Several New Archives to Digital Newspaper Offerings

The new archives include digital support and are intended to further research in humanities.

Technology at The Starting Line: VCU's Great Bike Race Book

Earlier this academic year, Virginia Commonwealth University was faced with a huge logistical challenge — an international, world-class bike race would disrupt local traffic patterns and supply lines. But the university saw the event as an opportunity to offer students a week of mini-courses, using the race environment as a giant learning lab and tapping a range of technologies to support student work.

Tablet Market Slides Worldwide, Though Detachables See Continued Growth

Worldwide tablet shipments slumped 14.7 percent during the first quarter of 2016, according to preliminary data released today. First-quarter seasonality, along with an overall unenthused customer base, were factors that caused the decline.

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