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.
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.
Leaders at Clemson University's Center of Excellence in Digital Creativity have taken an all-or-nothing approach to digital literacy: Nearly 30,000 students and faculty all have access to all the software tools in the Adobe Creative Cloud, along with an impressive collaboratory filled with high-end hardware, collaboration tools, and expert guidance.
The Mixed Reality Lab at Oklahoma State University provides a range of AR, VR, and 3D printing tools so that students and faculty researchers in design disciplines can work in virtual, physical, and augmented reality environments.
The multi-campus university has selected Widen Media Collective to provide it with a cloud-based digital asset management system for its branded digital assets.
Harvard University's business school is working with a BBC radio station on a studio project that brings people together virtually from around the world to hold a live debate.
A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities will allow the university to make old issues of the daily newspaper available online.
In spite of seemingly unlimited sources of reusable multimedia content available online, digital literacy is still a struggle in higher education.
After too many years watching students struggle with the transition to college, mobile application developers at the University of San Diego are excited to watch this year's freshmen get organized and get ahead with a highly customized USD personal assistant mobile application.
An agreement between ProQuest and St. Andrews University aims to expand access to books published before 1650.