Information Technology


Campus Technology 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards

In our second-annual survey, CT readers share their best-loved and most-used tools on campus.

California Polytechnic State U Virtualizes CAD Labs

California Polytechnic State University has overhauled the computer labs for its aerospace and biomedical engineering programs by implementing virtual desktops and applications.

Internet2 Adds Password Manager to Recommended Services

The University of Alabama at Birmingham recommended the inclusion of the software it uses to maintain user security for inclusion in Internet2's products and services guide.

U Iowa, Others Tap Mobile Apps for Campus Safety

University of Iowa, Santa Fe College in Florida, University of Texas at El Paso and Barton Community College in Kansas have adopted or begun testing a mobile safety app for emergency notifications and mass messaging in the event of a campus emergency or "virtual safety escorts."

35 Percent of Faculty Feel They Need More IT Support

More than a third of educators in our 2016 Teaching with Technology survey said they lack access to adequate support and training for the technology in use at their institutions.

Blackboard Acquires Accessibility Platform

Blackboard today announced the acquisition of Fronteer, a UK-based educational products and services company whose flagship Ally software helps institutions and instructors make course content more accessible.

3 Key Resources for AV Professional Development

From certifications and industry conferences to manufacturer training classes, here are three ways to keep up-to-date with the latest audiovisual design, installation and support.

Texas A&M Upgrades to New, Faster Supercomputer

Texas A&M University has installed a new $2.1 million supercomputer, nicknamed "Terra," which will support research projects such as developing new drugs, forecasting storm surges and managing energy sources.

University of Nevada, Las Vegas Melds Operational Intelligence with Learning Analytics

For several years, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas has used Splunk Enterprise to monitor the efficiency of its IT infrastructure and to help identify potential issues. Now, the institution is tapping into the analytics platform for academic research, mining data from the learning management system to better understand how students learn.

Temple U Adopts Management Software for Non-Credit Programs and Students

Temple University in Philadelphia, PA has implemented a university-wide software platform designed for managing non-traditional education programs.

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