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App Helps Oral Roberts U Students Navigate Campus Life

Students at Oral Roberts University can now connect to campus resources and navigate college life via a new mobile app.

Survey: Most Students Say Technology Boosts Academic Success

Three out of four college and university students think technology has had a positive impact on their academic success, according to a recent survey.

IoT Tech to Increase Food Production in Purdue Digital Agriculture Program

Purdue University researchers are tapping into the Internet of Things to study and improve plant growth and food production processes.

Colleges Using AR/VR to Educate Homeowners on Disaster Clean-up

Experts estimate that hurricane-destroyed homes could take years to rebuild. A small team of IT leaders in higher education and experts from the building trades hope to expedite the work with an augmented and virtual reality (AVR) training program intended to draw people to the trades who previously would have considered it "dirty, underpaying and uninteresting."

Wearables to See Double-Digit Growth through 2021

Wrist-worn devices will drive the market, according to a new forecast, while "lesser-known wearable products, such as clothing and ear-wear, will experience market-beating growth in the years to come."

Study: Positive First-Year Orientation Impacts Overall Student Experience

In a recent survey of nearly 25,000 college students, those who had a positive experience with their first-year orientation for 17 percent more likely to report a positive student life experience. Conversely, students with a poor orientation experience were 71 percent more likely to report grades of C or lower.



Visible Body Debuts Augmented Reality Anatomy App for iOS

Visible Body, producer of human anatomy apps, has added augmented reality functionality to its Human Anatomy Atlas app.

Smartwatches Deemed Least Valuable Technology in the Classroom

In our second annual Teaching with Technology Survey, faculty revealed what technologies they use in the classroom, the devices they most value, what they wish for and more.

Campus Newspapers to Begin Publishing Weekly Snapchat Stories

College news teams are joining the ranks of The New York Times, The Washington Post, Buzzfeed and other major news outlets through a new partnership with Snapchat that allows them monetize digital stories.

Faculty Say Laptops, Mobile Phones Are Most Popular Student Devices

In our second annual Teaching with Technology Survey, faculty weighed in on students' favorite tech, the BYOD model, whether or not to ban devices in the classroom and more.

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