Research, Surveys & Forecasts

Study: Millennials Spend More Than 3 Hours a Day on Mobile Phones

The average U.S. millennial (aged 16-30) with Internet access spends 3.1 hours a day on a mobile phone — totaling 21.7 hours a week or 1,128 hours (47 days) a year, according to a new study from global research consultancy TNS.

Survey: Not Enough Training, Instructional Support for Online Adjunct Faculty

Colleges and universities are increasingly relying on adjuncts and part-time faculty members to teach their online courses. A quarter of schools have increased the use of online adjunct instructors by five percent or more; 31 percent have increased their use by up to five percent. Yet often, these instructors don't receive training on how to teach online; the schools lack formal policies for faculty expectations; and faculty are expected to create their own online courses with or without institutional help.

Survey: Most Students Expect Loans To Create Post-Graduation Challenges

According to a Harris Poll survey, three out of four college students believe they will have to delay post-graduation plans because of their student loan debt.

Internet of Things Devices To Increase 30 Percent in 2016

The number of "things" connected to the Internet will grow 30 percent from this year to next, according to market research firm Gartner, to reach a total of 6.4 billion, a total that will balloon to 20.8 billion by 2020.

Study: Young People Like Technology But Fewer Want IT Careers

New research conducted by CompTIA finds people between 13 and 24 are overwhelmingly comfortable with technology, but a much lower percentage are interested in careers in information technology.

Report: Privacy Elusive in World Linked by Mobile and IoT

An annual report published by the Georgia Institute of Technology examined the emerging cyber threats for the coming year, among them: ever-shrinking personal privacy, lackadaisical security considerations in the Internet of Things and a dearth of trained experts to stay on top of cybersecurity considerations for organizations.

Tablet Sales Contract for Fourth Straight Quarter

Global tablet shipments declined in the third quarter of this year, marking a full year of contracting sales for the devices, according to a new report form International Data Corp.

Campus Technology 2015 Salary Survey: IT Pay

The numbers are in: Our survey of higher education IT professionals gathered salary data for hundreds of tech leaders and staffers in colleges and universities across the country.

Campus Technology 2015 Salary Survey: IT Job Satisfaction

Our survey of higher education IT professionals polled hundreds of tech leaders and staffers on their attitudes toward their careers, their working conditions, their bosses, administrators and the very future of the profession itself.

Survey: Students Crave Immediate Feedback in the Classroom

A new study from McGraw-Hill Education sheds light on the importance of data analytics and adaptive learning tools.