Research, Surveys & Forecasts

Kent State U Project Catalogs, Creates Apps for Special Education

Educators and researchers at Kent State University have launched an app that teaches mathematical reasoning to students in special education, as well as a website that catalogs similar resources.

Social Media a Top Cybersecurity Challenge in the Workplace

Safe social media use is the No. 1 cybersecurity challenge for employees, according to the latest report from Wombat Security Technologies on security awareness issues in enterprise organizations.

Penn State Platform Connects Researchers to Industry Funding

A new platform from Pennsylvania State University provides a standardized way for faculty to form industry partnerships and connect to funding opportunities.

U of Washington Summer Program Projects Impact Transportation, Food Industries

The Data Science for Social Good summer program brought teams of students and data scientists together to work on projects that impact public policy.

LG 360 degree camera

Virtual Reality to Drive Rapid Adoption of 360 Degree Cameras

360-degree cameras allow users to shoot spherical videos and still images, which can be shared on services like Facebook and YouTube and experienced as virtual reality using a phone, tablet or dedicated VR headset.

Harvard Partners with Indian Company to Advance Robotics, Wearable Tech and IoT

Harvard University has entered an agreement with several companies under Tata, which will provide $8.4 million to support research in cutting-edge labs across the university.

Higher Ed IT Improvements Flummoxed by Data, System Complexities

While two-thirds (64 percent) of higher education IT decision makers agreed that the data generated from their IT operations is "extremely" or "very" important to their missions, most of them (59 percent) lack visibility across their IT systems, according to a recent survey.

Study: Switching Majors Increases Graduation Rates

Contrary to popular belief, switching college majors can actually increase a student's likelihood of graduating, according to a new study from the EAB.

Report: Students Shun New Textbooks to Reduce Education Expenses

A new survey from analyzes student loan debt, textbook costs, use of electronic devices and more.

MindTap Mobile App Offers Offline E-Reader Capabilities

Cengage Learning added additional features to its MindTap Mobile app, including the ability to download textbooks onto smartphones in 10 seconds or less.

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