Research, Surveys & Forecasts


NJEDge.Net: Advancing Education and Research

CT talks with Ed Chapel, Senior Vice President at NJEDge.Net, about the role of New Jersey's Research and Education Network (REN) and how it serves the higher education and related K-12, government, and nonprofit sectors.

U Michigan MIDAS Program Backs Student Success Research

The University of Michigan is self-funding two new research projects that explore student success.

Report: Wearable Shipments to Top 100 Million This Year

Global shipments of wearable devices will grow 29 percent over 2015 to hit 101.9 million units this year according to a new forecast from market research firm International Data Corp.

Research Suggests Students Learn More When Working Together in Virtual Reality Games

With the help of a virtual reality game their professor created, some students at Cornell University have gathered evidence that interacting with other people in a game-playing atmosphere may help them learn more.

Research to Examine Just Where Entry-Level Workers Gain 21st Century Skills

A study is underway to figure out just how people gain their skills in collaboration, communication, problem solving and self-regulated learning.



Report: California Colleges Produce Low Number of STEM Graduates

A new report highlights the mismatch between the availability of STEM jobs and the number of qualified workers in the Golden State.

3D Printer Shipments Up for Education (and All Other Segments)

3D printing is on a growth jag. A new forecast from International Data Corp. projects that the market grew in the United States by nearly 20 percent in 2015 compared to 2014.

Colleges Behind in Development Ed Practices

Schools relying on placement tests to determine whether students need developmental classes in order to be college-ready could be doing their students a disservice that lasts a lifetime.

Tablet Shipments Remain Strong Despite 2-Year Decline

Tablet shipments will drop for the second straight year, dipping 9.6 percent below 2015 totals, according to a new forecast from International Data Corp., and will face another down year in 2017 before rebounding slightly in 2018 on the strength of detachables.

Report: Virtual Reality Shipments to Shoot up 2,400 Percent This Year

Shipments of virtual reality devices will expand by more than 2,400 percent this year according to a new forecast from International Data Corp.

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