Learning Tools Interoperability is helping both IT and faculty turn the learning management system into a more seamless, fluid platform.
The National Security Agency may not be the only ones peeking into our activities. A recent research project at Johns Hopkins University has shown that unauthorized users can hack into internal webcams on certain classes of Apple computers to disable the green light that tells us when the webcam is in use.
HP has expanded its portfolio of all-in-one desktops with four models, including an Android-based PC.
Shipments of devices with the Android operating system will surpass 1 billion units in 2014, according to a new forecast from market research firm Gartner.
Epson America has announced the WorkForce DS-560, a wireless sheetfed scanner that provides point-to-point scanning directly to smartphones, tablets, PCs or Macs.
The use of mobile devices for all activities computing-related has also driven an evolution in emergency management in education. According to the Tomi Ahonen Almanac, the average user checks his or her mobile phone 150 times per day. That puts the smart device on the front lines of communication for crisis situations. In Case of Crisis, a company with a mobile app that lets organizations maintain and distribute role-based emergency information in a mobile format, has identified four trends worth noting for the coming year.
Indiana University is rolling out a new videoconferencing solution across its eight campuses this spring in a move to support its growing distance learning and digital collaboration initiatives.
Adobe Connect users have a new way to build games into their online sessions and foster discussion and interaction among meeting attendees.
The University of Washington is gearing up to deploy Kuali Student, a student information system built on Kuali open source platform. The SIS, which will integrate with UW's existing systems, includes modules for student academic planning as well as course and program development.
Student reporters are using a new tool to provide news coverage of campus events for their campus television station.