Acer is expanding its line of Chrome OS machines with two new all-in-one desktops. The Acer Chromebase DC221HQ series features two models, one with 10-point multitouch technology and one without.
Greater Lawrence Technical School in Andover, MA has implemented a Web-based tool to let students access Windows software from their Chromebooks.
Transcript evaluation at Del Mar College once took several weeks to complete.
LiteManager has updated its remote support and classroom management tool, also dubbed LiteManager, to include screen sharing and support for Mac OS and Linux.
Ball State University is known for offering its students not only the experience of using the latest technologies, but also the chance to develop them. CT spoke with Ball State University's Senior Software Engineer for Developing Technologies, Kyle Parker.
A Chinese company will begin shipping virtual reality glasses this week that weigh 4 ounces, considerably lighter than other VR offerings.
In a session at the Citrix Synergy conference in Orlando, FL, IT leaders from the universities of Central Florida, South Florida and Florida shared their experiences rolling out and maintaining virtual application management technology.
Education technology is moving toward a “post-PC environment,” where software will be online, students will access everything they need from one cheap device and BYOD will stand for “bring your own data,” according to Duane Schau, director of client services at Indiana University.
The length of time an average university student could concentrate on a task without becoming distracted back in 1973, according to a survey published at the time, was between 10 and 20 minutes. A 2006 survey by Diana Oblinger, current president of Educause, determined that the average student attention span had shrunk to around seven minutes.
Microsoft has released Microsoft Azure for student developers, a free version of the company's development tool for Web sites and Web apps.