By the end of this year, Android will be in more devices than the next four competitors combined (Windows, iOS, Mac OS, and BlackBerry). Before the end of this decade, Android will be in nearly as many devices as all other operating systems combined.
Recognizing mobile technology's ubiquity and reach into students' lives, its rapid technical evolution, and its unique transformative potential for education, the Tennessee Board of Regents has included mobilization as an important part of its strategic plan. As Associate Vice Chancellor for Mobilization and Emerging Technology, Robbie Melton oversees mobilization strategies and initiatives for TBR. Here, Melton shares how she works to build and extend TBR's model for strategic mobilization.
Tulane University in New Orleans is expanding its use of a document capture, processing, and routing system campuswide in an effort to streamline its business processes further.
Four higher education institutions have recently gone public with their adoption of Microsoft's Windows 8.
The University of Oregon has adopted new research management software in an effort to increase safety, improve efficiency, and ensure compliance.
The University of Tulsa will be integrating the use of data analysis and graphing software into some of its physics classes.
The University of Michigan will implement a new document management system for use by its Space Physics Research Laboratory (SPRL), a small aerospace design, manufacturing, integration, test, and operations organization located in the university's College of Engineering.
LoudCloud Systems has released LoudCloud 3.5, the latest version of the company's teaching and learning platform for K-12 and higher education.
Agilent Technologies has launched a student license program for its EEsof EDA software, allowing students enrolled in universities that participate in the Agilent EEsof EDA University Educational Support Program to access the software on their personal computers.
Arkansas State University is in the second semester of its iPad Initiative, which provides iPads for experimentation in a number of courses and university departments.