Selected Articles: David Nagel
David Nagel is editorial director, education for 1105 Media's Public Sector Media Group. The articles listed below represent a sampling of his recent work. To find the 1,000 most recent articles by David, please use our online search tool
Disturbingly little is known with any certainty about President-Elect Donald J. Trump’s plans for education. Even credible speculation is difficult, given that Trump is far from a traditional Republican and that his statements on a range of issues have proved somewhat inconsistent over the last year or so. But one thing is certain for a Trump presidency backed by a Republican-dominated Congress: Education policy is going to move in a new direction.
Parallels has released an update to Remote Application Server (RAS). The latest version of the remote desktop software, version 15.5, adds new iOS and Android clients and support for Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services and Windows Server 2016.
The United States Department of Education (ED) has formally kicked off a new competition designed to encourage the development of virtual and augmented reality concepts for education.
MoodleCloud, a hosted service for the open source Moodle LMS, is giving schools the ability to purchase more user licenses of BigBlueButton as an add-on to the service.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is once again calling for change in higher education. Among other things, the politically influential Gates Foundation is now pushing for reforms that are reminiscent in some ways of the K-12 reforms the organization has forwarded in recent years, including all-encompassing tracking of student outcome data and connecting such data to institutional funding.
Education has surpassed healthcare as the sector most targeted by ransomware, a variety of malware that makes data inaccessible to users until a ransom is paid.
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.
Response to the purchase was immediate and fierce, but Elsevier maintains it will keep SSRN's "freemium" model.
Tablets, mobile phones or traditional computers: Which are the biggest bandwidth hogs on campus?
A new study from ACUTA and ACUHO-I has found that "robust" WiFi on college and university campuses has nearly doubled in the last few years and that now nearly two-thirds of campuses are dedicating at least 1 Gbps to their residential networks, as access to quality WiFi has become another important factor in attracting and retaining students.