C-Level View
Strategic Discussions on Technology

Executive View

  • Ready When You Are: Flexible, Online Programs

    Houston Community College is giving their students more flexibility while taking some of the enrollment pressures off Texas universities. Campus Technology speaks with Houston Community College's Vice Chancellor for Information Technology, William E. Carter, about flexible, online programs--in particular, HCC's Ready When You Are.


Worth Noting

  • UMassOnline Lures New CTO from SUNY

    The CIO of SUNY's College of Technology in Dehli, NY is moving to UMassOnline, the online learning consortium of the University of Massachusetts, as CTO.

  • Blackboard To Take Learn Platform Mobile

    Blackboard is preparing to release Blackboard Mobile Learn, a new version of the company's flagship learning management system tailored for smart phones and other mobile devices. It will debut as a native application for Android, iPhone, BlackBerry, and "other Web-enabled devices" in the late spring.

  • Continuing Ed for Doctors Moving Online

    Commercially produced materials presented online have begun to take an increasingly important role in continuing education for physicians. If current trends in the use of online education continue, according to the authors of a new study on the topic, half of continuing medical ed used by physicians will be delivered via online means within seven to 10 years.

  • Michigan Campuses Get Moodlerooms on State Contract

    An organization that provides media and technology to Michigan colleges and schools has begun recommending to members a learning management system built on the open source Moodle platform.

  • Rice U Gets IBM Supercomputer for Biomed Research

    Rice University is the recipient of a major research award from IBM that includes a supercomputer to do advanced biomedical research. Rice scientists will use the supercomputer in collaboration with researchers from Texas Medical Center to study cancer, AIDS, and other complex diseases.