For a decade the New Media Consortium's Horizon Project has, through its research, obtained consensus from experts about the technologies that most impact teaching, learning, and creative inquiry. NMC Horizon Project research, shared in its annual NMC Horizon Report > Higher Education Edition and other NMC Horizon Project publications, also identifies metatrends and global challenges for education--providing some important perspectives and context for campus technology planners. CT talked with NMC CEO Larry Johnson about the latest list of metatrends from the NMC Horizon Project.More
A survey conducted by the Pearson Foundation found that ownership of tablet devices by high school seniors and college students has significantly increased since one year ago.More
Harrison College has debuted KnowU, an interactive virtual campus designed to build community and offer support to the school's growing base of online learners.
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a mobile app to help people set up trusted relationships with others on the fly for digital transactions.More
Jenna Gorlewicz, a graduate student in the institution's Initiative in Surgery and Engineering, has created an Android app that uses haptics technology to help high school students without sight to feel math shapes on a tablet.More
Though hampered by hard disk drive (HDD) supply problems and increasing use of server virtualization, sales of servers saw high single-digit growth last year, driven in part by the expansion of data centers to support Web access from smart phones and tablets.More
San Diego State University Library has implemented storage hypervisor software to improve the performance and capacity of its virtual machine storage and enable automated bulk provisioning. More
After going on a buying spree for companies in the security space in 2010, HP has begun releasing a new generation of security products based on those acquired technologies.More
Ontario-based Desire2Learn is inviting students and professional developers to come up with new educational apps through the Edge Challenge 2012 competition.More
BookRenter, which provides textbook rental services to about 5,000 campuses, has formally launched a new company to deliver a number of services to facilitate faculty textbook selection and manage bookstore operations.More
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