rSmart, the Scottsdale, AZ-based technology solutions provider known for its implementation and support services for education market instances of the open source Sakai (collaboration and learning environment) and Kuali (administrative systems and software suite) platforms, announced on April 11 that Asahi Net International, a company operating in New York with roots in Japan, had acquired the Sakai division of its business. CT asked rSmart CEO Chris Coppola about the acquisition, and about rSmart’s increased focus on the Kuali part of its business.More
Stanford University and edX have partnered to integrate parts of the former's Class2Go platform with the edX platform ahead of the public release of the edX source code June 1.More
Ball State University will be promoting greater use of digital course materials among faculty members and students following completion of an e-textbook pilot.More
U Tennessee's $3.5 million extreme makeover of its Humanities and Social Sciences building has created new classrooms designed to accommodate different learning styles, better integrate technology into instruction, and emphasize the value of on-campus learning.More
Identity management, vulnerability assessment, and other forms of enterprise IT security technologies are slowly moving to the cloud. According to a report released this week, just about 10 percent of all enterprise security product features will be delivered via the cloud.More
Gale, a provider research and reference tools for libraries, has entered into an agreement with Associated Press to digitize the nonprofit news agency's corporate archives.More
McGraw-Hill Education's latest release of its adaptive learning program LearnSmart can be used with any textbook or open source materials used in a course where the software is offered.
Parchment has released an upgraded platform designed to make sending and receiving secure academic transcripts between students and institutions an easier and more efficient process.More
Microsoft wants to stop giving Amazon headway in the cloud race. The Redmond company announced live production of Windows Azure Infrastructure Services, first previewed starting in June 2012.More
Temple U. Uses 5-point Plan to Protect Campus Network
Sponsored by: Symantec
Campus Technology outlines a 5-point plan for creating a secure campus
network, within your existing environment, that enables you to meet
the academic needs of your students and faculty. See how Temple U. put
it into action achieved success!