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Campus Technology News Update: Breaking Stories in Higher Ed

Campus Technology's flagship newsletter covers the most timely issues related to all aspects of education technology, from stories about new technology tools and innovative technology programs in colleges and universities to policy updates, science and engineering news, technology trends, social issues, funding and grants and research related to education and technology. It's published three times per week.
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Online Discussion Platform Adds AI Writing Assistant (12/01/22)

DARPA to Explore How AI Tools Can Help Train Adult Learners (11/29/22)

Lumen-InScribe Integration Brings Digital Community to New Statistics Courseware (11/22/22)

University of Central Florida and SkillStorm Partner to Expand Access to Tech Credential Courses (11/17/22)

2U Introduces edX Boot Camps (11/15/22)

McGraw Hill Intros Social Media-Style Study App (11/10/22)

VR Biology Labs Enhance Student Performance and Engagement (11/08/22)

ASU Thunderbird Taps Canvas LMS to Power 100 Million Learners Initiative (11/03/22)

IBM Partners with Hispanic Heritage Foundation to Provide Latinos with Free Technology Skills (11/01/22)

OER Initiative Offers Tools to Expand Awareness of Digital Accessibility (10/27/22)

How Technology Issues Can Impact Mental Health (10/25/22)

Google Partners with 4 Universities to Offer First-Ever Specializations to Complement Its Career Certificates (10/20/22)

Student Preference for Online Learning Up 220% Since Pre-Pandemic (10/18/22)

Howard U, National Education Equity Lab Expand Access to College-Level Algebra for Underserved High School Students (10/13/22)

Colleges Leverage Tech to Improve Mental Health Options (10/11/22)

Digital Learning Challenge Finalists Competing for $1M Prize (10/06/22)

IBM to Co-Create Cybersecurity Leadership Centers at 20 HBCUs (10/04/22)

Class-Action Suits Over Data Breaches No Longer Require Proof of Actual Harm (09/29/22)

Grammarly Adds New Features to Make Citations Easier (09/27/22)

Anthology Sells Blackboard K12 Community Engagement Division to School Website Provider Finalsite (09/22/22)

Cisco Partners with BEA Foundation to Support Entrepreneurship at HBCUs (09/20/22)

Victor Valley College Cuts Textbook Costs in Half by Going Digital (09/15/22)

'No Holding Back' Project Using Data to Understand Impact of Administrative Holds on Students (09/13/22)

Google Announces $20M in Computer Science Education Grants Targeting Rural and Urban Programs (09/08/22)

Why Every University Needs an Accessible Standard Website Template (09/06/22)

Lumen Learning Partners with APLU to Pilot Equitable Courseware at More Universities (09/01/22)

Apple Expands Educator Resources, Adds Forum on Its New Apple Education Community Site (08/30/22)

AI Ethics Advisory Board Offers Guidance on How to Develop and Deploy AI Responsibly (08/25/22)

Stakeholder Input Drives Northern Arizona University LMS Transition (08/23/22)

Mark Milliron to Join National U as President and CEO (08/18/22)

Study Identifies Gaps Between Students' Aptitudes and Their Career Interests (08/16/22)

How to Make the Case for Strategic Investment in IT (08/11/22)

2U Updates Partnership Model with Stackable Revenue Share Options (08/09/22)

5 Institutions Building Data Literacy to Support Student Success (08/04/22)

California OER Efforts Get Funding Boost (08/02/22)

Federal Pilot Connecting Minority-Serving Institutions to High-Speed Internet (07/28/22)

North Carolina Community Colleges Re-engage Adult Learners with Success Coaching (07/26/22)

3 Tech Challenges Impeding the Use of Data and Analytics in Higher Ed (07/21/22)

Nearly Half of Students Want Hybrid Classes, While Majority of Faculty Still Prefer Face-to-Face (07/19/22)

Student Persistence Rate Inches Toward Pre-Pandemic Level (07/14/22)

Meta Releases Open Source AI Machine Translation Model (07/12/22)

Connecticut Institutions Closing the Tech Skills Gap with Talent Accelerator Initiative (07/07/22)

Top 8 Cybersecurity Predictions for the Coming Year (07/05/22)

ACE Initiative Working to Expand Use of Digital Credentials in Community Colleges (06/30/22)

STEM Fields Are Top Choice for Gen Z Students (06/28/22)

Qualtrics Launches Course Evaluations Tool for Real-Time Student Feedback (06/23/22)

Class Technologies Partners with Open LMS (06/21/22)

Google Unveils Slate of New Features and Integrations for Chromebooks, Classroom and Meet (06/16/22)

Virtual TA Boosts Student Success at Georgia State University (06/14/22)

U Kentucky Rolls Out 5 Mental Health Apps for Students (06/09/22)

More Community College Students Want Access to Online Courses (06/07/22)

Class to Acquire Blackboard Collaborate (06/02/22)

FBI Alert: U.S. Academic Credentials Being Sold On Various Public and Dark Web Forums (05/31/22)

Prospective Students Eye Career & Workforce Landscape When Deciding Their Futures (05/26/22)

Pima CC Repurposes LMS as Innovative Conference Management Platform (05/24/22)

IBM Announces 6 HBCU Cybersecurity Leadership Centers (05/19/22)

UNCF Scales Up Student Success Coaching for HBCUs (05/17/22)

University of Michigan Launching XR-Enhanced Courses on Coursera (05/12/22)

Ransomware Hit 64% of Higher Ed Institutions Globally in 2021 (05/10/22)

Lumen Learning Initiative to Focus on Equity-Centered Courseware (05/05/22)

Trends to Watch in 2022: Takeaways from the Horizon Report (05/03/22)

10 Institutions Opening 'Metaversity' Campuses (04/28/22)

Nevada Partners with AWS on Statewide Initiative to Provide Cloud Computing Education and Certifications (04/26/22)

Instructure Acquires Concentric Sky, Adds Badges to Learning Platform (04/21/22)

Zoom Rolls Out New Features for Education (04/19/22)

U Arizona History Profs Turn Gaming into Credit-Bearing Learning Activity (04/14/22)

Faculty Usage of Digital Course Materials Falls Back to Pre-Pandemic Levels (04/12/22)

Arkansas Program Uses VR for Career Exploration (04/07/22)

DDoS Attacks Targeting Higher Ed Rose 102% in Second Half of 2021 (04/05/22)

CUNY Investing $8M in Online Education Initiative (03/31/22)

Open Textbook Library Reaches 1,000 Titles (03/29/22)

Coursera, Milken Center for Advancing the American Dream Offer Tuition-Free Skills Training (03/24/22)

Video Wall Showcases Student Success at Fayetteville State University (03/22/22)

Gartner: 7 Security and Risk Management Trends for 2022 (03/17/22)

How the Pandemic Impacted Student Enrollment Choices (03/15/22)

U Tennessee Experiments with VR Course Delivery (03/10/22)

Grant Program Seeks Impact and Innovation in Learning (03/08/22)

Research Hub to Explore Safety and Equity in AI (03/03/22)

Nearpod Expands Higher Ed Content (03/01/22)

Fellowship Program Aims to Boost Diversity in Higher Education IT (02/24/22)

DoD Offers STEM Ed Funding for Community Colleges (02/22/22)

Report: Top Uses of Video in Teaching and Learning (02/17/22)

Google-Supported Effort to Help Develop Courses in Responsible AI (02/15/22)

Jobs for the Future Acquires Quality Assurance Framework for Education and Training Programs (02/10/22)

Enrollment, Absences, Lack of Engagement Top Challenges During COVID (02/08/22)

Pearson Acquires Credentialing Provider Credly (02/03/22)

Survey: 78% of Workers Who Leave Their Jobs Turn to Online Learning to Reskill (02/01/22)

James Madison Adopts Online Commons (01/27/22)

New CT Event Offers Digital Transformation Resources (01/25/22)

New VitalSource Feature Offers AI-Generated Practice Activities (01/20/22)

Cybersecurity Survey: External Threats Growing Faster Than Response Capabilities (01/18/22)

Community College Students Want More Flexibility, Technology in Their Courses (01/13/22)

Updated: Free Resources to Help with Remote Learning in 2022 (01/11/22)

Tracking Institutions' COVID Strategies for 2022 (01/06/22)

Dreamscape and Zoe Partner to Simplify VR Content Creation (12/16/21)

New Boston University Innovation Center to Transform Digital Learning (12/14/21)

Credential Thieves Targeting Universities Using COVID Themes, Sophisticated Spoof Sites (12/09/21)

UNLV Adds Dozens of Hyflex Classrooms (12/07/21)

OpenStax Gets Federal Funding for Computer Science OER (12/02/21)