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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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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)

Google Docs Intros Updated Citation Tool (11/30/21)

Digital Transformation in Higher Ed: What It Means and Where to Start (11/23/21)

Free Resources to Help with Remote Learning in 2022 (11/18/21)

IT Leaders Concerned About New Cloud Storage Limits (11/16/21)

New Cengage Product Embeds Course Materials into Learning Management System (11/09/21)

Lesson Study Could Transform Community College Math Instruction (11/04/21)

Instructure Updates Canvas LMS with Improvements to Discussions, Studio and More (11/02/21)

U.S. Ed Tech Spending to Reach $27.6 Billion in 2021 (10/28/21)

Anthology-Blackboard Merger Complete (10/26/21)

IBM to Train 30 Million People Globally in Tech Skills by 2030 (10/21/21)

New Enrollment Solution Marries Disparate Student Success Tools (10/19/21)

Report: Most Learners Have Found They Like Online Learning (10/14/21)

Norfolk State to Provide Every Student with Apple Devices, Training in App Development (10/12/21)

UCLA Extension Debuts Immersive Online Certificate Programs (10/07/21)

New CT Leadership Summit: Innovation in IT (10/05/21)

Why AI Needs the Liberal Arts (09/30/21)

Report: Free College Could Woo People Back to Higher Education (09/28/21)

Community College Groups Work to Address Student Basic Needs Insecurity (09/23/21)

AI-Powered Tutor Uses Google Cloud to Generate Learning Activities (09/21/21)

Survey: College Students Expect to Face Mental Health Issues this Fall (09/16/21)

Anthology and Blackboard Merging to Create Massive Ed Tech Ecosystem (09/14/21)

Educause Assessment Tool Gauges Institutional Analytics Capabilities (09/09/21)

Follett Offloads K–12 Division (09/07/21)

Virtual Ed Platform Adds Integration with Canvas (09/02/21)

The Future of Online Learning Is Flexible and Stackable (08/31/21)

Grant Offers Support for Community Colleges Serving Adult Learners (08/26/21)

UC Merced Cutting Cord to Legacy Financial Systems with Use of Oracle Cloud Apps (08/24/21)

Noodle Launches Lifelong Learning Platform (08/19/21)

SUNY Polytechnic Institute Shifts to Fully Online Bookstore (08/17/21)

Adobe Launches Free Analytics Curriculum for Higher Ed (08/12/21)

U Virginia Project to Collect Data on Ed Tech Effectiveness (08/10/21)

Top 3 Ways Institutions Can Improve Student Support (08/05/21)

Students Used More Digital Course Materials During Pandemic (08/03/21)

Blackboard Partners with AWS to Enhance Virtual Classroom (07/29/21)

New CT Leadership Summit Explores Data Practices that Drive Student Success (07/27/21)

New CSU Student Success Initiative to Provide iPad Air to 35,000 Incoming Students (07/22/21)

Pandemic Investment in Cloud Infrastructure Will Have Lasting Impact (07/20/21)

VR Headsets See Significant Growth (07/15/21)

University Looks to Increase STEM Diversity with eSports (07/13/21)

6 Problems with OER Access in Campus Bookstores (07/08/21)

Education Sector Targeted by 'ChaChi' Remote Access Trojan (07/06/21)

2U to Acquire edX, Pledges to Continue the edX Mission (07/01/21)

How Institutions Met Student Needs During the Pandemic (06/29/21)

Indiana U Researchers Create New Model for Studying Student Learning at Scale (06/24/21)

E-Learning Market to Reach $1 Trillion Within 6 Years (06/22/21)