Campus Technology Articles

Led by Watches, Wearables Market Expected to Nearly Double by 2021
Posted on Thursday June 22, 2017

According to the latest prediction from International Data Corp., the worldwide wearables market will increase 20.4 percent this year compared to 2016, and nearly double by 2021 — reaching a total of 240.1 million units shipped that year.

Shadow HPC Moves to the Cloud
Posted on Thursday June 22, 2017

Providers such as Amazon, Google and Microsoft are luring college and university researchers to bypass IT for cloud-based high-performance computing resources.

E-Portfolio Tech to Help U Georgia Students Showcase Skills
Posted on Thursday June 22, 2017

Students at the University of Georgia can now highlight both academic skills and co-curricular work in a comprehensive e-portfolio.

Dordt College Wins $1.2 Million to Educate Future STEM Teachers
Posted on Wednesday June 21, 2017

Dordt College has landed a $1.2 million grant that aims to help encourage students interested in careers as STEM educators.

Study: Online Students Want Interaction, Community
Posted on Wednesday June 21, 2017

Online students crave interaction with classmates and instructors, according to a new report from Learning House and Aslanian Market Research.

BASU to Hand Out Free Alarms to College Students
Posted on Wednesday June 21, 2017

BASU, a company that manufactures portable safety devices, is handing out its eAlarm for free to full- and part-time college students ahead of the upcoming academic year.

Fixing the Textbook Model
Posted on Wednesday June 21, 2017

Indiana University's Brad Wheeler explains how his institution is ditching the college textbook and replacing it with digital alternatives that are accessible to students from day one.

University of Michigan Commercializes Gameful Learning Tool
Posted on Tuesday June 20, 2017

A "gameful" instructional tool created at the University of Michigan is now available for purchase by K–12 schools and universities across the country.

Report: Faculty Support Lacking for Wide Adoption of Digital Learning
Posted on Monday June 19, 2017

Most colleges and universities cover digital learning in their strategic plan, and a large number have made it a core aspect of their plans. Yet, execution is uneven and digital learning hasn't come close to meeting administrator or faculty expectations, according to new data from Babson Survey Research Group and Tyton Partners.

Upcoming Events, Webinars & Calls for Papers (Week of June 19, 2017)
Posted on Monday June 19, 2017

ClearScholar Deploys Content Targeting Tech in Mobile Platform
Posted on Friday June 16, 2017

Student engagement and safety platform ClearScholar Friday launched a new feature set for institutions that leverages student data to deliver targeted content to individual students. ClearScholar Align, as the solution is called, works by combining data from disparate college systems to build individual student “personas" that enable administrators to broadly and narrowly deliver content to students.

Top Hat Launches Courseware Online Marketplace for Higher Ed
Posted on Friday June 16, 2017

The marketplace aims to take on textbook publishers by offering students a more affordable and engaging option for courseware than traditional textbooks. Higher ed instructors can utilize the marketplace to flip their classrooms, launch hybrid courses, gamify lessons and amplify student comprehension and engagement with digital, dynamic educational content created by other educators.

Instructure Partners with Cerego to Bring Adaptive, Personalized Learning Tools
Posted on Thursday June 15, 2017

Instructure today revealed a new partnership with Cerego, bringing the latter’s advanced personalized learning platform to the Canvas learning management system.

Embry-Riddle Receives $1 Million from Feds for Phase II of Intelligent Aerial Systems Project
Posted on Wednesday June 14, 2017

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Florida Wednesday received a $1 million grant from the United States Department of Defense’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, as part of the second phase of a project to build a specialized flight control system capable of navigating unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in unknown environments.

Richard Culatta Has Big Dreams for ISTE
Posted on Wednesday June 14, 2017

Richard Culatta, the new CEO of ISTE, recently spoke with THE Journal about his experiences in education and ed tech, as well as his plans for ISTE as it prepares for its big summer conference this month in San Antonio, TX.