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Carnegie Mellon Wins Grant for Technology-Enhanced Learning in the Humanities
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a five-year, $2 million grant to Carnegie Mellon University to train graduate students and faculty to use technology-enhanced learning for education in the humanities.
Innovative Learning Spaces Affect Student Attitudes at Ball State
An experiment in redesigning learning spaces at Ball State shows that students are more engaged in a different environment, even if the findings about academic performance are ambivalent.
PAR Framework, Starfish Retention Partner To Identify At-Risk Students
PAR Framework has partnered with Starfish Retention Solutions to integrate its Predictions of Academic Risk services with the Starfish Enterprise Success Platform.
New Hampshire Signs Up for Ed Reciprocity Program
New Hampshire has become the 18th state to sign on for a program intended to make it easier for students to take online courses from schools in other states.
Online University Adopts Business Simulator for MBA Students
Northcentral University, a fully online graduate school, has adopted a new business simulation tool for the capstone courses of all its MBA programs and specializations.
Smartphone Shipments Surge While Feature Phone Sales Decline
Global smartphone shipments grew just more than 20 percent to reach 301 million units in the third quarter of 2014 despite no growth in the mobile phone market overall, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner.
Cornell Experiments With the Flipped Classroom
Nearly 3,000 students at the Ithaca, NY, university participated in a new way of taking physics and biology courses this past semester.
Using iPads To Lower the Cost of a Degree
Lynn University's iPad initiative aims to create an educational experience that's affordable for more students and provides higher quality content.
How Colleges Can Better Serve Students with Learning Disabilities
Although assistive technologies and other supports can help, too few students who need them take advantage.
OneCommunity: Opening 2015 with 100 Gigabit Network Services
OneCommunity announced that it will offer, in 2015, the first 100 gigabit, commercially available network services. CT talked with OneCommunity CEO Lev Gonick and Case Western Reserve University CIO Sue Workman, to find out how the work might serve as a model as high speed networking technologies mature.
An 'Easy Button' for Video Production
An automated video production studio is enhancing teaching and learning at Penn State University, allowing students and faculty to record video content with no technical expertise required.
Carnegie Mellon's Andy Priming for Moon Cruise
A $30 million Google Lunar XPrize has just doled out its first two monetary prizes on the mission to place a robot on the moon and explore its surface. Carnegie Mellon University is one of the beneficiaries.
Cal State L.A. Implements Campus-Wide 802.11ac Infrastructure
California State University, Los Angeles has upgraded its wireless infrastructure to 802.11ac.
What To Change About Teaching and Learning in 2015
As we head into a new year, we naturally consider opportunities for change. Here, CT asks Penn State's Kyle Bowen where educators might place their development efforts for 2015.
Berkeley Breach Hits 1,600, Costs $150,000 so Far
The University of California Berkeley has gone public with details regarding a data breach that affected 1,600 people when servers in its real estate division were hacked.
Aerohive Unveils Ruggedized 802.11ac Outdoor Access Point
Aerohive is rolling out a new 802.11ac access point designed to handle harsh outdoor environments.
Suffolk U Adds Data Colocation for Disaster Recovery
Boston's Suffolk University has entered a multi-year agreement for colocation of data to safeguard against disaster.
Get a Free Active Learning Classroom from Steelcase Education
North American schools and universities have an opportunity to outfit an active learning classroom for free through a new grant program from Steelcase Education.
iRobot Launches Roomba-Based Robot Platform for STEM Ed
iRobot has launched a preassembled robot platform, dubbed Create 2, designed to give students, teachers and developers experience programming robots.
Challenged Public Research Universities Could Do Way More with Tech
Publicly-funded research universities aren't doing everything they could to leverage the technology in addressing two of their major challenges: budgetary pressures and changes in how students consume higher education, according to a new research report from Ithaka S+R.
Review: Sony Digital Paper
Sony's Digital Paper is probably unique in the tech universe. It's a device that comes in a tablet form factor, but it's decidedly unlike any tablet on the market.
Idaho State U Selects New Discovery Service for Improved Metadata
Idaho State University Library has decided to adopt a new discovery service after a side-by-side comparison between its previous service and a competitor.
Nicolet College Adopts Telepresence Tech for Distance Learners
Wisconsin's Nicolet College has adopted telepresence at three of its campuses in an effort to better support distance learning students.
Servers See Mild Growth in Q3
The number of servers shipped in the third quarter of 2014 grew 1 percent, with North America and Asia/Pacific driving the mild upward swing.
Unigo, Get Schooled Partner of Gamified College Search Platform
Unigo and Get Schooled have partnered on a gamified platform designed to help students select and prepare for college.
Hypersign Updates Signage Software for Samsung Displays
Hypersign has updated its digital signage software to support Samsung's new D Series Smart Signage displays.
UNC-Chapel Hill Forms Campus Partnership for Commercializing Tech Innovation
In an effort to promote commercialization of technology at the University of North Carolina, the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School is launching a program for entrepreneurial education and mentoring as well as supporting UNC technology-based companies.
Snapshot: LTE Devices Accelerating, 20 Networks Now Running Commercial LTE-Advanced
The number of 4G LTE handsets is set to explode in the coming year, with growth of more than 43 percent from 2014. Meanwhile, according to a new report, telecommunications networks in 14 countries are now commercially operating high-speed LTE-Advanced.
Hiring Outlook in Higher Education IT
Campus information technology departments are looking for candidates with skill sets in mobile, big data and more — but will the best talent be lost to the corporate sector?
Fresno State To Expand Tablet Initiative with $50,000 Grant
California State University, Fresno will expand its DISCOVERe tablet program with the help of a $50,000 grant.
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