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How Georgia Tech Serves Up High-Performance WiFi to 40,000-Plus Devices

Large concentrations of mobile devices can cause interference and connectivity issues. Early adopter Georgia Tech is solving the problem with focus-beamed antennas for its large-capacity classrooms.

What Will Happen to MOOCs Now that Udacity Is Leaving Higher Ed?

Sebastian Thrun threw a wrench in the MOOC model by declaring that massive open online courses don't work for higher education. What's next for the online learning trend?

Amazon's Push in Education

In this interview with Campus Technology, Amazon Web Services General Manager Steve Halliwell reveals two new AWS services that will have an impact on education, explains why long-term data storage is becoming a challenge for researchers and shares his thoughts about the importance of "democratizing" infrastructure for students to transform education.

Using the Cloud to Improve Access for the Disabled

A new initiative aims to give students with disabilities unfettered access to the internet by using the cloud to automatically customize any device for their needs.

Technology Transfer: How IT Can Help Commercialize University Research

The University of Kansas' Innovation and Collaboration division, tasked with bringing the institution's research innovation to market, has seen revenue grow 600 percent over the past three years -- thanks to an entrepreneurial, tech-focused approach.



Learning in 'the Living [Class] Room'

Convergent technologies have the ability to support streams of low-cost, personalized content, both at home and in college.

Tech Support that Never Sleeps

Tech Support that Never Sleeps

With the growth in online learning and mobile computing, schools need 24/7 tech support, but both outsourced and homegrown solutions pose serious challenges.

The Library Has Left the Building

The Library Has Left the Building, But...

Even though digital resources are now front and center in higher ed, libraries must still work hard to integrate them into their schools' LMSes.

Print Your Own 3D Learning Objects

Print Your Own 3D Learning Objects

As 3D printing grows in sophistication, the technology is moving from cool trick to learning tool.

Can MOOCs Replace Traditional Textbooks?

MOOC content can be a valuable addition to course materials, but more experimentation is needed.