Higher-Education Technology News

All news articles from the CT editorial team, in chronological order.


BenQ Launches Grant Program for Interactive Displays

BenQ has kicked off a new grant program for education.

Oregon State U Offers MOOC for K-12 Educators

Oregon State University will offer its first massive open online course this fall in partnership with Stanford University and the Oregon Department of Education.

U Illinois and U Windsor Begin Shift to New LMS

Two universities will either adopt or stick with Blackboard following multi-year evaluations of their learning management system platforms.

Rapid Insight Introduces Predictive Analytics Add-On for Banner

Predictive analytics and data intelligence software provider Rapid Insight has created QuickStart for Banner, an add-on for Ellucian's Banner student information system focused on reducing the time to build predictive models.



Five Schools To Probe Science of Timekeeping for Internet of Things

The Roseline Project, based at the University of California, Los Angeles, is receiving a $4 million, five-year award from the National Science Foundation.

New Visix Room Sign Line Combines Digital Signage and Room Management

This week at InfoComm 2014 in Las Vegas, Visix is introducing a new room sign line that combines digital signage and room management functions.

ARM Releases Audio Lab in a Box for Universities

As part of its special university program, semiconductor IP company ARM now offers a digital signal processing Lab-in-a-Box that includes high definition home media and voice-controlled home automation systems to help support electronics and computer engineering courses.

Harrison College To Distribute KnowU Online Learning Environment

Harrison College has teamed up with a private partner to make its KnowU learning environment available to other career schools and higher education institutions.

Boeckeler Instruments Unveils New Annotation System with iPad Control

Boeckeler Instruments has launched a new annotation system, the Pointmaker CPN-5600 HDCP, which features a hardware-based video processor and enables users to display and share content from an iPad or multiple video and computer sources.

Sony Intros New Projectors

Sony has unveiled several new models of projectors, including new WUXGA projectors weighing less than 13 pounds and new laser light source projectors.