Online learning will grow this year, but only modestly; more colleges and universities will test out competency-based assessment; and education technology will continue expanding as an industry, driven by investment capital. Those are three of the predictions for the coming year from higher education research and advisory firm Eduventures.
The University of Central Florida has won the 2014 Collegiate Cybersecurity Championship Cup.
The University of Delaware will issue new ID cards to students for an initiative dubbed "contactless" in an effort to improve security and reliability of campus access systems.
This week at CES 2015 in Las Vegas, Toshiba unveiled the Portégé Z20t, a detachable PC with pen input that combines a notebook and tablet in one device.
McGraw-Hill has launched a new version of its adaptive reading platform, SmartBook, with improvements designed to introduce students to resources at the exact moment they need them and new course areas for higher ed.
Cengage Learning's 4LTR Press has launched 4LTR Press Online, a digital learning tool featuring personalized study and assessment resources.
Non-profits — including institutions of higher education — may be losing out on potential donations by not using a secure Web site to accept those.
Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles have developed a small, lightweight device that allows users to turn a smartphone into a fluorescence microscope capable of imaging objects 1,000 times smaller than the width of a human hair.
Stanford University is undertaking a study of artificial intelligence that will last a century
Sales of tablets will continue to slow in the new year, though the devices will still see an 8 percent growth over 2014 numbers to reach 233 million shipments, according to a new forecast from market research company Gartner.