Education Technology News

The latest education technology news and trends for college and university ed tech professionals. Looking for more in-depth coverage of important topics? Visit our feature article pages!


Carnegie Mellon Prof Named Learning XPrize Finalist for RoboTutor Tool

A team led by Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Professor Jack Mostow has won $1 million as a Global Learning XPrize finalist for its RoboTutor software.

Loma Linda U Takes Nursing Program Online to Reduce Tuition, Increase Flexibility

Loma Linda University has tapped a private partner to help design an online bachelor of science nursing program that reduces tuition costs for students by nearly 50 percent.

Cornell U Merges Teaching Excellence, Academic Tech Units

Cornell University has recently reorganized part of its provost's office to bring together faculty development and instructional technology.

BYU Researchers Aim to Stop Robots from Eating Tables with Wikipedia

A team of researchers from Brigham Young University is using Wikipedia to make sure a future android won't try to tickle a refrigerator, drive a teapot or eat a table.



Courseware in Context Framework Gets Update, New Features

The Courseware in Context Framework today released a number of new features aimed at improving usability.

Cornell Workshop Series Aims to Help Profs Communicate Research via Transmedia

The series, "Knowledge Matters: Communicating Research for Different Audiences through Transmedia," will allow participants to create and showcase their blogs, vlogs, comics, websites or other outlets in an effort to reach a variety of audiences with a focus on transmedia.

Report: AI, IoT, Cyber Threats Will Shape the Internet's Future

Artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things and security concerns are among the biggest forces that will impact the internet over the next five to seven years, according to a new report from the Internet Society, a nonprofit focused on the open development, evolution and use of the internet.

Northwestern Event Aims to Interest Law Profs in Ed Tech

Faculty from Northwestern University's Pritzker School of Law recently participated in TEaCH LAW, an event designed to help encourage them to integrate technology in their classrooms.

Education Data Breaches Double in First Half of 2017

The number of lost, stolen or compromised records is up 164 percent in the first six months of this year compared to the last half of 2016, according to a new report. The number of breaches in the education sector more than doubled in the same period, jumping 103 percent, according to the report.

First-Year College Credits and Strong GPA Big Predictor of CC Student Success

A deep drill into longitudinal data whose collection began in 2002 has uncovered a set of predictors that can help community colleges identify those students most likely to earn a college degree.

Campus Technology News

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.