Public universities could really use some help in sorting out how to use their digital content, technologies and practices to do a better job of interacting with their "customers" — students and families. Likewise, they're making glacially slow progress on meeting the expectations of prospective students. Those findings come out of a sponsored survey that examined the current state of content management practices in higher education.
Researchers at Pennsylvania State University have published a study that suggests students may be more likely to stick with massive open online courses if they use Facebook.
Worldwide tablet shipments slumped 14.7 percent during the first quarter of 2016, according to preliminary data released today. First-quarter seasonality, along with an overall unenthused customer base, were factors that caused the decline.
Smart Technologies has introduced the latest version of its Smart kapp iQ display board, this one with software built into the interactive display so that users have no need for an external computer.
Course Hero has launched a new Android app featuring crowdsourced study resources for students.
Several of the Ivy League libraries and the Library of Congress are upgrading current infrastructure to use linked open data to enhance information.
Worldwide smartphone shipments leveled off during the first quarter of 2016, marking the smallest year-over-year growth on record, according to preliminary data released today by IDC.
The University of Cambridge has implemented a high-performance computing (HPC)-as-a-service resource to support the scientific and technology research community.
Denison University in Granville, OH has implemented a unified communications suite that supports internal and external communications, including voice, text messaging, multimedia messaging, group messaging and meetings, and that can be integrated with Google Apps for Education and Microsoft Office 365.
Ranger College, a community college in rural Texas, has implemented an advanced digital learning environment using cloud-managed wired and wireless network services.