Emily Bamforth

Reporter for StateScoop and EdScoop covering solutions and what's next in higher education technology. Before joining Scoop News Group, reported for six years for Cleveland.com and the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Higher Education

'Edtech Genome Project' seeks to guide billions in edtech spending

by Emily Bamforth • 1 day ago

A new research project provides 10 variables for school leaders to gauge the success of edtech purchases as federal relief flows in.

Higher Education

'Harmonized' IT systems can diffuse cyber risk, says Duke services director

by Emily Bamforth • 2 days ago

Duke University's Mary McKee recommended tackling cybersecurity using a "resource-based" approach.

Higher Education

Bombarded by devices, Bowling Green State expands wireless capacity

by Emily Bamforth • 3 days ago

Bowling Green University CIO John Ellinger said an upgrade was overdue, but that technology has also changed since the last upgrade in 2012.

Higher Education

Everfi, creator of Alcohol.edu, sells off higher education arm for $100 million

by Emily Bamforth • 4 days ago

The training and risk-management firm Vector Solutions bought the business and now claims customers at half of the U.S.'s degree-granting institutions.

Higher Education

Blackboard launches Center for Advancing Learning to address education policy

by Emily Bamforth • 4 days ago

Organizers said the edtech firm's new center will begin by focusing on HBCUs and community colleges.

Higher Education

Sewanee's ‘App-store’ allows students to remotely use campus software

by Emily Bamforth • 5 days ago

Through AppsAnywhere, students at the University of the South can remotely use tools like Microsoft Excel or Adobe Photoshop.