Richard W. Walker

Richard W. Walker is a freelance writer based in Maryland who has been covering issues and trends in government technology for more than 15 years.

Hybrid Learning

Teaching young people how to think — and thrive — in a computational world

by Richard W. Walker

Digital Promise report: “Computational thinking” can empower students across all K-12 disciplines.

Cybersecurity

Private sector is sharing more data with academic researchers, study finds

by Richard W. Walker

Future of Privacy Forum survey: Half of sharing began in last five years.

Higher Education

UCSD aims to revolutionize student success with new data-rich platform

by Richard W. Walker

The Student Activity Hub, debuting at UCSD and the University of Kentucky, provides a “360-degree" view of student behavior and performance.

Hybrid Learning

Popular gamification platform goes mobile

by Richard W. Walker

Kahoot releases app designed to make homework fun for students.

Cybersecurity

Student success drives Cal State Fullerton's digital strategies

by Richard W. Walker

The needs of a connected generation – centennial students — are a key focus for IT, says CIO Amir Dabirian.

Higher Education

Nebraska campus taps IoT potential with kiosks that enable printing from anywhere

by Richard W. Walker

Proliferation of devices and the Internet of Things on university networks creates new opportunities for campus IT departments to innovate.

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