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 • 4 years ago

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 • 4 years ago

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 • 4 years ago

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 • 4 years ago

Kahoot releases app designed to make homework fun for students.

Cybersecurity

Student success drives Cal State Fullerton's digital strategies

by Richard W. Walker • 5 years ago

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 • 5 years ago

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

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