Tags edtech

Colleges are still struggling to connect with their students, survey finds

by Lindsay McKenzie

A new Salesforce survey shows that even as students return to campus, most struggle to feel a sense of belonging at their institutions.

2U announces layoffs, spending cuts to counter decline in online learning business 

by Lindsay McKenzie

Online learning company 2U plans to refocus its business around edX, the former rival it purchased last year for $800 million.

University of Michigan 'first' university in nation to launch 6E network

by Emily Bamforth

The University of Michigan says its the first higher ed institution to use 6E network technology, which allows more connections.

More not necessarily better when it comes to implementing edtech

by Emily Bamforth

When introducing new technologies, instructors should consider their intended purposes, UNC's Todd Cherner said on the Cutting EDge podcast.

University faculty want more time to evaluate edtech, poll finds

by Emily Bamforth

New research from the College Innovation Network found that only one-third of faculty feel they have enough time to review new tech tools.

Class buys Blackboard Collaborate

by Emily Bamforth

Michael Chasen's edtech company, Class, plans to acquire a leading virtual classroom product, Blackboard Collaborate, from a company he co-founded.

National edtech plan getting first refresh since 2017

by Emily Bamforth

The Office of EdTech is updating its national edtech plan, the strategy document outlining how technology is used in U.S. education.

Cengage, Pearson acquire professional development firms

by Emily Bamforth

The badging platform Credly and the cybersecurity education provider InfoSec are the latest companies snatched up by publishers.

Edtech giant Blackboard to merge with Anthology

by Emily Bamforth

Executives of the two companies said they want to create an "edtech ecosystem" with their combined technologies.

TwitterFacebookLinkedInRedditGmail