Tags edtech

More not necessarily better when it comes to implementing edtech

by Emily Bamforth • 4 weeks ago

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 • 1 month ago

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 • 1 month ago

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 • 2 months ago

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 • 5 months ago

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 • 10 months ago

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

U. Central Florida uses holograms to train medical students

by Emily Bamforth • 11 months ago

University leaders said the technology, which could replace live patients, allows students to familiarize themselves with a broader range of symptoms and rare cases.

Midwestern higher education group selects Dell as data center provider

by Emily Bamforth • 11 months ago

Dell will offer data center modernization and virtualization technologies to schools and universities seeking bulk discounts on IT modernization projects.

Texas A&M website tells students which devices to bring to campus this fall

by Emily Bamforth • 11 months ago

Instead of scanning individual department pages for minimum technology requirements, students can now answer a survey to receive guidelines.