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Tom Brady backs online learning startup created by Blackboard founder

by Emily Bamforth • 9 months ago

Seven-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady is part of a new round of investment in Class, a tool suite that makes Zoom more user-friendly for instructors.

Utah Valley University names new CTO

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

Troy Martin will take over as associate vice president of information technology and chief technology officer for Utah Valley University in August.

Muhlenberg College announces José Dieudonné will take over as CIO

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

Dieudonné will begin his role as CIO on March 23 and will oversee the college's information technology plan.

Medical University of South Carolina names Mark McMath as CIO

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

McMath, who begins his new role on April 27, will be charged with developing, implementing and supporting all IT initiatives across the university.

Penn State New Kensington announces new digital innovation lab

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

The new facility is hoped to support collaboration between industry and academia, and host entrepreneurial training, events and community outreach activities.

Educators settle for 'unconference' after coronavirus cancels event

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

Organizers of the Educause Learning Initiative canceled their event outside Seattle, Washington, citing health concerns. Would-be attendees are now planning a digital version, instead.

Amid coronavirus outbreak, tech keeps students connected — for good or ill

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

The coronavirus epidemic has disrupted education around the world, but collaboration and technology has been able to keep students in class.

Virginia Tech names director of new innovation campus

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

Lance Collins will lead Virginia Tech's efforts to build university and industry partnerships to advance development of technology and talent.

​Five steps to rolling out a successful classroom device program

by Jessica Menasian • 3 years ago

Commentary: Lenovo Software's Jessica Menasian highlights considerations around budget, digital citizenship and teacher needs.