Educators salvage canceled Educause event with an 'unconference'

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

A smaller and more relaxed gathering was deemed a success by some attendees after the original event was canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Educators settle for 'unconference' after coronavirus cancels event

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month 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.

Plan for edtech's benefits and risks, Horizon Report says

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

The 2020 Horizon Report details emerging edtech trends, but to benefit, institutions first need to anticipate and navigate around challenges.

Henderson State's student portfolio tool shows that universities are evolving

by Jake Williams • 1 month ago

The university's recent Portfolium integration underlines trends of data-use, workforce development and the heightened business role of today's IT leaders.

University CIOs are becoming business leaders, says Educause report

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

In its 2020 Top 10 IT Issues report, Educause shows how CIOs are evolving into key supporters of their institutions' academic and business goals.

University tech presents growing privacy concern for students, educators

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

The benefits of technology are often publicized, but educators are increasingly questioning whether student surveillance is getting out of hand.

Ed. Dept., Educause partner to promote cybersecurity collaboration

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

The department says exchanging expertise and intelligence on information security will help institutions better safeguard student data.

Educause cyber director looks to grow higher ed CISO community

by Jake Williams • 5 months ago

Months into his role as Educause's cyber director, Brian Kelly is leaning on his experience as a CISO to build a community for his peers.

Higher ed cyber assessment tool approaches evangelism phase

by Jake Williams • 5 months ago

Cyber leaders across higher ed hope to expand a vendor assessment project called HECVAT to reach more universities and vendors.