Tags higher education

As email fades in popularity, Arizona State turns to its mobile app

by Betsy Foresman • 5 days ago

To meet its students on the platforms they most enjoy, ASU is promoting its mobile app instead of blasting its students with emails.

A third of U.S. workers say they lack data skills

by Katya Schwenk • 5 days ago

And, according to a recent survey conducted by edX, many of them are reluctant to ask their employers for help.

Public-private partnerships can build IT workforce pipelines, say education leaders

by Betsy Foresman • 6 days ago

Speakers at the AWS Public Sector Summit said collaboration will ensure students are being trained with the skills employers want.

U. Maine Augusta opens cyber range for hands-on student training

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

Cyber ranges like this one in Augusta are a trend in education, giving students a shot to practice their skills in a safe training environment.

MIT offers students new program to research AI for the Air Force

by Betsy Foresman • 4 weeks ago

Expertise and resources from both organizations will aspire to drive "fundamental advancements" in the field.

Louisiana announces state's first cybersecurity education center

by Betsy Foresman • 4 weeks ago

Planning is now underway for a training and education center to be located on the Bossier Parish Community College campus near Shreveport.

Congress considers bills on student privacy, workforce, school security and STEM diversity research

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

A flurry of legislative activity in edtech this week included three new bills and advancement of one bill encouraging research on girls in tech.

How a small IT investment can produce campus-wide results

by Michael Mathews • 1 month ago

Commentary: Oral Roberts University's CIO explains how doing it all with limited funding can often feel like "turning the Titanic in a duck pond."

Education's openness a unique security challenge, Verizon says in data breach report

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

Though the education sector faces similar threats seen elsewhere, its challenge is balancing essential flexibility with sound security practices.