Content tagged with Education
posted in June 2013
What Is Higher Education's Value Chain?
Commentary  |  6/28/2013  | 
Disruptive innovations mean higher education leaders must rethink what they do best.
MOOC Leader EdX Turns One: What's Next?
Commentary  |  6/27/2013  | 
Like anything in its infancy, massive open online courses like EdX are full of possibilities and promise. But their path is unpredictable.
Kaplan Expands Gamification Of Online Courses
News  |  6/27/2013  | 
In pilot, online university used challenges and badges to spur students to work harder and improved grades by more than 9%.
10 Job Search Tools For Recent Grads
Slideshows  |  6/26/2013  | 
These mobile apps and sites give an edge to anyone entering the workforce or seeking a new job.
SDN Awards Seek University, Research Potential
News  |  6/25/2013  | 
Internet2 and networking industry partners select eight proposals from university networking researchers.
Former White House CIO Champions Disruptive Educational Tech
News  |  6/25/2013  | 
After spending his White House years in turnaround mode, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt CIO Brook Colangelo seeks to get ahead in educational media.
Education CIOs: Get Involved In Big Data
Commentary  |  6/25/2013  | 
Be alert to the opportunity to show what central IT can bring to the table.
Many Higher Ed CIOs Want More IT Resources
News  |  6/25/2013  | 
Other concerns include security, green practices, BYOD and staff limitations, according to survey.
NY Times Calls Out Edmodo On Security
News  |  6/24/2013  | 
Concerned dad, a Cisco engineer, established fake account to prove that social collaboration site for teachers was not using encryption.
iPads In The Classroom: Worth Doing Right
Commentary  |  6/24/2013  | 
Tablets in K-12 and higher education should not be technology for technology's sake.
McGraw-Hill Education Buys ALEKS Adaptive Learning Software
News  |  6/21/2013  | 
ALEKS math software employs AI techniques for use in college placement assessments as well as K-12 education.
In Higher Education, Fewer Women Graduate To CIO
Commentary  |  6/18/2013  | 
Plenty of women hold leadership positions in higher education technology departments. So why is the percentage of females in the CIO seat declining?
Amplify Brings Gamification To Middle-School Students
News  |  6/18/2013  | 
Collection of educational games aims to motivate students to expand learning beyond the school day.
MySQL Cluster Adds NoSQL Option
News  |  6/17/2013  | 
MySQL Cluster 7.3 brings a JavaScript connector, foreign-key support and a wizard-driven auto installer to a highly scalable database.
Iowa State Chooses Cloud For Phone System
News  |  6/14/2013  | 
By switching to a cloud voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service, ISU will save $600,000 annually on its campus phone network.
Britain Launches National 'Information Economy' Strategy
News  |  6/14/2013  | 
Working with industry and academia, the plan sets out objectives designed to nurture small enterprises and prepare students for IT careers.
MOOCs: Interesting Legal Territory Ahead
News  |  6/14/2013  | 
Massive open online courses have the potential to change higher education, but people and schools implementing MOOCs face some emerging legal questions.
How To Close Gaps In Campus Apps
Commentary  |  6/13/2013  | 
To close the programming applications gap on campus, you often must close several other gaps first.
Teachers Get Digital Hotline To Police
News  |  6/12/2013  | 
CopSync911 app lets teachers and other workers bypass dispatchers and access first responders more quickly in emergency situations.
Google Vs. Microsoft: Choosing Cloud Apps For Schools
News  |  6/10/2013  | 
Is Google Apps for Education or Microsoft Office 365 for Education the right choice for your school? Learn from these two examples.
Why Campus Networks Need Software Defined Networking
News  |  6/10/2013  | 
SDN originated from university research, spread through Internet2, and should eventually make life easier for small college network managers.
MOOC-utopia: Who Really Wins?
Commentary  |  6/10/2013  | 
Massive open online courses are being promoted "for the students." But software execs and politicians pushing MOOCs have money and disruption at the top of the agenda.
MIT Expands Virtual Classes For Execs
News  |  6/4/2013  | 
MIT's Sloan School of Management will expand use of a virtual platform in its executive education program.
Microsoft Debuts Next-Gen Server Software
News  |  6/3/2013  | 
Microsoft announces in-memory-enhanced Microsoft SQL Server 2014, supports hybrid cloud with Windows Server and System Center upgrades.


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