In news this week is an example of the benefits of visitor management software for a school’s security and examples of innovations in digital textbooks.
The news includes Ed Tech predictions for 2015 and education companies included on the Inc. 5000 list. Also, one school district is using a mobile router mounted on a bus to provide Internet access to students in economically disadvantaged areas.
Ithaka S+R's study on technology-enhanced education at Public Flagship Universities, shows administrators at universities are looking to utilize technology-enhanced education to provide relief for space constraints, improve time-to-degree completion rates, fulfill outreach missions, and improve student learning.
In news, wireless kiosks are helping students get connected, iPads are helping keep tuition costs down, and Talent LMS provides 10 online learning trends to watch in 2015.
In news this week is a discussion of how emerging technology will reshape higher education, a report that finds public research universities need to do more with technology, and predictions that campus IT hiring will rise in 2015.
A study of education technology procurement demonstrates that solutions providers and district officials often have very different perspectives regarding who is calling the shots.
In news, Jefferson College reduced help desk tickets by adopting single sign-on, and new rules go into effect governing education companies’ contracts using federal funding.
A handful of large school districts are threatening to boycott content vendors who do not adopt interoperability standards developed by the IMS Global Learning Consortium.
Managed IT services are expected to grow at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) well into the double digits.
In news this week is a post that looks at the debate over who actually calls the shots in educational IT spending. Also, the Chromebook is dominating the educational technology marketplace and blended learning has ROI for math education.