Access to Wi-Fi in schools can enhance student learning, but addressing the security risks is imperative. The importance of Internet and Wi-Fi security is already standard practice in many arenas — business, government, retail.
In news this week, universities are facing growing challenges by changes in technology, including preparation for the Internet of Things (IoT) and digitizing media.
In news this week, a learning management system is locking horns with one of its clients in legal battle, developers compete for $20 million in Gates Foundation funding, and Stanford’s president talks technology.
An innovative new LiveDiver device from Reach-In is now installed at the Aquarium of Boise, according to eSchool News.
In news this week, education technology issues are appearing on state election ballots, a data mining project raises student privacy concerns, and a new Google Glass pilot program allows students to watch paramedic and veterinary procedures from a new perspective.
In news this week, Clayton Christensen addresses the role of disruptive innovation in education, Carnegie Mellon is investigating the science of education, and D2L has launched a Web accessibility MOOC (massive open online course).
According to results of its annual survey, Vital Source Technologies, Ingram Content Group’s e-textbook solution, college students value online, social, and mobile technology more and more. The survey, conducted by Wakefield Research, an independent research consultancy, polled than 500 currently enrolled college students.
In news this week, a look at tech education “in flux,” new technology that takes students on virtual field trips, new analytics that can assess content efficacy, and the pros and cons of Wi-Fi access in schools.
In news, the Education Records Bureau builds a better iPad exam, and Education Dive examines six solutions to student success and seven challengers to Apple’s iPad. Schools might also be approaching Ed Tech all wrong, and EdCast is raising money to fund its “multiversities.”
Learning institutions constantly seek easier and more convenient ways to provide education to their students. Lecture capture solutions provide one way to transport lectures to students outside classroom, mainly in a home setting.