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Educause's purchase of the New Media Consortium's assets gives a new home to the Horizon Report — and hopefully new life to the community behind the report's forecasts.
The metaphorical gavel has fallen, and a new chapter has begun for the many assets of the New Media Consortium. On Valentine's Day a bankruptcy court judgment in Sacramento accepted a $55,000 bid from Educause for NMC's Horizon projects, trademarks, membership and subscriber lists, internet domain, phone number, goodwill and furniture and fixtures.
Texas Instruments this week took the wraps off a new robotics system and curriculum aimed at university-level engineering students.
A new initiative brought together high schoolers from five countries to the United Nations to find solutions for sustainable development issues using their STEAM skills.
Author: Ray BendiciQ: What can higher ed institutions do to best protect themselves from technical vulnerabilities that most people would not expect are vulnerabilities (for example, wireless printers)? “The most important thing organizations can do is ensure they have visibility into every layer of their IT environment—from the network perimeter all the way down to the endpoints. The more an IT team knows about what is connected to the network, the
The hiring and onboarding processes can be extremely complex for colleges and universities. Higher-education institutions often bring in hundreds of new employees every year—from professors to student workers to administrators to dining service personnel. Hiring and onboarding these employees can involve dozens of hiring managers across various departments and multiple campuses. And the institutions must adhere to a number of strict state regulations for educational employers. Not surprisingly, higher-ed HR
With “Netflix for Education,” Cengage Hopes to Cut Costs, Improve Learning, and Increase Accessibility
Recently, Cengage made the news with their groundbreaking digital content platform, Cengage Unlimited, which gives students access to the full range of Cengage products for a subscription of $119 [...]The post With “Netflix for Education,” Cengage Hopes to Cut Costs, Improve Learning, and Increase Accessibility appeared first on EdTech Times.
Spring 2018 meghan.bogardu… Wed, 02/14/2018 - 15:59 Feb 14 2018
Campus IT Departments Are a Good Home for Creatives meghan.bogardu… Wed, 02/14/2018 - 15:14 Traditionally, IT hasn’t been viewed as the most creative of professions. But that’s changing. Quite often, in fact, driven by the need to solve a problem, IT leaders step back and ask, “How can we do things differently?” As new capabilities facilitate new applications, these in turn inspire technologists to find new ways to leverage those
Colleges Use IoT to Save Money on HVAC and Other Facilities meghan.bogardu… Wed, 02/14/2018 - 14:02 Consider this scenario: A facilities engineer on a college campus discovers a failure in an HVAC controller that may cause the system to dump too much cold air into a room. To compensate, the HVAC system reheats the extra cold air to maintain the desired comfort level, wasting energy and money in the process.