Tags emerging technology

U. Pittsburgh’s athletic director of IT optimizes networks and game-time performance

by Betsy Foresman

Seth Graham's unique role goes beyond installing Wi-Fi routers. He's also scouting for new technologies to aid student athlete monitoring and performance.

Plan for edtech's benefits and risks, Horizon Report says

by Betsy Foresman

The 2020 Horizon Report details emerging edtech trends, but to benefit, institutions first need to anticipate and navigate around challenges.

Texas A&M wants to monitor student mental health with smartwatches

by Jake Williams

In a new pilot, university researchers seek to develop a tool that can detect anxiety and depression and then direct students to help.

Communication is critical before an emergency, says university CIO

by Betsy Foresman

To ensure student safety, it is important that departments come together and communicate before there is an emergency, Texas Tech's CIO says.

In Cleveland, Verizon boasts 'first' 5G-powered middle school

by Betsy Foresman

The next generation of wireless technology is promised to enable new edtech as the company plans to bring 5G to 100 schools.

Why the education CIO should be a 'servant leader'

by Jake Williams

Texas Southern University CIO Mario Berry calls for university presidents to listen to their IT leaders, whom he says must support the business.

Higher education is rethinking its fundamental model, Horizon Report says

by Colin Wood

Educause says universities and colleges are searching for ways to adapt to online competitors and an evolving workforce.

How universities can innovate their way to a smart-campus ecosystem

by Michael Mathews

It starts by putting students at the center of the design model, explains Michael L. Mathews, CIO at Oral Roberts University.

Universities wanting better cybersecurity should turn to the cloud, CIO says

by Jake Williams

The investment needed to afford "top of the line" cyber tools is pushing more schools to the cloud, says Oral Roberts University CIO Mike Mathews.