Articles: Technology

Mobile Dining

Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services has released a customizable smartphone app with tailored options to match a college or university brand identity.

Richard Baraniuk, a professor of electrical and computer science at Rice University in Houston, is founder of the nonprofit education project Connexions.

Tim Goral

I recently had the opportunity to interview Richard Baraniuk for our continuing series on “Education Innovators.” Baraniuk, a professor at Rice University (Texas), is the founder of Connexions, an open education resource project, and its offshoot OpenStax College.

“One thing that drives faculty nuts is kids who disrupt the class.

With 64 breakout sessions, UBTech attendees had to make some tough decisions about where to spend their time.

The Future of Video in Education Summit

Video is changing the way we teach, learn, and do business on campus. How can you harness the power of online video—from lecture capture to campus events to student-generated content—to create new value?

Recognize and Nurture Different Kinds of Minds

Educator, inventor, author, and perhaps the most famous person with autism in the world, Temple Grandin addressed higher ed administrators in UBTech 2012’s opening keynote—during which she called out politicians, top-down thinkers, and bullie

From big-picture analysis to stories from within the trenches, at our UBTech conference, higher ed leaders heard from dozens of pace-setting innovators and practitioners.

Switchers and Scalers

The VM0808H 8x8 HD matrix video switch from ATEN is capable of routing up to eight HDMI sources to a maximum of eight HDMI

What technologies and features do higher education favor for digital signage and video and web conferencing deployments? And what can be done to ensure that these technology purchases are used wisely? Here’s what is happening on the AV technology scene.

Can you remember the times when PDF files were placed (dumped?) on your website to make their content available online? As you know, those days are gone. PDF-powered websites just don’t cut it anymore—if they ever did.

At Rollins College (Fla.), we’re always looking for new ways to enhance student learning experiences. A signature feature of liberal arts schools is the intimacy and strength of engagement in the classroom.

07/2012

Touch screens are taking over—and people expect to see them. In the years since Apple first popularized the technology with the iPhone in 2007, it has become almost rare to meet someone who doesn’t own a touchscreen smartphone or tablet.

05/2012

Secure Card Printing

The CP500 identification card printer from GET Group combines 600dpi pigment ink with user-upgradeable encoding features

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