During the Spring 2020 semester, several vendors offered temporary access to download and use software on personally-owned devices. The list of software includes Adobe Creative Cloud, SAS, SPSS, and MATLAB.
Instructors teaching remotely or in HyFlex learning environments can now access Zoom videoconferencing directly from HoverCam’s Flex 11 document camera software.
A new virtual reality device from a team of Carnegie Mellon University researchers allows users to “feel” virtual walls and objects.
As more and more colleges and universities are shutting down their campuses over the next several weeks in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, education technology companies have stepped forward to help move student learning to the virtual realm.
The U of I WebStore has partnered with MathWorks and our IBM vendor to provide access to MATLAB, Simulink, and SPSS to all University of Illinois faculty, staff, and students.
Access to MATLAB and Simulink is available through June 30, 2020.
Access to SPSS is available through August 1, 2020.
The U of I WebStore and Adobe have partnered together to bring temporary at-home access to Adobe Creative Cloud to all University of Illinois students.
Temporary Access to Creative Cloud will last until May 31, 2020. This date is subject to change. Adobe is closely monitoring the situation and may, at its sole discretion, modify the validity of the licenses.
The 2019-20 State of Technology in Education report from Promethean has revealed a significant increase in respondents who believe technology is integral to everyday life and education.
The Idea Garden at Indiana University is a “thinker space” for students to engage in collaborative, cross-disciplinary experiences with cutting-edge technology
Penn State University’s graduate-level Additive Manufacturing and Design program is giving students the technical and professional skills they need to succeed in the industry.
“The human condition is being challenged as technology creates varied and ever-changing expectations of humans,” according to research firm Gartner. That’s the theme behind 10 strategic predictions it has made for 2020 and beyond: ways that technology will change the way humans interact with their environment and each other.