Research & Forecasts


Report: Device Shipments to See Largest Growth Since 2015

Despite a common misconception that the world runs on smartphones instead of PCs, a recent online end-user survey conducted by Gartner suggests that people rely on traditional computers as much as they do phones.

Employer Advice Most Valued, Least Used in Choosing College Major

While previous studies have examined the long-term impacts of college choice and majors on career opportunities and economic mobility, less understood is how students decide what to study.

Finding Innovation under ESSA

While the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) holds the promise of helping states transform their K-12 public education, one reform organization fears that true innovation will get lost in the shuffle.

Can the Performing Arts Boost Student Outcomes in STEM Disciplines?

A recent paper from North Carolina State University suggests this might just be the case.

Report: Global PC Decline Stabilizes

The traditional PC market (which includes notebooks, desktops and workstations) in the United States saw shipments of 16.6 million units, with notebook sales dropping noticeably and desktops outperforming forecasts.

Support, PD Keys to Successful Classroom Tech Deployments

Time, planning and support from schools and districts and ongoing professional development are key to getting the most of new technologies and tools introduced to the classroom, according to a new report from the Foundation for Blended and Online Learning.

The Impact of Binging on Education Content

Binge-watching leads to poorer sleep, less family time in front of the TV and even less enjoyment of the content. But at the same time could it also generate better learning outcomes and higher completion rates?

Teachers Abhor State Tests While Supporting State Standards

American teachers like math and English language arts standards, but they don't like state tests.

AI, Merging of Digital and Physical Worlds Among Top 10 Tech Trends for 2018

Nearly every app and service will incorporate some level of artificial intelligence in the next few years. Whether they're obviously intelligent or use intelligence behind the scenes, these tools "create a new intelligent intermediary layer between people and systems and have the potential to transform the nature of work and the structure of the workplace," according to a new trends forecast.

CIO Roles in Flux

Nearly all, 95 percent, of chief information officers expect their positions to be changed or remixed owing to digitalization, according to a new report.

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