"There's been a sea change in community colleges, from a sole emphasis on providing an access to education for all, to placing a much greater, additional emphasis on the students you have already admitted," according to South Orange County Community College District Vice Chancellor Bob Bramucci. In this interview, he tells Campus Technology's Mary Grush how SOCCCD is expanding its toolchest for student success, why that's more crucial now than ever, and what the institution is doing to help other colleges do the same.
This "creativity incubator" promotes the idea of students taking ownership of campus technology; it also helps them make the connection between classroom learning and the nitty-gritty of real work.
The University of Texas at Austin is trying scenarios to teach its students how to apply specific skills in the real world, but the practice will be online and supplied by an outside company.
A new reverse mentoring program through the University of Miami School of Business Administration aims to give bank executives a practical education on social media and digital technologies.
Gardner-Webb University's School of Education this fall began using a new Web-based program to augment in-class instruction and help student educators fine tune their teaching practices.
Stanford has launched Financing Innovation: Valuing Projects and Firms, the eighth course in its Innovation and Entrepreneurship Online Certificate Program.
Khan Academy has added a new personal tutor feature designed to help students figure out where to start their lessons and to know when they have mastered the concepts.
EdX, a nonprofit massive open online course provider launched by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard, has expanded its course lineup for fall 2013.
Small universities have fewer resources and fewer employees, and they can't afford to spend as much money on technology as their larger counterparts. Brad Marcum, director of academic data services at the University of Pikeville – Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, provides six tips to level the technology-implementation playing field for smaller schools.
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has partnered with NovoEd to offer a massive online open course designed to help students in developmental math courses.