A sense of isolation is a leading cause of dropout among online students. CT looks at proven strategies for building an inclusive, collegial atmosphere in online classes.
The high cost of traditional textbooks has been recognized as a likely roadblock to student success and is one of the reasons institutions are looking at the adoption of open education resources. But converting a course for OER can be a challenge for instructors. Lane Community College's OER Faculty Fellowship program offers both incentives and support for faculty adoption of OER. The college's ongoing OER adoption work of five years earned it a WCET Outstanding Work (WOW) award this fall.
Benedictine University's Luis Loubriel shares what the school is doing to make music education more interactive and better prepare students for their future careers.
Colleges are struggling to reconcile the need for students to produce cogent academic writing with the tech-fueled style of composition they use in their everyday lives.
Web 2.0 tools and texting are changing how students write. As long as they express themselves well, maybe it's a good thing.
Student reporters are using a new tool to provide news coverage of campus events for their campus television station.
Barco has unveiled a new base unit for its ClickShare wireless collaborative presentation system.
Schools and institutions can now create interactive digital signage and video walls that support multiple users, simultaneously.
Glip has made its conversation platform available for free to educators and students.
The University of Minnesota's upgraded control room includes two new slow motion instant replay systems.