Digital Media


Strategic Mobilization: A Model for the Future

Recognizing mobile technology's ubiquity and reach into students' lives, its rapid technical evolution, and its unique transformative potential for education, the Tennessee Board of Regents has included mobilization as an important part of its strategic plan. As Associate Vice Chancellor for Mobilization and Emerging Technology, Robbie Melton oversees mobilization strategies and initiatives for TBR. Here, Melton shares how she works to build and extend TBR's model for strategic mobilization.

Internet2, Educause To Launch E-Textbook Pilot in the Fall

Educause and Internet2 have launched a new pilot program intended to give universities and colleges nationwide the chance to explore and evaluate digital educational materials, such as e-textbooks, from more than 50 providers, including Courseload, CourseSmart, and McGraw-Hill Education.

ShareStream Integrates Video with Desire2Learn's Learning Environment

ShareStream recently unveiled a new version of its video extension for teaching and learning that integrates with Desire2Learn's learning management system, Learning Environment.

Thinking Beyond Project Completion: Analytics, Online Course Guides, and Quality Assurance

At the American Public University System, creating an online library course guide for every course the university offers (now numbering over 1,800) is just a first step. It's the application of metrics and data analysis for a higher level of quality assurance that will sustain the program into the future.

Babson College Finds Video Success on the Small Screen

By simplifying creation of videos with slides, audio, and other features, this business college has seen adoption of the practice taken up by nearly 60 percent of faculty. And now other departments are getting in on the act too.

The Taming of the MOOC--With ePortfolio Evidence

How ePortfolios can help "tame" the flood of openness and educational opportunity arising with MOOCs and other new modalities.

Journalism Students Get Hands-on Experience

Journalism students at California Polytechnic State University are getting a real-world education, thanks to new handheld camcorders recently purchased by the university.

Setting Storage Standards for Digital Media

Stanford University's Julie Sweetkind-Singer discusses the importance and impact of long-term geospatial data storage.

U Idaho Football Goes High-Def

The University of Idaho has amped up its video production services with a new set of studio and field production cameras for shooting high-definition video of football games, commencement webcasts, and musical performances.

Leveraging Digital Media for CRM Gains

At Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, the CRM system utilizes digital media to tailor communications to individual preferences.