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residential network

6 ResNet Pain Points and What To Do About Them

Today's students expect high-performance residential networks with plenty of bandwidth and anytime, anywhere wireless access. Here are the top ResNet challenges at institutions across the country.

student blogging

Why Blogging Is Key to the Future of Higher Ed

A massive experiment at Virginia Commonwealth University involving 7,000 blogs could lead to a new view on how college students learn.

Ball State Students as Developers: Not Just Technology Users

Ball State University is known for offering its students not only the experience of using the latest technologies, but also the chance to develop them. CT spoke with Ball State University's Senior Software Engineer for Developing Technologies, Kyle Parker.

learning outcomes data

A Simple DIY Approach to Tracking and Improving Student Learning Outcomes

A professor and former dean of performance excellence at San Antonio College uses Excel data to inform his instruction and achieve better learning outcomes for his students.

Partnerships and the Future of Research Universities in America

Freeman Hrabowski considers the need research universities have to become more inclusive in terms of working with agencies and other partners at multiple, different levels.



IT-library collaboration

Getting IT and Libraries on the Same DAM Page

Despite being a strategic priority for IT, digital asset management has been a slow process at Smith College. Here's how IT and the library are working together to meet their DAM goals.

actors as on-camera talent

When Actors Replace Instructors as On-Camera Talent

If your school has been producing course videos the same way for years, it may be time to update your technique to make sure students are still watching. Purdue shares lessons learned from an unconventional approach.

mobile app for learning

Student-Built App Gamifies Learning at Old Dominion U

Packed with goal-oriented learning tools, the iAchieveODU mobile app helps students manage their studies and find the information they need to succeed.

University of Michigan classroom

UMich Labs Scale Up Instructional Innovations

This new office at the University of Michigan is in charge of scaling up digital learning experimentation.

Tools for the flipped classroom

5 Free (or Low-Cost) Tools for Flipped Learning

From screencasting to interactive presentations, here are some resources to get a flipped class off the ground.