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Northwestern U Streamlines Research Purchasing With Open Source System

Northwestern University in Illinois has implemented a custom transaction processing system for its core facilities that lets researchers place orders and makes it easier for core facility directors to track, fulfill and bill for those orders.

Community College Uses Student Tracking Software to Improve Completion Rates

Harper College, a two-year community college in Illinois, is using early warning and student tracking software as part of its Project Success initiative, which identifies and tracks students who are at risk of not completing their diploma or certificate programs and then intervenes to ensure those students have the guidance they need to help them complete their courses.

How to Prepare for a Successful CRM Implementation

Allegheny College's associate director of IT offers six lessons learned from a recent constituent relationship management rollout.

George Washington U Uses HD Streaming Video in Art Therapy Program

George Washington University's (GWU) art therapy program uses high-definition video recording and streaming to supervise and support student therapists in its student-run community clinic.

The New CIO: Joanna Young

5 higher ed chief information officers discuss their changing role on campus.



How to Learn From IT Failure

How to Learn From IT Failure

For the University of Notre Dame, analyzing failed technology projects has led to a more efficient, successful IT operation.

Telling Your Story: Making Sense of Diverse Learning Experiences

A followup to our recent Q&A with Trent Batson, "Who Creates Coherence in the College Experience?" Here, we've asked Batson to explore the mechanism of the ePortfolio and how students use the narrative and create coherence by telling their story.

Tech-Enabled Journalism: 8 Ways Ball State is Rewriting the Story

Social media tools helped these young journalists get their stories at the Sochi Olympics.

Going Mobile Across an Entire Community College System

Community colleges are leveraging systemwide resources to better serve their students with mobile apps.

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A Digital Badge Initiative in First-Year Writing Courses

This coming fall, Coastal Carolina University in Conway, SC will be rolling out a unique curricular initiative throughout its English Department that administers digital badges to students who demonstrate mastery in the critical skills outlined in first-year writing courses.