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LTI Standard Promises a Kinder, Gentler LMS

Learning Tools Interoperability is helping both IT and faculty turn the learning management system into a more seamless, fluid platform.

3 Learning Content Trends to Watch in 2014

We asked 5 higher ed IT experts to rate the "hotness" of MOOCs, e-textbooks and more.

Gartner: 4 Disruptive Trends Changing the Future of IT

Gartner predicts a future full of disruptions. Will your institutional IT organization be ready to exploit the opportunities?

5 Ways Online Advising Can Improve on Face-to-Face

Online technologies are moving advising out of academic offices and onto the Web, where students gain anytime, anywhere access to advisers and tools to help them succeed.

Inside Competency-Based Degrees

Inside Competency-Based Degrees

Under pressure to deliver more bang for the buck, traditional schools are launching competency-based degree programs that reward life experiences and give students demonstrable skills.



Blazing the Trail: Competency-Based Education at SNHU

CT asks Southern New Hampshire University President Paul LeBlanc about the implications of competency-based assessment.

How Georgia Tech Serves Up High-Performance WiFi to 40,000-Plus Devices

Large concentrations of mobile devices can cause interference and connectivity issues. Early adopter Georgia Tech is solving the problem with focus-beamed antennas for its large-capacity classrooms.

What Will Happen to MOOCs Now that Udacity Is Leaving Higher Ed?

Sebastian Thrun threw a wrench in the MOOC model by declaring that massive open online courses don't work for higher education. What's next for the online learning trend?

Amazon's Push in Education

In this interview with Campus Technology, Amazon Web Services General Manager Steve Halliwell reveals two new AWS services that will have an impact on education, explains why long-term data storage is becoming a challenge for researchers and shares his thoughts about the importance of "democratizing" infrastructure for students to transform education.

Using the Cloud to Improve Access for the Disabled

A new initiative aims to give students with disabilities unfettered access to the internet by using the cloud to automatically customize any device for their needs.