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5 Ways to Personalize the Student Experience With Big Data

How two institutions are using big data and analytics to shape the student experience.

The Launch iPad: Ready for Blast Off

Thinking of starting an iPad initiative on campus? UMass Boston shares its experiences for launching a successful program that will thrive.

Identity Management in the Cloud

Identity Management in the Cloud

With students and faculty now accessing applications in the cloud, IT departments should consider the merits of federating, centralizing--and even outsourcing--identity management. The rewards? Greater security, convenience, and lower costs.

Making the Case for Desktop Virtualization

Making the Case for Desktop Virtualization

The CIO of Lone Star College System shares his experience in evaluating the potential of virtual desktops.

How to Manage Mobile Device Mayhem

How to Manage Mobile Device Mayhem

When it comes to mobile, can campus users be left to their own devices? Universities are increasingly turning to mobile device management solutions to create some order--and security--whether the devices are BYO or institutionally owned.



Georgia Tech's CS Degree Puts Some Certified Beef Into MOOCs

The launch of an accredited MOOC degree by a major university may be risky, but it almost certainly changes the landscape of higher education for good.

Interactive, Collaborative--and Affordable--Classrooms

High-tech, interactive "sandbox" classrooms don't have to cost big bucks.

Big Data Helps Underperforming Students Succeed

Two colleges tap into the power of big data and analytics to help improve student success.

Customizing the Learning Experience with an Adaptive Learning Strategy

At Union County College, an adaptive learning strategy helps college bound students prepare for success in college-credit bearing courses over the summer--potentially avoiding developmental ed courses when they enter college in the fall.

3 Ways to Revamp Your University Website

3 Ways to Revamp Your University Website

If your institution's website doesn't pull in students, it's time for a revamp. Here's how universities are reorganizing their web content, integrating enterprise applications, and adapting to mobile devices.