Education Technology Features

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Students Get Hands-On Experience with Open Testbed for Cybersecurity Research

The free, open-infrastructure DETERLab provides exercises for students to learn cybersecurity techniques by getting their arms around attacks and defenses.

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Federal Rulemaking: The Challenges of Gainful Employment

The newly released Gainful Employment regulations will cost colleges and universities an average of $51.55 per student per year to implement and could place a substantial burden on campus IT departments.

The Quest for Data that Really Impacts Student Success

As colleges and universities accumulate more and more information from campus systems, researchers are looking for ways to turn big data into learning insights.

Internet of Things

How Will Campus Networks Handle the Internet of Things' 26 Billion Devices?

The exponential growth of the Internet of Things will challenge college and university wireless networks with large quantities of data, security concerns, bandwidth demands and more.

Moving Campus Services From the Portal to the Cloud

How many times have you heard "Our students are used to Google and Amazon… How could we ever match that here on campus?" Maybe now you can. Through a partnership with Indiana University, rSmart is offering OneCampus, a cloud-based service that gives institutions an easy way to transform older, portal-based systems into updated, cloud-based campus services that rival any online shopping experience.



Flipping the Lecture Hall

Flipping the Traditional Lecture Hall

Columbia University is experimenting with the flipped classroom model in large lecture courses.

Why Wearables Are the New Gateways to Human Knowledge

The use of Google Glass and other wearable devices in higher education is still experimental, but the technology is opening up exciting new possibilities for teaching and learning.

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How Southern New Hampshire U Develops 650-Plus Online Courses Per Year

Course development at the country's fastest growing nonprofit online educator is a major endeavor. Here's how SNHU manages the process.

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Real-Time Classroom Feedback Enhances Flipped Learning at Temple College

Terry Austin, an instructor of anatomy and physiology at Temple College in Texas, has boosted student retention rates in his classes -- and he attributes part of that success to the real-time feedback system he's using in his flipped classroom.

Kuali 2.0: Reshaping the Landscape for Development and Adoption

A stunning series of announcements — the formation of KualiCo, a for-profit entity, KualiCo's acquisition of rSmart's SaaS business, and Navigator Management Partners's acquisition of rSmart's Kuali consulting business — has ushered Kuali into its second decade with big expectations for Kuali 2.0.