Schools see valuable opportunities in moving course evaluations online, but only if they can raise student-participation levels.
According to Rice University's OpenStax College initiative, the key to open ed success lies in better access to quality, turn-key content.
When construction on Crowder College's new Missouri Alternative and Renewable Energy Technology (MARET) Center kicked off in September 2011, the word "green" was on everyone's mind. From the facility's construction materials to its energy sources to it wastewater management, literally every corner of MARET Center's 10,000-square-foot first phase factored in environmentally conscious practices and decisions.
How colleges are reaching out to manufacturers and service providers to help fill IT infrastructure budgeting voids.
Mobile implementations bring relevance to the institution for students and other campus constituents. But many colleges and universities over think their mobile strategies, causing needless delays in deriving value from their mobile projects. Tim Flood, a seasoned leader of mobile initiatives including Stanford University's iStanford project, points out some of the unique requirements of mobile implementations, and urges institutions to move more quickly on mobile.
The IT team at Western Kentucky University manages 40,000 ports on 700 switches across five campuses. Network Services Manager Jeppie Sumpter said it was a "fairly manual process" until a couple years ago. Dian Schaffhauser explains how the team automated most of that process.
Security systems are moving front and center as campuses tackle the vulnerability of student- and school-owned mobile devices.
It’s been almost a full academic year since Texas Wesleyan University installed the winning design of their Classroom.NEXT competition, the Radically Flexible Classroom. Campus Technology recently sat down with Texas Wesleyan faculty members to see how the design of the Radically Flexible Classroom has affected the way they teach.
Kentucky's University of the Cumberlands has extended its network by creating a residence hall network separate from its core campus infrastructure. The results have been improved service for students and more available bandwidth for faculty using data-intensive applications in their classrooms.
For marketers hoping to promote their schools via social media, the first lesson involves taking their hands off the controls.