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Moving Exams Out of the Classroom

Removing the test from class time to a dedicated testing center frees up time for more instruction, plus allows for more frequent testing. But what are the challenges of on-campus testing centers--and how can institutions successfully tackle these issues?

Finding Your Way With Digital Signage

Touchscreen technology is turning digital signs into interactive route planners, giving users customized directions based on everything from time of day to weather conditions.

Training Next-Gen Data Superheroes

Faced with a shortage of professionals capable of taming Big Data, schools are launching data science programs to train a new generation of data specialists.

Going Behind ITs Back

Going Behind IT's Back

In an era of consumer IT, faculty and staff are increasingly deploying their own technology solutions, which is fine--except when it comes to data management.

9 Traits of the CIO of the Future

University of Scranton CIO shares research on the changing role of the chief information officer in higher education



Tools for Teamwork

Tools for Teamwork

As project-based learning picks up steam, faculty members are turning to innovative software tools to foster better collaboration among students.

Thinking Beyond Project Completion: Analytics, Online Course Guides, and Quality Assurance

At the American Public University System, creating an online library course guide for every course the university offers (now numbering over 1,800) is just a first step. It's the application of metrics and data analysis for a higher level of quality assurance that will sustain the program into the future.

Babson College Finds Video Success on the Small Screen

By simplifying creation of videos with slides, audio, and other features, this business college has seen adoption of the practice taken up by nearly 60 percent of faculty. And now other departments are getting in on the act too.

Making the iPad the Center of the Academic Experience

iPad programs are gathering steam in higher education, but there's a growing recognition that the key to success lies in building faculty support and adequate infrastructure first.

Standardization Is a Driving Factor Behind Goshen College's 1:1 iPad Initiative

Halfway into the first year of Goshen College's 1:1 iPad initiative, Director of Information Technology Michael Sherer explained that standardization of devices and apps is key to innovation in the classroom.