Social media offer a way for students to collaborate in a familiar environment, whether in a public forum, private network, or somewhere in between.
As changing student demographics make it harder for today's learners to earn a four-year degree, educators are experimenting with smaller credentialing steps, such as digital badges.
With so many disruptive forces at work in higher education, colleges and universities are faced with the imperative to change not just technologies and processes, but behaviors and mindsets. In part one of a two-part series, change-management experts share six ways to smooth large-scale transformations on campus.
In the wake of the refusal of tiny liberal arts school Amherst College to join edX last week, it's time to ask who benefits from the massive nature of MOOCs. Campustechnology.com spoke with experts on both sides of the issue to find out.
BYU recently transitioned from a traditional learning management system to a homegrown solution.
Southeast Missouri State University aims to provide the same level of student services to online students as it does for its on-campus community.
Students want to use their mobile devices in class. A lot of faculty object. Is there a middle ground where engaging learning can actually take place?
In February, California Senate President Pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg introduced a bill that would open the door for massive open online courses, such as Coursera and Udacity, to offer courses for credit to public college and university students in the state. Since its introduction, Senate Bill 520 (SB 520) has generated significant controversy, and a petition by the Berkeley Faculty Association opposing the bill has collected more than 1,500 signatures.
Tennessee Board of Regents' Associate Vice Chancellor for Mobilization and Emerging Technology Robbie Melton gave the opening keynote yesterday at CT Forum 2013 in San Diego. CT followed up with a brief interview.
With schools and students now able to secure high-quality online courses from beyond the ivy-covered walls, faculty--and institutions themselves--are weighing whether their stock is rising or falling.