Education Technology Features

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digital textbooks

Developing a $10 Digital Textbook

Purdue University is reducing textbook costs with a digital publishing platform that can deliver interactive content to any device.

mobile learning

Training Faculty for Mobile Learning

At the University of Central Florida, instructional designers offer faculty ongoing mobile technology training courses.

text message communication

Custom Texting Application Helps College of Westchester Communicate With Students

The College of Westchester in White Plains, NY has developed a custom application to help staff communicate with students, using text messaging as a primary method of staying in touch rather than waiting for students to reply to e-mails and phone calls.

bimodal IT

The Risks and Rewards of Bimodal IT

Today's tech challenges increasingly require both traditional and experimental solutions. Here's how a bimodal approach can impact the IT organization.

Wright State University

Getting Smart About Business Intelligence

Wright State University revamped its approach to data and built a self-service BI tool that puts powerful drill-down capabilities in the hands of users across the university.



USD

Bringing Location-Based Learning to Life

The University of San Diego built a Web-based collaboration tool that connects classroom concepts with real-world locations and discoveries.

active learning classroom design

6 Secrets of Active Learning Classroom Design

While the basic elements of active learning classrooms are well known, no one-size-fits-all template exists. Here's how to achieve the custom fit your school needs.

telepresence robot

Telepresence Robots Attend Campus Tours, Classes and More at Oral Roberts U

Oral Roberts University is exploring the potential of real-time, streaming, mobile telepresence tech.

bring your own everything

Tackling BYOE in Higher Ed

Four higher ed IT leaders discuss the "bring your own everything" phenomenon, its impact on teaching and learning, and its challenges and opportunities.

Purdue distance learning classroom

Designing Learning Spaces for Both Online and On-Campus Delivery

Purdue University found a way to create a flexible and inviting learning space for on-campus learners while also delivering high-quality audio and video recording for distance students.