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Flipping with MOOCs

For a Better Flip, Try MOOCs

Innovative faculty are running MOOCs and flipped-format on-campus courses on the same schedule and having the two groups interact online — with interesting results.

The Changing Cost of Open Source

The Changing Cost of Open Source

At one time higher ed wanted community-built software because of the $0 price tag; now many universities are paying somebody else to keep open source projects moving forward.

Support for flipping faculty

3 Ways to Support Flipping Faculty

Reinventing classes in a flipped format takes a lot of time and effort. Here's how three institutions have created a support structure for faculty making the switch.

How to Build an Active Learning Program

How can IT leaders encourage the creating and use of active learning spaces on campus? Focus on overall goals and outcomes before the technology.

Internet2: Buildign  community for innovation

Internet2: Building a Community for Innovation

It takes a community to innovate — CT talked with Florence Hudson about her new role as Internet2's senior VP and chief innovation officer.



Christie Brio

U West Florida Uses BYOD Content-Sharing System for Collaborative Problem Solving

The Innovation Institute at the University of West Florida is using a digital collaboration system that lets people share content on a single screen from their own laptops, tablets and smartphones, so they can more easily discuss ideas and solve problems together.

Temple University

Building University-Wide IT Accessibility

While many higher ed institutions focus mostly on Web accessibility or rely on a disability resources center to serve students in need, Temple University has ramped up its accessibility efforts across the board. Here's how.

Faculty Success Means Student Success: Supporting Online Faculty

Faculty Success Means Student Success: Supporting Online Faculty

The push for "student success" is all around us. But what about the notion of "faculty success"? CT talked recently with Michael Cottam, who believes that supporting his institution's online faculty is the most important element of creating student success at Webster University.

Northern Arizona U Cleans House, Boosts Performance with New Identity Management System

Northern Arizona U Cleans House, Boosts Performance with New Identity Management System

Northern Arizona University has recently replaced its aging identity management system that authenticates and authorizes 180,000 users of everything from e-mail to the ERP system, and in the process it has consolidated resources, brought its data into strict standards compliance and boosted processing speed.

data analytics

9 Ways to Doom Your Data Analytics Efforts

While data has become an essential tool for decision-making on campus, analytics are a tricky business. Here are nine pitfalls to avoid.