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A Simple DIY Approach to Tracking and Improving Student Learning Outcomes

A professor and former dean of performance excellence at San Antonio College uses Excel data to inform his instruction and achieve better learning outcomes for his students.

Partnerships and the Future of Research Universities in America

Freeman Hrabowski considers the need research universities have to become more inclusive in terms of working with agencies and other partners at multiple, different levels.

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Getting IT and Libraries on the Same DAM Page

Despite being a strategic priority for IT, digital asset management has been a slow process at Smith College. Here's how IT and the library are working together to meet their DAM goals.

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When Actors Replace Instructors as On-Camera Talent

If your school has been producing course videos the same way for years, it may be time to update your technique to make sure students are still watching. Purdue shares lessons learned from an unconventional approach.

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Student-Built App Gamifies Learning at Old Dominion U

Packed with goal-oriented learning tools, the iAchieveODU mobile app helps students manage their studies and find the information they need to succeed.

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UMich Labs Scale Up Instructional Innovations

This new office at the University of Michigan is in charge of scaling up digital learning experimentation.

Tools for the flipped classroom

5 Free (or Low-Cost) Tools for Flipped Learning

From screencasting to interactive presentations, here are some resources to get a flipped class off the ground.

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Collaborative Learning and Online Assessments Enhance Developmental Math at Ohio University-Chillicothe

Michael Lafreniere, associate professor of environmental engineering technology and mathematics at Ohio University-Chillicothe has been using an online instructional system in his developmental math classes, and he has made those classes more efficient and effective through online assessment, responsive teaching and collaborative learning.

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5 Keys to Flipped Learning Success

Flipping the classroom isn't easy, but many instructors have found it to be well worth the effort. Here's some advice for making flipped learning work.

Reducing the Surface Area of Cyber Risk: IU's IT-28 Initiative

How can higher education institutions reduce their exposure to cyber risks? Speaking with CT from the Internet2 Global Summit in Washington, DC, Brad Wheeler, VP for IT and CIO at Indiana University and Paul Howell, Internet2's Chief Cyber Infrastructure Security Officer, examine IU's cyber risk mitigation policy.