Educational technology experts discuss the pros and cons of BYOD vs. school-supplied mobile devices on college campuses.
With mobile computing integral to every aspect of campus life, it's important for schools to create order out of the chaos with a multiyear strategy and governance plans.
Iowa Central Community College implemented student response systems campus wide this fall. The initiative originated from the interests of faculty, and the college has kept faculty choice as the key factor in the deployment and use of the clickers in any course or program. Here, CT asks Jennifer Condon, the dean of Liberal Arts & Sciences, about the progress of the clicker initiative and lessons learned.
Researchers who need to process vast amounts of data can buy an HPC cluster or rent a cloud-based solution. Increasingly, though, scholars are opting for a third, hybrid option.
The right technology can help admissions offices better communicate with prospective students--and ultimately can lead to higher enrollments.
By migrating to a cloud-based platform, Bucknell's library services have improved the school's research capabilities while drastically cutting costs.
E-mail couldn't keep up with the communication demands of this university's fast-growing online doctoral program. So it turned to collaboration software for efficiency's sake and discovered it could help people connect better at the same time.
The University of Connecticut is among the most recent institutions to go live with the Kuali Financial System. During the Kuali Days conference in Austin this fall, Campus Technology interviewed Charles Eaton, UConn's controller, to get his comments on "the buzz" at this year's show and what it means to be a member of the Kuali community.
IT shops are turning to students to staff help desks, troubleshoot, and more. For schools, it's a way to cut costs; for students, it's a learning experience and a pathway to employment.
In the first installment of a two-part series, CT explains what Big Data is and its potential for improving student learning and success.