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Rethinking Student Innovations

In the nearly two years that Duke University's Innovation Co-Lab has been operating as a forum for allowing students to reinvent IT on campus, it has allowed itself to be re-invented too.

San Diego State Slashes Its Transcript Evaluation Time

San Diego State Slashes Its Transcript Evaluation Time

San Diego State University has reduced its transcript evaluation process from eight weeks to two days, even during peak periods, by implementing a new scanning process that automatically reads and records transcript data faster and more accurately than before.

e-portfolio mistakes to avoid

4 Common E-Portfolio Mistakes To Avoid

Electronic portfolio projects have great potential to impact learning, assessment, and professional development. Yet expanding e-portfolios campuswide and sustaining the program isn't easy. Here are four pitfalls to watch out for.

Open Pedagogy: Connection, Community, and Transparency

In a Q&A with CT, Virginia Commonwealth University's Associate Director for Online Learning Innovation Tom Woodward examines the "blend of strategies, technologies, and networked communities that make the process and products of education more transparent, understandable, and available to all the people involved."

SUNY Cobleskill WAVE-ExSEL team

Getting Started with Google Glass

SUNY Cobleskill has embarked on a rigorous pilot using Google Glass for hands-on, experiential learning. To kick off a series of articles chronicling the experience, the institution's CIO shares the origins of the project, the support team involved and the plans that are already unfolding for future campus and corporate collaborations.



cybersecurity research

Students Get Hands-On Experience with Open Testbed for Cybersecurity Research

The free, open-infrastructure DETERLab provides exercises for students to learn cybersecurity techniques by getting their arms around attacks and defenses.

Gainful Employment final regulation 2014

Federal Rulemaking: The Challenges of Gainful Employment

The newly released Gainful Employment regulations will cost colleges and universities an average of $51.55 per student per year to implement and could place a substantial burden on campus IT departments.

The Quest for Data that Really Impacts Student Success

As colleges and universities accumulate more and more information from campus systems, researchers are looking for ways to turn big data into learning insights.

Internet of Things

How Will Campus Networks Handle the Internet of Things' 26 Billion Devices?

The exponential growth of the Internet of Things will challenge college and university wireless networks with large quantities of data, security concerns, bandwidth demands and more.

Flipping the Lecture Hall

Flipping the Traditional Lecture Hall

Columbia University is experimenting with the flipped classroom model in large lecture courses.