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Hacking the Classroom: Purdue U's Approach to Augmented Learning

Informatics Director Kyle Bowen explains how Purdue U is once again "hacking the classroom" by tying together the disparate apps and devices students bring with them, all in an effort to improve the ways in which technology can enhance teaching and learning.

E-Learning: Tips for Student Success

Two schools share what tools they use to improve student engagement and commitment in their distance learning programs.

Go Mobile or Kiss Future Students Goodbye

In the competitive world of student recruitment, schools must recognize that today's students are finding--and judging--them on their mobile offerings.

802.11ac: Future-Proofing the Wireless Campus

Determined not to be caught off-guard by changing technology needs on campus, the University of Houston is revamping its wireless infrastructure and piloting the upcoming 802.11ac WiFi standard.

Assessment Tools for MOOCs

Assessment Tools for MOOCs

As MOOCs are made available for credit, credible--scalable--assessment options are essential. CT looks at the options.



The Rise of MOOCs

What do massive open online courses mean for the future of higher education?

The Community College as a Portal to Everything Else

Community colleges have always served their communities beyond traditional academic programs and course offerings. Here, a CIO talks about his opportunities to influence the future of broadband access in his region.

Reliving History: Virtual Reality in the Classroom

This University of Arizona professor is taking his historic environments for Harlem and Montmartre to an exponentially more powerful immersive platform to engage students. While he's at it, can he help a web company previously focused on adults-only content expand its offerings to education as well?

Building a Sense of Community in MOOCs

Building a Sense of Community in MOOCs

MOOCs' massive class sizes can breed a sense of isolation, but they also offer unique opportunities for student interaction and collaboration.

How to Convert a Class Into a MOOC

How to Convert a Classroom Course Into a MOOC

The sheer size and diversity of the student body in a MOOC force faculty to use strategies for planning, teaching, and assessment that differ radically from those used in traditional classes.