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math readiness

Solving the Math Readiness Problem

Blended learning and adaptive software are helping the state of Tennessee make sure its high school graduates are prepared for college-level mathematics.

IT communication

How To Bridge the IT Communication Gap

A little finesse goes a long way in communicating with tech-challenged users — and more important, it can bolster IT's strategic role across the university.

iPad lessons learned

7 Lessons from a Systemwide iPad Program

For the past year, Globe Education Network's private and career colleges, universities and training centers have been integrating iPads into every academic program. Here's what they learned along the way.

Innovation: Moving Analytics to Action

We may think of analytics as a maturing area in higher education, but there's still plenty of room for innovation. The real challenge now is to move analytics to action, says Russ Little, PAR's new Chief Innovation Officer.

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Mobile "Edutainment" Means Serious Learning at Georgia Regents University

For GRU, developing mobile technology that both entertains and instructs is not just a theoretical goal — it's a whole new approach to education.



Building on Competency-Based Education

CT talked with Argosy University System's vice chancellor for academic affairs to learn how that institution tackled competency-based education — creating the first WASC-accredited MBA in its region based on a direct assessment, competency model. Now, Argosy is developing hybrid approaches that combine direct assessment with traditional seat time-based courses.

video management

When YouTube Isn't Enough To Manage Your Campus Video Content

How two groups of higher ed institutions in New York state are tackling the video management challenge and sharing content across multiple schools.  

University of Arizona Smart Planner

Building a Better Academic Planning Tool

The University of Arizona ditched its course catalog in favor of an interactive system for navigating course options and optimizing the route to a degree.

5 Accessible Design Tips for Blended Courses

5 Accessible Design Tips for Blended Courses

Revamping a course to be accessible to students with physical or learning disabilities can help make it more accessible to everybody else too.

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University Center of Lake County Solves Print Management Headaches with Self-Serve Stations

University Center of Lake County (UCLC), a satellite campus facility serving 19 colleges and universities in Illinois, has made it easier for students, faculty and corporate visitors to access copy and print services, while reducing administrative overhead for its staff.