UMB set out to create a toolkit that would enable hearing- and sight-impaired students to participate fully in classes.
This Florida institution cut costs, reduced travel times between campuses, and enhanced its online learning program with an HD videoconferencing setup.
Self-service help desks can improve response times and free up IT staff, but don't underestimate the work it takes to implement an effective system.
Key challenges are emerging with the growing use of open educational resources in higher education. To find out just what those challenges are and how colleges and universities are overcoming them, Campus Technology spoke with two experts on the subject.
With students drowning in debt, CT examines the role of technology in the overall cost of a college education--and its potential for reversing a pricing model that is unsustainable.
Mobile devices and data-driven decision-making tip the scales in Gartner's midyear re-evaluation of top IT trends.
Apple computers are making a big comeback on university campuses, driven by the surging popularity of the brand. For IT departments used to dealing with Windows-based PCs, this trend requires support staff to learn new skills and adopt new tools to support a growing range of platforms and devices.
Sure, voice over IP can save your schools money; but don't neglect the security aspects in your rush to get it running.
Campus Technology 2012 keynote George Siemens says, "The changing way we create and share knowledge is at the core of what's driving education. It's not the fact that we have mobiles and the Web that requires education to change, but rather that we are using these technologies to begin circumventing existing knowledge processes. And what we do with knowledge determines the types of institutions we need." Here, Campus Technology asked Siemens for his perspectives on the groundswell of change apparent in higher education.
A device-management tool is helping Seton Hill University administer its mobile network via social media--using plain English.