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3 Ways to Revamp Your University Website

3 Ways to Revamp Your University Website

If your institution's website doesn't pull in students, it's time for a revamp. Here's how universities are reorganizing their web content, integrating enterprise applications, and adapting to mobile devices.

Getting Your Money

Getting Your Money's Worth From Integrators

With the use of video exploding in higher education, it's vital for schools to plan scalable A/V systems that work seamlessly. Consultants and integrators may be your best bet.

6 Secrets to Managing IT Projects

6 Secrets to Managing IT Projects

Despite a glaring need for specialist project managers, universities tend to embark on major IT implementations without their services. CT shares 6 ways to make the best of a less-than-ideal situation.

How Badges Really Work in Higher Education

Digital badge initiatives at colleges and universities across the country are challenging assumptions about learning and assessment.

Game On! Engaging IT Students at Kaplan U

This online university set out to discover whether the use of gaming techniques could help students get beyond whatever obstructions were holding them back in one crucial gatekeeper course. The results were dramatic.



The Essence of MOOCs: Multi-Venue, Non-Linear, Learner-Initiated Learning

"MOOCs represent the logical outcome of the move toward learner-initiated learning," says Trent Batson, "If the vast majority of learners in the global connected culture are not enrolled in college, education has to extend to those new learners." Here, Batson takes another look at the phenomenon known as massive open online courses--what MOOCs are, and what they aren't.

How Mobile is Your Mobile App?

Instead of shoveling functionality from its website into a mobile app, the Fox School of Business built an app featuring only those tools that students need while on the go.

5 Keys to Engaging Faculty With IT

5 Keys to Engaging Faculty With IT

Faculty development remains one of the biggest impediments to the wider use of technology in education. CT looks at five strategies that schools have implemented successfully to increase faculty engagement.

When Does Telepresence Make Sense

When Does Telepresence Make Sense?

With the growing success of asynchronous online classes, why are some schools adopting room-based telepresence systems for distance learning?

Forget MOOCs--Your Biggest Problem is Bandwidth!

New applications, devices, and modes of learning are responsible for an ever-escalating bandwidth demand that colleges and universities can't afford to ignore.