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Collaborating Via Web Conference

Advances in videoconferencing technology make it much easier for students and faculty to work together, regardless of where they are located.

Giving Classroom Polling a Second Chance

A Pennsylvania college gives classroom polling a second shot after an earlier, failed attempt to equip teachers with an alternate assessment tool.

Small Colleges Take Giant Steps into the Cloud

Small schools with limited IT resources are discovering that cloud-based services can give them a competitive edge.

The Rosetta Stone of Student Success Data

This week, WCET announced that the Predictive Analytics Reporting Framework (PAR) project data definitions are now to be offered under Creative Commons licensing. CT asked Russ Little, who serves as project director for the student success plan at Sinclair Community College what this means not only for PAR member institutions like his, but for other community colleges and the higher education community in general.

Cost Savings in the Cloud

Cost Savings in the Cloud

For any institution looking to shift ERP systems to the cloud, big savings can be achieved--but only if the school has properly prepped before negotiations begin. These 3 steps can help.



Student Crowdsourcing on Campus

Students aren't shy about sharing their ideas for improving the campus experience. They just need to know that somebody's paying attention, as the Student Council at the University of Virginia has learned.

Helping Faculty Leverage Social Media

Mobile and social apps can address a range of instructional challenges, if faculty can be persuaded to adopt them.

Hot or Not 2013

What's Hot, What's Not 2013

As we embark on a new year, CT asks five IT experts to pick the winners and losers among the trends swirling in higher education.

6 Expert Tips for Flipping the Classroom

6 Expert Tips for Flipping the Classroom

Three leaders in flipped classroom instruction share their best practices for creating a classroom experience guaranteed to inspire lifelong learning.

The Taming of the MOOC--With ePortfolio Evidence

How ePortfolios can help "tame" the flood of openness and educational opportunity arising with MOOCs and other new modalities.