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5 Hurdles to OER Adoption

Here are five obstacles that OER champions are facing in higher education and a few tips to work past them.

Licensing Solar Power

Licensing Solar Power

Power purchasing agreements allow universities to harness solar power without large capital outlays. Two schools share their insights about the benefits and how to set one up right.

Can Green Tech Save Cash

Can Green Tech Save Cash?

Gone are the days when green campus initiatives were a balm to the soul and a drain on the wallet. Today's environmental initiatives are all about saving lots of green--in every sense of the word.

rSmart: A Focus on Kuali

rSmart, the Scottsdale, AZ-based technology solutions provider known for its implementation and support services for education market instances of the open source Sakai (collaboration and learning environment) and Kuali (administrative systems and software suite) platforms, announced on April 11 that Asahi Net International, a company operating in New York with roots in Japan, had acquired the Sakai division of its business. CT asked rSmart CEO Chris Coppola about the acquisition, and about rSmart’s increased focus on the Kuali part of its business.

Creating New Learning Spaces on a Budget

Three colleges transform aging buildings and classrooms into smart, collaborative learning spaces—without breaking the budget. Here's how.



How to Keep Your IT Project From Becoming a Disaster

A disciplined approach to risk management can help you prepare for the worst and prevent unexpected problems from derailing your project.

IT Does Not Love iPads

IT Does Not Love iPads

Students and faculty may love them, but IT personnel get a major headache when they try to integrate Apple tablets--and the company's TV technology--in an enterprise setting.

The New Varsity Letters: BYOD = NAC + MDM

To protect sensitive data in the BYOD era, schools must take a more closed, corporate approach, blending network access control and mobile device management.

Lone Star College System Adopts New LMS to Boost Student Completion

LSCS aims to improve student completion rates for its on-campus and distance learning students by migrating to a new learning management system.

4 Ways to Bolster Your Hacker Defenses

CT asked four security experts for their tips and best practices for staying ahead of security threats on campus.