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4 Tips for Mobile Success On Campus

Here are four ways to make sure your college is ready to host the many different mobile devices that are making their way onto campus.

3D Tech: More Than a "Wow" Factor

Although some educators see 3D technology as another tech gimmick, it has the possibility to revolutionize training in a host of disciplines--and cut costs.

Highly Collaborative Classroom Furniture

Cutting-edge learning spaces are designed with flexibility and collaboration in mind, right down to the modular tables and chairs.

Mobile Apps That Make IT's Life Easier

Six IT professionals share their favorite tools for tackling both tech and everyday tasks.

Привет! 你好! أهلاً ! Bonjour! Hello…to Online Language Learning that Works

Most classroom models for world language instruction inherently limit the amount of exposure and immersion available to students. The result is frustration coupled with a fundamentally limited world language experience. Armed with a new model for online language courses, BYU Independent Study (BYU-IS) has set out to change that.



The Data-Storage Crisis

With the amount of data predicted to grow 800 percent by 2016, higher ed faces a desperate race to develop strategies to store and manage the tidal wave of information.

Size Matters: How Consortia Get Better Cloud Deals

For cloud implementations, consortia can do much of the heavy lifting when it comes to due diligence and contract negotiations--and they can save schools a lot of money.

Putting Pinterest to the Test

Two universities have found image sharing site Pinterest useful in very different ways—one in documenting a political convention, the other in sharing objects from its library archives. Both have succeeded in engaging students. See how.

Opening Up Learning Analytics for the Community College

The Open Academic Analytics Initiative, an NGLC grant recipient, is seeking to engender an ecosystem for learning analytics based on open source technologies. Its research includes scaling factors for learner analytics, the portability of predictive models among different types of academic institutions, and intervention strategies that leverage Open Educational Resources. Marist College, the lead institution on the grant, has partnered with two community colleges and two HBCUs to accomplish OAAI goals.

Access Denied

Making university websites and course content accessible may be the law, but many institutions have a long way to go toward compliance. CT looks at three key elements of a more proactive approach to accessibility on campus.