The University of Kansas' Innovation and Collaboration division, tasked with bringing the institution's research innovation to market, has seen revenue grow 600 percent over the past three years -- thanks to an entrepreneurial, tech-focused approach.
With the growth in online learning and mobile computing, schools need 24/7 tech support, but both outsourced and homegrown solutions pose serious challenges.
Convergent technologies have the ability to support streams of low-cost, personalized content, both at home and in college.
MOOC content can be a valuable addition to course materials, but more experimentation is needed.
As 3D printing grows in sophistication, the technology is moving from cool trick to learning tool.
A sense of isolation is a leading cause of dropout among online students. CT looks at proven strategies for building an inclusive, collegial atmosphere in online classes.
The high cost of traditional textbooks has been recognized as a likely roadblock to student success and is one of the reasons institutions are looking at the adoption of open education resources. But converting a course for OER can be a challenge for instructors. Lane Community College's OER Faculty Fellowship program offers both incentives and support for faculty adoption of OER. The college's ongoing OER adoption work of five years earned it a WCET Outstanding Work (WOW) award this fall.
Benedictine University's Luis Loubriel shares what the school is doing to make music education more interactive and better prepare students for their future careers.
Colleges are struggling to reconcile the need for students to produce cogent academic writing with the tech-fueled style of composition they use in their everyday lives.
Few colleges can match the private sector when it comes to IT salaries, but higher education has some advantages that can help level the playing field.