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Disrupting Higher Education

"Disruption" is one of the most overused buzzwords in education today, according to education industry watcher Michelle R. Weise, and yet most people don't really know what it means.

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Replacement Versus Transformation: Tips for Taking a Printed Work Digital

Jonathan Blake Huer, director of emerging technologies and media development at Ball State University, shares his checklist that faculty can use to help them transition their work from print to digital.

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The Credit Transfer Approach that Boosted Enrollment by 13%

Ohio-based Franklin U found a way to mash marketing and IT to help shape the student experience in choosing a new school. The results are amazing.

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Engaging Students with Active Learning

According to Perry Samson, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor at University of Michigan, if your goal is to improve student outcomes, employ active learning techniques.

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Where Flipped Learning Research Is Going

While most agree that the flipped classroom model benefits learning, researchers are delving into the details and exploring the many facets of a flip.



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Boosting Cell Signals for a Better-Connected Campus

When cellular carriers cannot solve coverage problems on campus, universities turn to signal boosters to fill in the gaps.

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U Central Florida Enhances IT Security with Privileged Account Management System

The University of Central Florida has implemented a new password management system to provide IT staff with privileged access to the enterprise systems it uses to support the campus.

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A Data Commons for Scientific Discovery

The Open Cloud Consortium is working to meet the collaboration and data-management needs of multi-institution big data projects.

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Free iPhone App Brings LSU Admissions Team Together for Conference Calls

After struggling to hold meetings over conference bridges and Skype sessions, Louisiana State University's team of admissions counselors have found an app that helps them conduct conference calls easily and keep in touch at all times.

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5 Lecture Capture Hacks for More Engaging Videos

The best flipped courses provide students with compelling, interactive learning content to hold their attention outside of class. Here are five ways to take lecture videos to the next level.