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Attention Please! Getting Students to Tune In

This CUNY Skunkworks project sought a way to make sure students arrived on time and stayed alert throughout the entire class.

How to Earn a Graduate Degree on a Smartphone

With the help of a smartphone or tablet, graduate engineering students at USC can access live streaming lectures, and interact with their lecturer and fellow students.

Everything You Need to Know About LinkedIn University Pages

Now that LinkedIn is targeting colleges and universities with its professional social networking service, it's time for schools to sort out what kind of commitment to make and dive in.

ePortfolio Leaders: In Utah, A Community College Sets the Pace of Change

CT talks with Salt Lake Community College's ePortfolio leaders about that institution's ePortfolio initiative and its leadership in the state.

A MOOC Platform Based on Engagement

Eschewing the talking-head approach of mainstream MOOCs, NovoEd stakes its claim on MOOCs that emphasize student-centered learning and collaboration.



Going Full Throttle with Webinars at Embry-Riddle

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University introduced webinars to put a spotlight on faculty expertise and give students "out of classroom" training opportunities. But, really, they're actually becoming a key part of campus recruitment.

The Online State

Florida: The Online State

Florida is leading the nation with its online education initiatives. A new online-only public university program now promises to shake up higher education beyond the state's borders.

When Students Cannot Compute

When Students Can't Compute

Online education promises learning opportunities for all, but too many community college students lack the tech skills--and the access--to take advantage of these resources. CT takes a closer look at the problem.

Faculty Review Windows 8 Tablet PCs

Faculty Review: Windows 8 Tablet PCs

A professor at SMU puts three Windows 8 tablet PCs through their paces in the classroom.

iOS 7 Release Caused Huge Traffic Spike on Campus Networks

As thousands of students updated their Apple devices to iOS 7 last month, some wireless networks struggled to handle the traffic surge, while others were smooth sailing.