The conversion from printed instructional content to digital content is inevitable. Just as the music industry progressed from vinyl to tape to CD and now to digital formats, so progresses the instructional content industry. With any change comes some level of resistance, doubt, and barriers to progress. The conversion from printed to digital content is no exception. Here, we'll propose initiatives to overcome these barriers.
How two institutions are using big data and analytics to shape the student experience.
Thinking of starting an iPad initiative on campus? UMass Boston shares its experiences for launching a successful program that will thrive.
With students and faculty now accessing applications in the cloud, IT departments should consider the merits of federating, centralizing--and even outsourcing--identity management. The rewards? Greater security, convenience, and lower costs.
The CIO of Lone Star College System shares his experience in evaluating the potential of virtual desktops.
When it comes to mobile, can campus users be left to their own devices? Universities are increasingly turning to mobile device management solutions to create some order--and security--whether the devices are BYO or institutionally owned.
High-tech, interactive "sandbox" classrooms don't have to cost big bucks.
The launch of an accredited MOOC degree by a major university may be risky, but it almost certainly changes the landscape of higher education for good.
Two colleges tap into the power of big data and analytics to help improve student success.
At Union County College, an adaptive learning strategy helps college bound students prepare for success in college-credit bearing courses over the summer--potentially avoiding developmental ed courses when they enter college in the fall.