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Research: What Value Does a Degree or Certificate Hold for the Adult Learner?

The University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) and Hobsons completed a pilot study during AY 2013-2014 of adult learners at eight participating higher education institutions. The investigators have just released "Measuring Impact: Findings From a Study of Adult Student Gains and Satisfaction." CT asked Jim Fong, Director of the UPCEA Center for Research & Consulting and Todd Bloom, Chief Academic Officer at Hobsons for their comments.

Wayne State University Academica Portal

Rethinking the Campus Web Portal

Wayne State University is rolling out a homegrown portal focused on real-time, two-way communication and better anticipating users' needs.

2 Great Techniques for the Flipped Classroom

2 Great Techniques for the Flipped Classroom

Inspire more student engagement in a flipped class with these two pedagogy-driven methods.

Deploying Library Discovery Services Statewide

Deploying Library Discovery Services Statewide

Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) has implemented a delivery and discovery service for its library resources throughout the state.

University of Oklahoma The Core active learning classroom

Tech Basics for Active, Collaborative Learning

Classrooms designed for active and collaborative learning are transforming the teaching and learning experience for students and faculty.



Motivate and Engage Online Learners All Semester Long

Motivate and Engage Online Learners All Semester Long

These 10 strategies can help keep learners on track to successfully finish your online course.

Howard Salis

Building DNA in the Cloud

Penn State researcher Howard Salis created a simple tool for a complex process — DNA sequencing — and turned it into a highly scalable, on-demand system that serves scientists all over the world.

A Collaborative for Student Success and Institutional Comparisons

Joined by more than 20 member institutions to date, PAR is a growing not-for-profit collaborative venture that pools normalized (and anonymized) data to support research on student success and create predictive models and strategies for intervention. With 1.8 million-plus records in its dataset, PAR is offering its members highly reliable data modeling for student success, as well as a new potential for comparative institutional research.

University of Oklahoma One Digital Initiative

Leading a University Into the Digital Future

The University of Oklahoma's One University Digital Initiative is a technology strategy for a broad, sweeping campaign to ensure the university will take its place in the digital realm.

Cutting-Edge Tech Gives Students an Orientation in Experiential Learning

Cutting-Edge Tech Gives Students an Orientation in Experiential Learning

NYU's Stern School of Business transformed its student orientation process into a two-day program focused on collaborative learning and innovative tech tools.