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Temple University

Building University-Wide IT Accessibility

While many higher ed institutions focus mostly on Web accessibility or rely on a disability resources center to serve students in need, Temple University has ramped up its accessibility efforts across the board. Here's how.

Faculty Success Means Student Success: Supporting Online Faculty

Faculty Success Means Student Success: Supporting Online Faculty

The push for "student success" is all around us. But what about the notion of "faculty success"? CT talked recently with Michael Cottam, who believes that supporting his institution's online faculty is the most important element of creating student success at Webster University.

data analytics

9 Ways to Doom Your Data Analytics Efforts

While data has become an essential tool for decision-making on campus, analytics are a tricky business. Here are nine pitfalls to avoid.

Northern Arizona U Cleans House, Boosts Performance with New Identity Management System

Northern Arizona U Cleans House, Boosts Performance with New Identity Management System

Northern Arizona University has recently replaced its aging identity management system that authenticates and authorizes 180,000 users of everything from e-mail to the ERP system, and in the process it has consolidated resources, brought its data into strict standards compliance and boosted processing speed.

HarvardX

Innovative MOOCs Take Learning in New Directions

Recent efforts are tweaking the formula for massive open online courses and expanding their reach to new audiences.



Drexel University classroom

Cutting-Edge Student-Centric Classrooms Handle Many Pedagogies at Drexel

Two reconfigured classrooms are facilitating student collaboration and providing flexible options for teaching and learning.

Clickers Go Mobile

Clickers Go Mobile

Two universities are using a student response app to make classes more interactive, without the need for specialized hardware.

universal design for learning

Course Design that Meets More Learners' Needs

Universal Design for Learning offers a flexible framework for students who need extra support.

MakerBot Innovation Center

3D Printing Heats Up on Campus

More than just a toy for engineers, 3D printing is beginning to move from experimental tech to multi-disciplinary learning tool.

video transcoding

BYU-Idaho Supports Online Learning with Automated Video Transcoding

Brigham Young University-Idaho has automated the process of converting videos created by professors into formats required for online viewing, and the system has processed more than 13,000 video assets in the last year and a half.