Social media can be a distraction for students — but used well, it can also invigorate teaching and learning with a relevant, immediate stream of communication. Here's how to make sure it's an asset, not a liability.
Baylor University in Waco, TX, is the sixth most influential college on Instagram, according to College Atlas, and the university attributes this success to its digital asset management (DAM) solution. The technology enables Baylor staff to post professional photos to social media outlets within seconds, so people can easily follow academic and athletic news and events.
At a school where the average age of students is 38, delivering online education requires a unique combination of tactics.
Learning scientists at the University of Notre Dame have found a sweet spot in the pairing of digital badges and eportfolios: the perfect opportunity for students to showcase learning achievements not normally featured in traditional transcripts and student records.
CT asked five IT leaders to identify the hottest trends in higher education technology today. From analytics to 3D printing, here's what should be on your radar this year.
In an era when faculty and students often consume and implement cloud services without IT involvement, higher ed institutions need a strategy for the public, hybrid and private cloud.
Old Dominion University (ODU) in Norfolk, VA, has implemented a workflow automation system to streamline the process of approving user accounts for the institution's identity management system.
By taking a close look at usage patterns in a new academic commons, researchers at Georgia Tech were able to fine-tune the space for students' mobile lifestyle.
It's generally understood that the CIO role in higher education is extremely demanding. Can former CIOs help their on-field colleagues, coaching them from the sidelines? We asked Brian Voss.
In the early days of piloting Google Glass for hands-on, experiential learning, SUNY Cobleskill's CIO shares what IT and faculty are learning from the project.