As MOOCs are made available for credit, credible--scalable--assessment options are essential. CT looks at the options.
Determined not to be caught off-guard by changing technology needs on campus, the University of Houston is revamping its wireless infrastructure and piloting the upcoming 802.11ac WiFi standard.
What do massive open online courses mean for the future of higher education?
Community colleges have always served their communities beyond traditional academic programs and course offerings. Here, a CIO talks about his opportunities to influence the future of broadband access in his region.
This University of Arizona professor is taking his historic environments for Harlem and Montmartre to an exponentially more powerful immersive platform to engage students. While he's at it, can he help a web company previously focused on adults-only content expand its offerings to education as well?
MOOCs' massive class sizes can breed a sense of isolation, but they also offer unique opportunities for student interaction and collaboration.
The sheer size and diversity of the student body in a MOOC force faculty to use strategies for planning, teaching, and assessment that differ radically from those used in traditional classes.
Combining in-class instruction with high-quality MOOCs may resolve some of the hurdles facing stand-alone MOOCs, but questions about cost and the impact on faculty remain unanswered.
This university's efforts to centralize on a new enterprise platform for surveys is succeeding because the evaluation went way beyond technology.
There's good reason to step back--even when things are ticking along smoothly--and examine where we really stand in the world of broadband technologies. As comfortable as we might be when things seem to be working, there are visionary leaders who are reminding us that we could do better.