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A Tech Sandbox for Collaborative Learning

The Computer Information Systems department at Bentley University (MA) transformed an old computer lab into a collaborative learning space known as the CIS Learning and Technology Sandbox. Matt Somma, a senior at Bentley and tutor in the Sandbox, explains the rationale behind the transformation.

8 Free Collaboration Tools for Educators

Ready for some classroom collaboration? Check out these free apps that instructors can use to get students engaged, on task, and working together.

Google Apps Vs Microsoft Office 365

Google Apps vs. Office 365

In choosing between Microsoft's and Google's cloud offerings, schools must weigh a raft of issues ranging from regulatory compliance to interoperability--and no one solution may fit the bill.

App-ology Accepted

At the Tennessee Board of Regents, examining and disseminating mobile apps have become a new discipline.

Creating Connections for Student Success

Creating Connections for Student Success

Student affairs departments are using technology to strengthen relationships between students and their campus.



Why Is This CIO on Twitter?

One of Twitter's most prolific CIO users shares his tips for getting the most out of the platform. Plus, 8 other tweeting CIOs weigh in.

The Rise of eText

A discussion of eText and how higher education institutions can prepare for a shift from print to digital course materials and textbooks.

Tiny Radio in Class: Podcasting Returns to Campus

When students act as producers in pulling together the elements that make up a simple audio podcast, they can become better content providers in the process.

Why Your Campus Needs a Mobile Users Group

At decentralized universities, it can be difficult to share knowledge about teaching with mobile devices. A users group can help bridge the divide.

The 'Dos and Don'ts' of Synchronous Online Learning

Heed these top tips for setting up a new, or tweaking an existing, online synchronous learning initiative.