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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.

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.

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.

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.

The Right Blend for Learning

For hybrid courses, finding the right blend of online and face-to-face instruction can be achieved only through experimentation--and will differ from class to class.

4 Keys to a Better Hybrid

Blended learning can improve student performance and help schools meet strategic goals, but success depends on laying a solid foundation first.

Enhancing Coursework With Social Tools

Social media offer a way for students to collaborate in a familiar environment, whether in a public forum, private network, or somewhere in between.

Digital Badges for Today's Students

As changing student demographics make it harder for today's learners to earn a four-year degree, educators are experimenting with smaller credentialing steps, such as digital badges.