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Transformers: Building an Active Learning Faculty

Ball State University has long believed in the value of immersive learning experiences. Now faculty practices are undergoing transformation through immersion in a learning community dedicated to the precepts of active learning.

Missouri State U Improves Learning Outcomes With Flipped Course

Missouri State University (MSU) has implemented a flipped classroom model for its Introductory Psychology course, resulting in dramatic improvements in student learning outcomes and course completion rates.

Finding the Momentum: An E-Portfolio Implementation Success Story

At Chattanooga State Community College, campus leaders charged with a new e-portfolio program implementation demonstrated an exceptional gift: the ability to identify pockets of interest on campus and turn them into a driving force. After a modest, one-year pilot of 200 users, campus leaders watched a full, campus wide implementation grow to 2,300 student, faculty, and staff e-portfolios in its first year.

A Mobile App Built on Centralized Content

A Mobile App Built on Centralized Content

In developing its own mobile app, the University of Richmond built a unified Web and mobile infrastructure that personalizes content for each user, eliminates silos and has resulted in a highly efficient use of resources.

Enhancing a MOOC With Adaptive Learning

A new adaptive learning engine -- dubbed "MOOCulus" -- developed at Ohio State University is giving students in a calculus MOOC coursework tuned to their individual skill levels



A Security Framework Tailor-Made for Higher Ed

This free spreadsheet tool from Educause can help identify gaps in a college or university security profile and kick-start a security conversation on campus.

Northwestern U Streamlines Research Purchasing With Open Source System

Northwestern University in Illinois has implemented a custom transaction processing system for its core facilities that lets researchers place orders and makes it easier for core facility directors to track, fulfill and bill for those orders.

The New CIO: Bruce Maas

5 higher ed chief information officers discuss their changing role on campus.

Community College Uses Student Tracking Software to Improve Completion Rates

Harper College, a two-year community college in Illinois, is using early warning and student tracking software as part of its Project Success initiative, which identifies and tracks students who are at risk of not completing their diploma or certificate programs and then intervenes to ensure those students have the guidance they need to help them complete their courses.

How to Prepare for a Successful CRM Implementation

Allegheny College's associate director of IT offers six lessons learned from a recent constituent relationship management rollout.