Professional Development


Longwood U Upgrades Security Awareness Training System

Longwood University has gone public with an upgrade it performed over the summer to the application that delivers security awareness training on campus.

Reviewers Unhappy with Portfolio 'Stuff' Demand Evidence

Evidence-based learning concepts can help re-frame the portfolio process so that ePortfolios will become more useful assessment tools, both for demonstrating individual student achievement and for institutional and program evaluation or accreditation review.

10 Rules of Teaching in this Century

We’ve been predicting a technology revolution for decades, and actually, it happened 5 years ago. We are now past the tipping point. As the revolution gathers momentum, many higher education institutions are clean-sheet redesigning teaching, learning, assessment, and career development. The 10 rules in this article suggest the depth of change that’s occurring on campus.

User Conference Focuses on Classroom Clickers in Higher Ed

Turning Technologies has opened registration for its annual user conference for higher education. Turning Tech is the maker of classroom response systems ("classroom clickers") and other tools for collaboration in learning.

Pitch and Woo: Dealing with Faculty Resistance

Giving faculty immediate support, a safe way to try new tools, and a strong sense of ownership can go a long way toward overcoming resistance to new technology.

Report from the Campus Technology 2010 Executive Summit

At the CT2010 Executive Summit on July 19 in Boston, the morning session was dedicated to a scan of the IT environment in higher education; the afternoon would focus participants’ attention on leadership issues. Discussions suggested that the trend to exclude top IT leaders from the president’s inner strategic circle was premature and perhaps ill advised. And that CIOs who represent their jobs as primarily or exclusively maintaining IT operations may be missing significant national trends and changes.

Velcro to the Campus

Online advising programs can provide critical academic services to distance learning students who otherwise might feel untethered from their schools.

Arizona Universities Team To Help Teachers Learn New Tech

The University of Arizona and Arizona State University are teaming up to help middle and high school teachers learn how to use new technologies in the classroom.

Higher Education IT in the 'New Normal'

CT asks Harvard Business School CIO Stephen Laster about the changing role of campus IT in today’s challenging economic times.

Battling the CIO Retirement Wave

After allocating time and resources over the last two years to studying chief information officer trends across the higher education space, Wayne Brown came to the conclusion that there's a mass exodus on the horizon that few institutions are aware of. Those that choose to ignore it could find themselves picking CIOs from a much smaller pool of candidates than has ever existed in the past.