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Why Your University Needs More Student IT Workers

Student employees account for more than half of Southern Illinois University's IT staff. Here's why the benefits of student labor outweigh the risks.

Google Glass in the classroom

Wearable Learning

Technologies like Google Glass have great educational potential — with or without the high-priced hardware.

CT Behind the Scenes

We've been working on new online features and more to provide the information and resources you crave.

Kickstarting Education

If crowdfunding can take a university to the moon, how else can technology drive student learning in the 21st century?

Analytics at Scale

MOOCs should be the Holy Grail of student data, but they aren't there yet.



Quickening the Pace of Change

Futurist thinking can lead to new possibilities in the here-and-now.

Beyond the MOOC Hype

What new tech trends will knock massive open online courses out of the spotlight this year?

Lighting the Dark Ages

Competency-based education can illuminate what time-based degrees do not.

Do Students Have the 'Write' Stuff?

Web 2.0 tools and texting are changing how students write. As long as they express themselves well, maybe it's a good thing.

On the Wrong Side of the Digital Divide

For the good of the nation and our students, the US needs better broadband.