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Boycott iOS?

Let's put some pressure on Apple to make its devices enterprise-friendly.

What Readers Want to See

A recent competition offered an insight into the IT issues that CT readers consider most important.

8 Considerations for Online Text

Are your students reading what you're displaying? Professor of Instructional Technology Scott Fredrickson and Associate Professor of Educational Administration Patricia Hoehner, both of the University of Nebraska at Kearney, provide eight factors to consider when presenting text for online courses.

Make My Data

The benefits of Big Data are prompting changes in everything from degree programs to how universities are structured and governed.

A Seat at the Table at Last

One result of the Year of the MOOC is that IT is finally getting a say in the strategic direction of the institution.



Micro- and Macro-Blogging: 3 Major Differences and Their Benefits to Instruction

Although similar, macro- and micro-blogging differ from one another in important ways. Recognizing those distinctions can help instructors find new ways to engage learners and improve outcomes.

Student Success Is More Than a Numbers Game

While predictive analytics can help students succeed, we must not lose sight of the fact that college is also a time of exploration and self-discovery.

Will MOOC-hers Overwhelm the System?

In the wake of a dramatic power struggle at the University of Virginia, the potential for online learning to rescue higher education is receiving even greater scrutiny.

In Online Learning, Vive L'Evolution

Despite the hoopla surrounding the launch of MOOCs and edX, smaller institutions and for-profits have been steadily improving online learning for years. Post University shares its strategy for online success.

Maximizing the Instructional Impact of Videoconferencing

The spread of cheap and powerful videoconferencing tools had led to widespread adoption of the technology in an effort to lower costs and put resources to better use. But Education Consultant and Executive Director of Academic Programs and Faculty at Daymar Colleges Group Ruth Reynard argues that it can improve teaching and learning as well.