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Is IT the Worm in the Apple?

IT criticism of the iPad's enterprise-readiness has readers crying foul. Does the problem lie in IT intransigence, or could Apple be doing more?

Faculty Training? Head to Bee School

Faculty take the fall for too many failed IT initiatives. It's time to focus on what IT departments are doing to drive faculty away.

My Life as a MOOC Dropout

Lost in a class of thousands, a MOOC enrollee yearns for a sense of community and shared learning.

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.