Administrative/Business Tools


Hackathon Conjures New Features for Student Success

According to Hobsons, the hackathon drew about 50 developers, web designers and user experience experts to team up over three days to build programs for use by college students and their advisors.

Southern New Hampshire U Managing Growth With New SIS

Southern New Hampshire University is simplifying administrative processes and unifying data across the institution with a new student information system.



Hyland Upgrades OnBase with Mobile Capabilities and More

Hyland today announced the latest version of its flagship OnBase platform, boasting "greater configurability, enhanced mobile capabilities and expanded integration options."

USD Voice: Changing the Conversation with Students

University of San Diego Vice Provost and Chief Information Officer Christopher W. Wessells explores how a program that uses natural language processing, USD Voice, is enhancing his institution's communications with students.

Richard Culatta Has Big Dreams for ISTE

Richard Culatta, the new CEO of ISTE, recently spoke with THE Journal about his experiences in education and ed tech, as well as his plans for ISTE as it prepares for its big summer conference this month in San Antonio, TX.

New Department of Ed IDEA Site Live and Generating Heat

Feedback is trickling in on the U.S. Department of Education's new website dedicated to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Since February, the site has been undergoing a redesign, based at least in part on comments from 130 people who provided feedback during the design process. The new site went live June 1.

Ivy Tech Community College Extends Blackboard Partnership to 2020

Indiana’s largest public postsecondary institution, Ivy Tech Community College, has extended its partnership with Blackboard through 2020 to continue enrollment and retention efforts.

Inside Arizona State U's All-in-One Help Center

Arizona State University turned its help desk into a “front door” for a broad range of campus services — IT and otherwise. Here's how.

You've Been Hacked! Explaining Cybersecurity to Students in an Interconnected Era

Computer hackers, also known as cybercriminals, are infiltrating our world with ever-increasing sophistication. It is critical that students understand both the benefits and risks of their devices — especially their smartphones. Educators have an important role to play in helping students understand and safely navigate an internet-connected world.

Report Proposes Ethical Practices for Use of Predictive Analytics in Higher Ed

The latest report on predictive analytics from New America proposes five guidelines for ensuring the ethical use of student data in recruiting and retention, such as the avoidance of bias in predictive models and algorithms.

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