Recognizing mobile technology's ubiquity and reach into students' lives, its rapid technical evolution, and its unique transformative potential for education, the Tennessee Board of Regents has included mobilization as an important part of its strategic plan. As Associate Vice Chancellor for Mobilization and Emerging Technology, Robbie Melton oversees mobilization strategies and initiatives for TBR. Here, Melton shares how she works to build and extend TBR's model for strategic mobilization.
Educause and Internet2 have launched a new pilot program intended to give universities and colleges nationwide the chance to explore and evaluate digital educational materials, such as e-textbooks, from more than 50 providers, including Courseload, CourseSmart, and McGraw-Hill Education.
ShareStream recently unveiled a new version of its video extension for teaching and learning that integrates with Desire2Learn's learning management system, Learning Environment.
At the American Public University System, creating an online library course guide for every course the university offers (now numbering over 1,800) is just a first step. It's the application of metrics and data analysis for a higher level of quality assurance that will sustain the program into the future.
By simplifying creation of videos with slides, audio, and other features, this business college has seen adoption of the practice taken up by nearly 60 percent of faculty. And now other departments are getting in on the act too.
How ePortfolios can help "tame" the flood of openness and educational opportunity arising with MOOCs and other new modalities.
Journalism students at California Polytechnic State University are getting a real-world education, thanks to new handheld camcorders recently purchased by the university.
Stanford University's Julie Sweetkind-Singer discusses the importance and impact of long-term geospatial data storage.
The University of Idaho has amped up its video production services with a new set of studio and field production cameras for shooting high-definition video of football games, commencement webcasts, and musical performances.
Colleges nationwide attempt to harness larger and larger data sets while leveraging the valuable information that they hold.