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Taking Student Orientation Online

This state university turned to software it already uses — its learning management system — to transform new-student orientation.

An LMS to Support ‘Gameful’ Learning

Seeking to bring the qualities of well-designed games to pedagogical assessment, the University of Michigan created a learning management system that uses gaming elements such as competition, badges and unlocks to provide students with a personalized pathway through their courses.

Keep Your AV Support Team in the Loop

Here's why your campus audiovisual support department should be involved in large classroom AV construction projects from day one.

PAR at Hobsons: Joining Research and Predictive Models with Real Time Data

Just eight months ago, Hobsons announced its acquisition of the PAR (Predictive Analytics Reporting) Framework. Here, CT talks with Ellen Wagner, Chief Research Officer for the PAR Framework and VP for Research at Hobsons to get a brief update on the current work of PAR.

Crowdsourcing for Massive Engagement

London School of Economics and Political Science embarked on a crowdsourced, gamified approach to education and citizenship, harnessing the massive open online space to engage a community of learners in writing a model UK constitution.



From Dreams to Realities: AR/VR/MR in Education

The marketplace for augmented reality, virtual reality, and mixed reality technologies may be heating up. Daniel Christian, a senior instructional designer at Calvin College observes that significant R&D investments, product development, and more powerful enabling technologies are setting the stage for new AR/VR/MR initiatives in higher education.

Tapping into Research and Education Networks

Advanced research and education networks can be a tremendous resource for colleges and universities both large and small. So why doesn't every school take part?

Curating Tech Developments in Online Learning

The new "Virtually Inspired" website will bring together the latest deployments of cutting-edge online learning technologies.

Making Virtual Classrooms More Interactive

Harvard and UC Berkeley share two different approaches to helping online business school students feel like they're attending class in person.

Mobile Development for Non-Developers

Notre Dame and George Washington University mobile experts share their experience with getting non-technical students involved with app development.

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