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Tracking Classroom Tech Use to Save Time and Money

Data generated by the University of Nevada Las Vegas' AV systems is helping reduce costs and improve service delivery in the classroom. Here's how.

MAGIC at RIT: Engineering the 'Happy Accident'

What happens when you mix a high-end technology sandbox loaded with ample, cutting-edge digital media tools and production facilities with some of the world's brightest students and most innovative faculty? Andy Phelps talks about MAGIC at RIT.

The 'Amazon Effect' on the University Mailroom

Thanks to the popularity of services like Amazon Prime and Google Express, colleges and universities are seeing more package deliveries than ever before. Here's how technology is helping mailrooms cope.

How a Bike Race Led to Experiential, Personalized Learning

When the 2015 Union Cycliste Internationale Road World Championships came to the Virginia Commonwealth University campus, the university embarked on a networked, multimedia, trans-disciplinary exploration of the event — creating a unique learning experience for students.

How to Select the Right E-Portfolio Platform

Electronic portfolio experts from colleges and universities across the country offer their key considerations for choosing a campuswide e-portfolio system.



Mixed Reality: From the Design Lab to the Professions

An update on Oklahoma State University's recent expansion of its Mixed Reality Lab and how the inclusion of mixed reality in the curriculum at OSU is impacting design students.

Student Success Pervades Top IT Issues for 2017

Educause's annual roundup of the most pressing issues in higher ed technology highlights data issues, digital transformation of learning and "next-generation" use of IT.

Why the Switch to OER Is Easier Than You Think

Taking into account library articles, web links, videos, simulations and more, many courses are already using a number of open education resources — and the move to full OER doesn't necessarily mean a total revamp, according to research out of Excelsior College.

A Mobile Personal Assistant Tuned to Student Needs

In an effort to help freshmen manage the college transition, the University of San Diego created a smart personal assistant app designed to help students prioritize and track their tasks.

Top 10 Education Technologies that Will Be Dead and Gone in the Next Decade

In our 2016 Teaching with Technology survey, faculty members offered their predictions on what the future holds for technology in teaching — including what hardware and systems will bite the dust over the next 10 years.

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