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Going Beyond the Digital Diploma

Managing digital transcripts is the top use case for blockchain in the higher education space, but more colleges and universities are starting to explore the technology's potential in new ways.

Why Integrated Instruction Is a Must for Today's Tech-Enabled Learning

As new technologies change the way students think and learn, there is an ever-increasing need for instruction that supports real-world problem solving and an integration of ideas across disciplines.

How User-Centered Design Improves the Student Experience

In a recent redesign of the University of Washington's MyUW student portal, listening to users was an essential part of the design process. Here's how MyUW provides dynamic, timely content to meet student needs, and what developers learned along the way.

9 Amazing Uses for VR and AR in College Classrooms

Immersive technologies can help students understand theoretical concepts more easily, prepare them for careers through simulated experiences and keep them engaged in learning.

Development at SOCCCD: The Student Design Team Meets SmartSchedule

What can your students do to help improve the campus systems they rely on? At South Orange County Community College District, a student team is credited with the popularity and good fit of that institution's home-grown "SmartSchedule" program. Here, CT gets a brief history of SOCCCD's Student Design Team and its impact on the effectiveness of the software.



Why IT and the Library Should Work Together

Higher education IT departments and libraries have long had overlapping responsibilities, yet for the most part they have remained separate entities. Could it be time for a new kind of alliance?

4 Essentials for Learning Space Redesign

There's a lot more to creating active learning spaces than bringing in new furniture and moving seats around. Here's how four universities have analyzed their classroom needs, tested new ideas, redesigned spaces and assessed the results.

6 Key Ed Tech Developments on the Horizon

From mobile learning to virtual assistants, these technologies are deemed by the latest Educause Horizon report to be "important to teaching, learning, and creative inquiry in the future."

6 Biggest Trends Driving Ed Tech Adoption

The latest Educause Horizon Report identifies six trends expected to have a major impact on higher education both in the near future and in the long term.

6 Big Challenges Impeding Technology Adoption in Higher Ed

The latest Educause Horizon report names six major barriers to the innovation, adoption or scale of technology in higher education.

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