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1 in 5 Faculty Members Say Technology Makes Their Job Harder

According to our 2018 Teaching with Technology Survey, while some faculty still see technology as a hindrance, most think it has had a positive impact on teaching and learning.

Using VR to Help Students Understand Cultural Differences

A virtual reality project at North Carolina State University is giving engineering students a safe space to explore the cultural assumptions that color global communication.

Working Together for Quicker, Easier Captioning

Kennesaw State University collaborated with its captioning vendor to develop a better solution that faculty would actually use.

Data Analytics and Student Advising: Creating a Culture Shift on Campus

By nature, an initiative that employs data analytics for student advising is built on the latest technology. But for Syracuse University, technology is always looked upon as a path to a solution; not a driver of change in itself. Find out why understanding campus culture is central to the university's "Orange SUccess" initiative.

Why Higher Ed Should Do More with Blockchain Tech

Oral Roberts University recently held a conference to persuade higher education institutions that it's time to get on board the blockchain train. Its recommendations: Learn about the technology's potential, test it out and collaborate.



A Mobile Guide to Library Resources

St. John's University's BKFNDr app uses beacon technology, location coordinates and detailed mapping to help students find the right books on the library shelf.

When Faculty Design Classrooms of the Future

At Indiana University, faculty input is a key part of the classroom design process. Here's how a recent symposium fostered cross-campus collaboration and future-thinking conversation about new learning spaces.

The Rocky Road of Using Data to Drive Student Success

The California State University system has hit its share of potholes as it tests predictive analytics to forecast student performance in high-failure-rate courses. Here are its lessons learned.

4 Ways to Fine-Tune Academic Innovation in Higher Ed

Academic technology leaders share how they encourage faculty to experiment and engage with emerging technologies and pedagogies.

10 Steps to Achieving Active Learning on a Budget

Active learning often means revamping classrooms to enable more collaborative, hands-on student work — and that can be costly. Here's how to achieve the pedagogical change without the high expense.

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