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Fashioning a Framework for Maker Education

Jaclyn Gerstein will be presenting at two sessions during the ISTE conference: “A Framework for Maker Education: Frontloading and Reflecting on Maker Experiences,” on Sunday, June 25; and “Design Thinking and Universal Design for Learning for Makerspaces, STEM and STEAM” on Monday, June 26.

When Students Whine About WiFi on Twitter

The University of Georgia and Arizona State have turned to Twitter feeds to monitor just how satisfied students are with campus wireless. Here's what they've learned.

Dethroning Enrollment to Put Learning First

Florida's Valencia College long ago gave up being an "institution builder," eschewing enrollment numbers in favor of a focus on learning outcomes. Here's how President Sandy Shugart has rewritten the standard formula for community colleges.

Informing the Mission for Institutions of Higher Learning

The learning ecosystem and technological landscape are changing fast for institutions of higher learning. But how are institutions doing at adjusting their missions to reflect that? Can "digital opportunity" inform the mission? Gardner Campbell comments.

Building Accessibility Into IT Procurement

Michigan State has developed rubrics and procedures to help its information technology procurement officers evaluate products' accessibility more effectively.



The Impact of Virtual Reality on Learning

As virtual reality goes mainstream and provides new ways for students to interact and gain hands-on experience, it's important to experiment and demonstrate the technology's potential learning benefits.

Higher Level Decisions — One University's Cloud Strategy

Why will the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga ultimately move most of its traditional IT services to the cloud? Associate Vice Chancellor and CIO Tom Hoover explains why it's a win-win for his institution.

6 Ways to Feed Innovation in Your Library

Once the initial dazzle of your new (or remade) library has worn off, just how do you keep up the pace and flavor of innovation? An expert from North Carolina State University offers her take.

Building APIs for the University and the Student

Brigham Young University is standardizing the way it exposes data and business processes to app developers — and taking the API concept to the student level.

Supporting Interactive Instruction With Quality Feedback

Whether online instruction is lecture-based, totally flipped or something in between, providing high-quality instructional feedback can be a challenge. Here are the goals and considerations behind doing feedback right.

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