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The Future of Higher Education Is the Hybrid Campus

Blending the best of face-to-face instruction with the flexibility of online learning can enhance the higher ed experience for all types of learners, lower the cost of a degree and better prepare students for the workforce.

How an Escape Room Is Building Students' Digital Skills at Northampton Community College

Northampton Community College recently won an Instructional Technology Council award recognizing its Smart Apartment Learning Lab: a combination escape room and technology sandbox in which students can learn about the tech we take for granted in our everyday lives. We spoke with Beth Ritter-Guth, associate dean of online learning and educational technology at the college, to find out how the Learning Lab is engaging students, building digital literacy and providing valuable training in the job skills of the future.

4 Online Tactics to Improve Blended Learning

An accounting professor shares how best practices from online pedagogy have helped her create a blended learning environment that supports student success.

14 Equity Considerations for Ed Tech

Is the education technology in your online course equitable and inclusive of all learners? Here are key equity questions to ask when considering the pedagogical experience of an e-learning tool.

Right from the Start: Data Analytics in Introductory Courses at Bentley University

Bentley students now tackle data analytics and work with large, real-world data sets early in their college careers, thanks to new and redesigned introductory courses.



Trends to Watch in 2022: Takeaways from the Horizon Report

One of the takeaways from this year’s Educause Horizon Report is that there’s likely no such thing as a return to normal: Many of the changes that higher education has undergone over the past couple of years are here to stay. To delve into the details of what’s on the horizon for higher ed in 2022, we spoke with Kathe Pelletier, director of Educause’s Teaching and Learning Program and co-author of the report.

6 Technologies and Practices Impacting the Future of Higher Education

The 2022 Educause Horizon Report Teaching and Learning Edition, released this week, offers six key technologies and practices that will have "a significant impact on the future of postsecondary teaching and learning."

2022 Educause Horizon Report Suggests Change Is Here to Stay; No Return to 'Normal'

If the COVID-19 pandemic has been a time of unprecedented change in higher education — characterized by rapid pivots to remote work and learning and an explosion in the use of technology across the institution — the future is about reframing those changes into long-term realities, according to the 2022 Educause Horizon Report Teaching and Learning Edition.

Inside the Next Leaders Fellowship

The inaugural Next Leaders Fellowship is bringing together a diverse group of information technology professionals for mentoring, coaching and community-building. Here's how the NLF participants kicked off their professional development journey.

Quantum Summer School Is Just Around the Corner

Campus Technology asks Dr. David Stewart, the managing director of Purdue's Quantum Science and Engineering Institute about efforts in quantum education, especially this year's Quantum Summer School, an initiative of the Quantum Science Center hosted at Purdue University May 8-12, 2022.