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The Intrusion of Social Media in Learning

Social media has evolved into a tool for creating and promoting the "self," creating a tension between encouraging individual expression and overemphasizing the self in a collaborative setting.

On Change and Relevance for Higher Education

Phil Long, a veteran strategist in technology and learning, comments on some of the most asked-about challenges for higher education institutions today.

Using Data to Expose Industry Needs — and Design Degree Programs Accordingly

Here's a university that started planning its degree programs with the end in mind: making sure students had what they needed to find and keep a good job in their field.

Taming the Data for Better BI

The secret to successful business intelligence is data governance and a metadata repository that connects data to standardized definitions across the campus.

How to Set Up a VR Pilot

As Washington & Lee University has found, there is no best approach for introducing virtual reality into your classrooms — just stages of faculty commitment.

5 Ways to Make Your Videos Binge-Worthy

Video doesn't need to be a passive medium. Here's how to keep students watching and make them feel like they have a stake in their own learning outcomes.

Hacking Real-World Problems with Virtual and Augmented Reality

Oklahoma State University's first inaugural "Virtual + Augmented Reality Hackathon" hosted January 26-27 by the Mixed Reality Lab in the university's College of Human Sciences gave students and the community a chance to tackle real-world problems using AR and VR tools, while offering researchers a glimpse into the ways teams work with digital media tools.

A Community Approach to Recycling Tech

Towson University's EduCycle technology recycling program reconditions and redeploys computers that would otherwise end up in the e-waste pile. Volunteers from local schools and underserved communities help perform the refurbishing work, gaining hands-on computer skills while earning service-learning hours.

A Hub for Innovation and Learning

A dedicated space in the University of Oklahoma's Bizzell Memorial Library connects community members to cutting-edge digital tools they can use in new learning experiences and innovative knowledge creation.

How to Be an Ed Tech Futurist

While no one can reliably predict the future, these four forecasting methods will help you anticipate trends and spur more collaborative thinking.

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