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adult learners

4 Lessons for Serving Adult Learners Online

At a school where the average age of students is 38, delivering online education requires a unique combination of tactics.

Showcasing the Co-Curricular: ePortfolios and Digital Badges

Learning scientists at the University of Notre Dame have found a sweet spot in the pairing of digital badges and eportfolios: the perfect opportunity for students to showcase learning achievements not normally featured in traditional transcripts and student records.

Developing a Cloud Strategy

Developing a Cloud Strategy

In an era when faculty and students often consume and implement cloud services without IT involvement, higher ed institutions need a strategy for the public, hybrid and private cloud.

9 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2015

9 Ed Tech Trends To Watch in 2015

CT asked five IT leaders to identify the hottest trends in higher education technology today. From analytics to 3D printing, here's what should be on your radar this year.

identity management workflow

Old Dominion U Streamlines Identity Management with Business Process Automation

Old Dominion University (ODU) in Norfolk, VA, has implemented a workflow automation system to streamline the process of approving user accounts for the institution's identity management system.



Georgia Tech Clough Commons

Setting the Stage for Anytime, Anywhere Learning

By taking a close look at usage patterns in a new academic commons, researchers at Georgia Tech were able to fine-tune the space for students' mobile lifestyle.

CIO on the Sidelines

It's generally understood that the CIO role in higher education is extremely demanding. Can former CIOs help their on-field colleagues, coaching them from the sidelines? We asked Brian Voss.

SUNY glass pilot

Google Glass Pilot: Lessons Learned So Far

In the early days of piloting Google Glass for hands-on, experiential learning, SUNY Cobleskill's CIO shares what IT and faculty are learning from the project.

badges for professional development

Badges: A New Measure of Professional Development

Some higher ed institutions are experimenting with digital badges as a way to encourage and document learning among faculty and staff.

college student with mobile phone

Virtual Personal Assistant App Helps Students Manage College Life

Imagine a mobile app that wakes a student up for his first class, guides him to his classroom via GPS, alerts him to upcoming exams, provides information on study sessions, times his study periods and more.

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