The length of time an average university student could concentrate on a task without becoming distracted back in 1973, according to a survey published at the time, was between 10 and 20 minutes. A 2006 survey by Diana Oblinger, current president of Educause, determined that the average student attention span had shrunk to around seven minutes.
There are ways to allow your institution to experiment with online courses, even if they're not intended to be "massive." An online program manager shares advice.
"Disruption" is one of the most overused buzzwords in education today, according to education industry watcher Michelle R. Weise, and yet most people don't really know what it means.
Jonathan Blake Huer, director of emerging technologies and media development at Ball State University, shares his checklist that faculty can use to help them transition their work from print to digital.
Ohio-based Franklin U found a way to mash marketing and IT to help shape the student experience in choosing a new school. The results are amazing.
According to Perry Samson, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor at University of Michigan, if your goal is to improve student outcomes, employ active learning techniques.
While most agree that the flipped classroom model benefits learning, researchers are delving into the details and exploring the many facets of a flip.
When cellular carriers cannot solve coverage problems on campus, universities turn to signal boosters to fill in the gaps.
The University of Central Florida has implemented a new password management system to provide IT staff with privileged access to the enterprise systems it uses to support the campus.
The Open Cloud Consortium is working to meet the collaboration and data-management needs of multi-institution big data projects.