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How Low-Cost IoT Solutions Can Improve the Student Experience

Modest investments in the Internet of Things can have a significant impact on students' journey through college. Here's how one institution implemented IoT tech to provide extra student supports in key areas.

3 Keys to Engaging Faculty in Instructional Design

Most instructional designers will tell you their work begins with getting a foot in the door with faculty and building rapport from there. Here are three ways to make that relationship a success.

Exploring Digital Fluency at Penn State University

At Penn State University, campus conversations once centered on digital literacy. Now, they’re focused on digital fluency.

Identity and Access Management: A Discipline, Not a Project

Getting IAM right can take some serious planning and analysis plus a commitment to continued evolution over the long term. Here, three universities share their experiences.

Best Sources for Free Digital Textbooks and More

To help your students reduce the cost of their education, begin with open educational resources. Many of these textbooks won't cost them anything.



16 Open Learning Resources that Go Beyond the Textbook

The concept of "open learning" encompasses far more than what's found in a textbook. These sources provide other kinds of resources that will boost your students' learning.

How MOOCs Make Money

Dhawal Shah, founder of Class Central, has been tracking the machinations of the MOOC business since before it was a business. Here, he provides perspective on the revenue side of open and online courses.

4 Key Tech Strategies for the Survival of the Small Liberal Arts College

In a recent study on the use of technology to reduce academic costs in liberal arts colleges, four distinct themes emerged: the strategic role of IT; the importance of data; the potential of alternative education delivery modes; and opportunities for institutional partnerships. Here's how IT leaders at these small colleges understand the future of their institutions.

Hacking the Hackathon at OSU

Hackathons are popular events, but how can their organizers ensure that participants will have the most productive experience possible? Researchers at Oklahoma State University are studying the hackathon.

Future of Ed Tech Is Bright, According to Faculty Survey

In our latest Teaching with Technology Survey, nearly all faculty said they believe tech will play a positive role in education in the future.

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