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7 Tips for Getting Started With VR/AR

Instructional technologists from Duke University and North Carolina State offer their advice on introducing virtual and augmented reality on campus.

Flipping the Risk and Reward Model of Higher Education

A one-year college alternative promises to prepare students for the workplace, with no tuition due until they land a paying job.

You've Been Hacked! Explaining Cybersecurity to Students in an Interconnected Era

Computer hackers, also known as cybercriminals, are infiltrating our world with ever-increasing sophistication. It is critical that students understand both the benefits and risks of their devices — especially their smartphones. Educators have an important role to play in helping students understand and safely navigate an internet-connected world.

Steve Hargadon Wants Tech — and Individuals — to Revolutionize Education

Steve Hargadon wants a revolution in education. He is the founder and director of the Learning Revolution Project, a social networking website for educators, as well as a vehicle for online and in-person educational conferences. During the ISTE conference in San Antonio, TX, Hargadon will present at three sessions.

6 Keys to Working with Vendors in a Next-Gen Enterprise IT World

As IT departments become "brokers" rather than single-service providers, vendor management skills are becoming paramount. Here's how two institutions deal with contracts, vendor relationships and more.



Different Learning Spaces, Different Goals

Three universities share how they have tailored their classrooms for immersive learning, collaboration, large classes, pedagogical research and more.

Jad Abumrad Reflects on Radio, Race, Technology and Education

Jad Abumrad doesn’t do things by the book, and he’s been rewarded for it. He’s co-host and creator of “Radiolab,” a popular public radio show that’s broadcast on more than 500 stations across the United States and has been downloaded as a podcast over 9 million times per month. He’s a 2011 MacArthur “genius grant” fellow, and his radio program won the George Foster Peabody Award in 2010 and 2015.

Self-Directed Learning: Exploring the Digital Opportunity

Following up on a Q&A article published two weeks ago, about how institutions can be informed by their "digital opportunities", Gardner Campbell considers why we should now explore our digital opportunities for self-directed learning.

Survey Highlights Digitization's Impact on Campus Libraries

Academic library leaders are feeling increasingly less valued by and less strategically aligned with senior institutional leadership, according to recent research from the nonprofit Ithaka S+R.

8 Tips for Lecture Capture on a Shoestring

Whether you're flipping your courses, creating videos to help your students understand specific concepts or recording lectures for exam review, these tips can help you optimize your production setup on a tight budget.

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