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Don't Miss Computational Thinking in Your Digital Literacy Program

Bentley University's Senior Lecturer of Computer Information Systems and Director of that university's CIS Sandbox considers computational thinking in relation to digital literacy. How can we adjust digital literacy programs to address the growing need for problem solving skills and the ability to use data to identify patterns and processes that lead to better solutions?

8 Steps to Running a Great Hackathon

Hackathons can inspire innovation, create a sense of community, teach computer science skills and prepare students to become digital leaders of the future. Here's how to put together a successful event on campus.

8 Tips for More Professional Education Videos

Want to improve your course videos? A video producer at Miami University shares her expert advice.

Top 10 Campus Technology Stories of 2019

From virtual reality to learning space design, here are the trends and ideas that garnered the most attention over the last year.

6 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2020

This year's top issues in education technology reflect the bigger picture of a student's pathway from individual course all the way to graduation and career.



Building Successful Digital Tools at SOCCCD with Human-Centered Design

For decades, developers at South Orange County Community College District have been creating innovative and useful digital tools that automate tasks to assist faculty and benefit students. Here, SOCCCD's Vice Chancellor of Technology explains how a strategy of human-centered design has been key to the success of these tool-building development efforts over time.

Adding Escape Rooms to Your Online Course

A virtual version of the escape room concept is engaging students at Northampton Community College. Here's how the setup works.

3D Printing for Workplace Skills

Penn State University's graduate-level Additive Manufacturing and Design program is giving students the technical and professional skills they need to succeed in the industry.  

4 Ways to Ease Students' Transition to College

The University of Oregon is improving retention rates with a variety of student supports that help pave the way to success on campus and beyond.

Automating Part of the Grading Process

Virginia Commonwealth University is using an automated grading tool to give students the coding practice they need without overwhelming instructors.