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Mobile in and Out of the Classroom

A history professor at the University of Texas at Arlington is improving class performance by encouraging the use of mobile devices.

Using Kinect Sensors and Facial Recognition in the Classroom

A Carnegie Mellon project is experimenting with inexpensive sensors and facial recognition technology to help improve instruction.

Student at Risk: Now What?

Retention technology has revolutionized the way schools identify struggling students and manage the advising process — but the hard part is what happens after a student is flagged "at risk." Two institutions share how they have fine-tuned their intervention strategies.

NJEDge.Net: Advancing Education and Research

CT talks with Ed Chapel, Senior Vice President at NJEDge.Net, about the role of New Jersey's Research and Education Network (REN) and how it serves the higher education and related K-12, government, and nonprofit sectors.

The Ever-Changing CIO Job Description

Longtime chief information officers reflect on how their day-to-day activities have changed and what skills are most important for today's IT leaders.



Keeping Classroom AV Construction on Track

Once the planning, design, documentation and bidding for an audiovisual installation project is complete, it's finally time for construction — and perhaps more than ever, proper coordination and communication are needed to make it to the finish line.

ePortfolio: Changing the Rhetoric of Technology Adoption

Trent Batson explores how a reframing of the notion of 'ePortfolio adoption' may help promote the technology.

Behind the Scenes of a Makerspace

The Rutgers University Makerspace has become a hub of creativity on campus. Here’s how it manages operations, equipment, projects and more.

Does IT Matter Now?

Thirteen years after Nicholas Carr declared that IT had become a commodity rather than a strategic asset, information technology leaders are still debating the importance of IT in higher education.

Designing Learning Spaces for Innovation

How do you go about creating a space to support collaboration, creative problem-solving and innovation? Two institutions share their experiences.

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