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Developing Your IT Staff for a Service World

While technical expertise definitely has its place in higher education, increasingly IT departments need to sharpen other kinds of skills to succeed.

8 MOOCs for Better Technology-Enhanced Teaching

These free courses will help update your skills with blended, OER, Universal Design and more.

7 Tips for Better Digital Signage Content

What are you doing to reach your campus community in today's digital age? These key considerations will help get your digital signage message across more effectively.

Interactive App Brings 4th-Century Thinker to Life

At Villanova University, a student-developed app version of Augustine's Confessions brings contemporary vitality and relevance to a classic 4th-century work.

Building a Blueprint for Better E-Books

An NSF-funded project at Brookdale Community College is helping faculty create interactive digital textbooks.



Using Data for Smart Choices: The Hobsons Acquisition of the PAR Framework

Hobsons announced its acquisition of the PAR (Predictive Analytics Reporting) Framework this month, and the PAR team is already in Arlington for the onboarding process. CT spoke with Ellen Wagner, who is now Chief Research Officer for the PAR Framework and VP for Research at Hobsons; and Stephen M. Smith, President of Advising and Admissions Solutions at Hobsons for their views on the acquisition.

Move Your Labs Online

As more classes go online, schools need a workable approach for giving students access to high-demand software. Virtual desktops provide the answer.

New Blackboard CEO Bill Ballhaus Reflects on His First Weeks at the Helm

Ballhaus likes what he sees at the company he now leads, especially the breadth of its offerings and its capabilities.

Alternate Reality Gaming Spices Up Professional Development

Saint Leo University uses a game-based storyline to invigorate professional learning.

Inspiring Innovation in Competency-Based Education

The application of competency-based education in U.S. higher education is uneven: Some programs are just starting up; others are firmly rooted and flourishing as they serve today's non-traditional students. Will we soon see the kind of innovation in CBE that will ultimately contribute to widespread, mainstream implementations?

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