This past Friday, South Orange County Community College District held a kickoff meeting for its latest development project, SmartSchedule. CT asked technology leadership on campus why the class schedule is an important area for development and how it fits into their larger technology strategy for student services.
Seven public research universities are embarking on a three-year project focused on improving undergraduate education through personalized learning and adaptive courseware.
Mobile engagement company Modo Labs has released Modo Communicate, an extension to its mobile platform that can simultaneously deliver push notifications, in-app banner messages, text messages and e-mail from a central administration system.
A small Wisconsin community college system is working with Blackboard to redefine the student success struggle.
Starting this fall an Arizona community college system will be automating collaboration workstreams among faculty, advisors and students to help it improve student outcomes and completion rates.
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.
A cloud-based constituent relationship management system is paying off for Temple University, where its school of business has begun seeing more applications and greater student commitment to attending.
The planned acquisition of LinkedIn by Microsoft could either sound the death knell for colleges and universities put out of business by the coming "competency marketplace," or it could help schools raise their retention and graduation rates, thereby ensuring their long-term success.
Enterprise cloud venture studio High Alpha has announced ClearScholar, a new cloud-based technology company developed in partnership with Butler University that aims to improve student success through personalized mobile engagement.
Schools relying on placement tests to determine whether students need developmental classes in order to be college-ready could be doing their students a disservice that lasts a lifetime.