E-mail couldn't keep up with the communication demands of this university's fast-growing online doctoral program. So it turned to collaboration software for efficiency's sake and discovered it could help people connect better at the same time.
As institutions are increasingly pressed to graduate more students and to do so more efficiently, says AAC&U Fellow Gary Brown, understanding how quality is defined will be critical--and building consensus around competency is an emerging strategy for ensuring quality.
West Texas A&M University has upgraded its open source enterprise portal framework and implemented a next-generation mobile framework in an effort to more efficiently communicate with students.
Three universities, Penn State University, Purdue University Calumet, and the University of Texas at Brownsville have moved to an automated system for monitoring and validating Web accessibility and remediating issues that come up.
Faculty can review and evaluate textbooks using a new online portal from Akademos.
Unicon, an IT consulting company that specializes in developing open source software for education, has added 20 portlet enhancements to the Jasig uPortal project.
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has seen more than 9,000 downloads of an app developed in-house that provides students with easy access to campus information.
After first creating a basic mobile site, Boston College doubled down to launch a services-based mobile site in just eight weeks.
Ericom has released a new addition to its AccessNow product family, Ericom AccessNow for Enterprise Portals, which provides secure, cross-platform Web access to Windows applications and desktops.
In developing a mobile strategy, schools must navigate a technology field that is evolving at tremendous speed. CT looks at the key questions facing colleges and universities.