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Top 7 Campus Technology Articles in February

From MOOCs to digital textbooks, here's what was trending on our Web site last month.

1) 6 Major Barriers Impeding Technology Adoption in Education
Our annual analysis of the NMC Horizon Report looks at the most substantial tech-related obstacles to education, ranging from the solvable to the downright wickedly difficult.

2) 8 MOOCs for Better Technology-Enhanced Teaching
We culled through hundreds of massive open online courses to identify eight opportunities to update your skills with blended, OER, Universal Design and more.

3) How to Launch a Campus Innovation Center
Creating a physical hub of innovation on campus can support creativity, collaboration and entrepreneurship. Here are things to consider before getting too far into the process.

4) Building a Blueprint for Better E-Books
An NSF-funded project at Brookdale Community College is helping faculty create interactive digital textbooks.

5) ePortfolio — The LMS for Students?
Trent Batson, president of the Association for Authentic, Experiential and Evidence-Based Learning, reflects on the evolving role of the electronic portfolio in higher education.

6) New Textbook Liberation Fund Will Help Faculty Ditch High-Priced Textbooks
A new grant launched by digital publishing platform Skyepack aims to help faculty members or departments transition away from traditional textbooks.

7) The Revolution in Higher Ed Is Coming ... But When?
In a recent Future Trends Forum video chat, higher ed innovation guru Richard DeMillo talked about how and where to look for the massive transformation of education taking place right before our eyes.

About the Author

About the author: Rhea Kelly is executive editor for Campus Technology. She can be reached at rkelly@1105media.com.

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