An Electronic Newsletter for IT Professionals in Higher Ed 7/23/2020


  • Students Think Online College Should Cost Less

    A single-question survey of more than 17,000 incoming college students across the United States and Canada has found that students believe online courses don't have the same value as the in-person experience.

  • When Learning Becomes Leading, Leading Becomes Learning

    At Georgia State University, students learn not only the technical competencies deemed necessary for "digital literacy"; they learn how to pair their new technical understanding with fledgling leadership skills. Now Tiffany Green-Abdullah, founding director of GSU's Digital Learners to Leaders co-curricular program since 2018, is focusing on developing similar programs to be offered more widely — outside GSU.

  • Podcast: How Indiana University Is Preparing Classrooms for Blended Learning

    Julie Johnston, director of learning spaces for Indiana University, has been working hard to make classrooms safe for students and faculty this fall. In this episode of the Campus Technology Insider podcast, she talks with Executive Editor Rhea Kelly about how the new reality of COVID-19 is impacting IU’s campuses, the challenges of preparing classrooms for the fall, and technology’s role in ensuring a successful teaching and learning experience.


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  • Report: Early Momentum Metrics Predict Outcomes for CC Students

    Community college outcomes would be higher, according to a new study from the Community College Research Center, if more students met nine "early momentum metrics." These metrics encompass three areas for year-one students: the pace of credit accumulation during the first semester and first year, completion of gateway courses in math and English, and persistence from fall to spring.



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