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Education and the Business of Information Access

John Robinson comments on the evolution of personalized information access — taking us from early monolithic, batch-process administrative systems to the distributed, search-based, and individualized platforms our students and other higher education constituents expect today.

Once More with Insight: USD Students Get a Personal Assistant Mobile App

After too many years watching students struggle with the transition to college, mobile application developers at the University of San Diego are excited to watch this year's freshmen get organized and get ahead with a highly customized USD personal assistant mobile application.

7 Things Higher Education Innovators Want You to Know

Experts weigh in on the challenges of student success and the need for innovation in higher ed.

6 Ways to Bridge the Gap Between Faculty and IT

Finding your own "unicorn" and other ways to create healthier relationships between academia and the IT department.

How to Go Textbook Free

The University of Maryland University College is the largest institution in the country to go "commando" on textbooks. As of this academic year undergraduates don't have to lug them around or spend a dime on them — and the benefits don't end there. Here's how UMUC achieved an amazing goal.



Faculty Alert: You Can't Put the Mobile Genie Back in the Bottle

Recent Educause research indicates that faculty are not adopting mobile as fast as students are demanding it.

Sharing a New Way to Collaborate and Communicate

Wayne State University is looking to expand the reach of its communication-focused Academica portal to other campuses.

Laying the Groundwork for Big Data

Three higher ed chief data officers discuss the state of analytics at their institutions.

The Who and What of Classroom AV Design

Understanding project stakeholders and processes is key to better management of AV installations on campus.

Can Curriculum Be A High-Impact Experience?

Higher education recognizes a range of high-impact experiences proven to enhance student learning, but as Virginia Commonwealth University's Vice Provost for Learning Innovation Gardner Campbell points out, the curriculum has been sorely missing from that list. CT asked Campbell why, and how digital technologies might help as higher education sharpens its focus on curriculum and student learning.

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