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Replacement Versus Transformation: Tips for Taking a Printed Work Digital

Jonathan Blake Huer, director of emerging technologies and media development at Ball State University, shares his checklist that faculty can use to help them transition their work from print to digital.

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The Credit Transfer Approach that Boosted Enrollment by 13%

Ohio-based Franklin U found a way to mash marketing and IT to help shape the student experience in choosing a new school. The results are amazing.

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Engaging Students with Active Learning

According to Perry Samson, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor at University of Michigan, if your goal is to improve student outcomes, employ active learning techniques.

Big Data in Life Science Research Demands Advanced Networking, Computing Capabilities

At the Internet2 Global Summit taking place in Washington, DC April 26-30, researchers in the life sciences will meet with engineers and technology leaders in the research and education community to discuss the advancement of IT infrastructure and applications for big data.



Canon Unveils Projector that Requires a Single Ethernet Cable for HD Video, Audio, Serial Control

The new REALiS WUX500, equipped with WiFi, can also project from multiple computers wirelessly, as well as allow the projection of JPEG images without a computer.

Lynn U Implements Mobile, Searchable Access to Online Services

In an effort to improve the way students, faculty and staff connect to online resources, Florida's Lynn University is rolling out rSmart's OneCampus service discovery platform.

New Swivl Update Lets Remote Students Control Robotic Telepresence

A new element to a live conferencing program will allow students in remote locations to participate in classroom activities, thanks to their ability to independently operate new remote control robotic functions.

Pearson Selects Student Coding Contest Winners

Pearson has selected the winners for its second annual Student Coding Contest, which asks students to create apps designed to help others learn.

Report: Oregon Higher Ed Funding To Focus on Student Outcomes

Oregon's Higher Education Coordinating Commission has adopted a new funding model that will emphasize student outcomes rather than institutional enrollment numbers, according to a report in the Statesman Journal.

CU Boulder Launches Academic Advising Hub Online

The University of Colorado Boulder has developed a new academic advising service designed to help students stay in touch with their academic advisors, mentors and other university staff.