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Net Heroes: New campus AV tools for net-natives

Carolyn Heinze | July 26, 2017 2:08 pm

What’s the effect of your technology spend on student learning outcomes? This question is at the forefront of many a tech manager’s mind, and it’s one that Frank Pellkofer and his team strive to answer.

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Students are opting out of purchasing textbooks because of cost — how OERs fit in

September 22, 2017 7:12 am
In a sweeping move to improve how students receive academic support in their first year of college, the California State University (CSU) system recently eliminated remedial—or developmental education—perquisites in favor of more effective models. The traditional approach to developmental education requires non-credit-bearing prerequisites for students who are deemed underprepared academically.

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Students are opting out of purchasing textbooks because of cost — how OERs fit in

September 22, 2017 7:09 am
About 85% of new college or university students had not purchased college textbooks by the first day of class or decided not to buy the textbooks at all, according to a new survey of students conducted by Wakefield Research on behalf of VitalSource Technologies LLC. This was a 5% jump from a similar survey the year before.

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Student: How a virtual education prepared me for higher ed

September 22, 2017 6:59 am
For home-schooled students like me, the process of earning a high school diploma is a bit more complicated than it is for “traditional” pupils. Those complications extend into the higher education world where some colleges accept home-school diplomas and others require GED® test scores as part of the application process.

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Two edtech champions to join White House offices as fellows

September 21, 2017 12:55 pm
The Trump administration has chosen two distinguished edtech figures to participate in this year’s White House Fellows program.

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Efficiency, Effectiveness and Collaboration: Three Keys to Managing Spending and Serving Students in Today’s Market

September 21, 2017 12:52 pm
College and university leaders are facing trying times. State funding reductions and adjustments are coming at the same time as increased expectations from students and needs from staff, pushing postsecondary institutions into challenging budgetary situations.

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Opinion: Increased Demand for Virtual Live Training

September 21, 2017 12:51 pm
E-Learning has been around for quite some time, and today it is used more than ever. But is it leaving us wanting something “more” from our training programs?

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