Administrators at Educause’s convention share tips institutions can use to develop apps that connect students with vital resources and information.
“Iowa could position itself at the forefront of global educational technology development, but officials will need to adopt a “strategic focus” to do so, a state-commissioned report says.”—Source: Center for Digital Education
“In this virtual roundtable, CT talks with leaders who’ve helped shape FLEXspace — from its original vision, to its many new features and applications, to directions it may take in the near future and its growth as a research platform.”—Source: Campus Technology
“As technology brings sweeping changes to business, healthcare, government and other fields, a similarly dramatic shift is happening in the workforce. “—Source: EdTech Magazine
The educational landscape is always changing, and one of the most impactful trends of the modern age is the continuous development of new audiovisual (AV) technologies that allow educators to engage students more deeply and enhance remote learning with seamless audio and video communications.
“‘Classrooms aren’t designed to fit classes.’
That age-old problem is why Kyle Bowen, director of education technology at The Pennsylvania State University, has been focusing on experiences rather than on spaces as that institution’s new rooms are designed.”—Source: University Business
In a recent survey conducted by Barnes & Noble College, 23 percent of college students said classroom technology use at their school is insufficient.
In the past few months, someone at the University of Pittsburgh got an email, seemingly from his superior, asking for $1,000 in Amazon gift cards right away. He bought the gift cards, then realized it was a type of email scam known as phishing.
There’s a lot more to creating active learning spaces than bringing in new furniture and moving seats around. Here’s how four universities have analyzed their classroom needs, tested new ideas, redesigned spaces and assessed the results.
Smart campuses, like smart cities, are defined as places where devices and applications create new experiences or services and facilitate operational efficiency. These modern-day campuses boast enhanced student learning and quality of life, lower operating costs, greater security and safety, improved environmental sustainability, and more.