In a recent survey, most chief academic officers (CAOs) at 359 two- and four-year institutions (86 percent) agreed that digital content and learning can improve the student experience. Eighty-seven percent of CAOs said digital learning resources “make learning more efficient and effective for students”; and 74 percent agreed that digital content would provide a richer and more personalized learning experience over print resources. However, a big hold-up to going “all digital” is a lack of student access to devices.
What the most hated company in America might be telling us about the reasons behind the stalled progress in educational technology.
When you have nearly 38,000 students enrolled in your university, the data challenges are formidable. At The University of Alabama, the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment (OIRA) team works with administrators to make sure that data is used effectively to help students–and the university–prosper.
Apparently, California is mulling creating a statewide online college, and it’s looking at three different models with which to do it. Model 1, which could work, involves designating one community college to be its home. Model 3, which could work, involves creating an entirely new organization. Model 2 involves a consortium.
This ‘farmer’ has an interesting crop, and you’ll never guess what it is.
The occasion was an advisory board meeting of a young tech startup company.
The group attending was filled with brilliant, millennial tech-wizards, entrepreneurs, success stories—and me.
Tech-savvy reputation is a key factor for 9 in 10 students when applying to colleges, but schools need to do more, Ellucian study concludes.
Today, education technology and learning management system (LMS) vendors love to emphasize their products’ ability to run on multiple platforms.
Learners, they reason, want to be able to access educational material and resources whenever they can grab a few minutes of free time. They want to be able to study on the train, during their lunch break, in bed, in the elevator.
Higher ed IT professionals say they alert the student body about data breaches, but students say that information is not communicated to them.
Increased demand for smartphones, a lengthening replacement cycle for tablets and an improving position for traditional PCs has left tablets in a tough position.
Fifty-three percent of students in a recent survey said they prefer classes that use digital learning tools, according to a new report from McGraw-Hill Education. The company’s fourth annual Digital Study Trends Survey, conducted by Hanover Research, polled more than 1,000 college students across the United States about their experiences and preferences around “digital learning technology.”