UBTech 2012 Up Close

UBTech 'Up close' interviews with presenters. 

Who Will Build “The Innovative University'? - Henry Eyring

How disrupted will higher education become? Who will build “the innovative university?” What will the college campus look like in the very near future? Henry Eyring, co-author of The Innovative University: Changing the DNA of Higher Education From the Inside Out, discusses the opportunities and realities that higher education leaders must face now if they hope to thrive in the years ahead. (7:32)

Improving marketing through social media efforts - Karine Joly

UB Internet Technology columnist Karine Joly explains why schools should spend more time analyzing the impact of their social media efforts to improve marketing. (2:28)

Where is Central IT moving to? - Sarah Smith-Robbins

Sarah Smith-Robbins, director of emerging technologies at the Kelly School of Business at Indiana State University talks about central IT is changing from an enterprise-directed model to one based on user needs. (1:53)

Using smartphones to help control campus building access - Laura Ploughe

Laura Ploughe, director of Business Applications and Fiscal Control at Arizona State University, explains how ASU uses NFC-equipped smartphones to help control campus building access. (3:43)

Encouraging faculty participation in the program - Mary Ann Gawelek and Mary Spataro

Seton Hill University is at the forefront of exploring the use of mobile devices in teaching and learning. Provost Mary Ann Gawelek and Mary Spataro, director of the Center for Innovative Teaching, discuss how they encourage and enhance faculty participation in the program. (2:56)

Strategies for Preventing Financial Aid Fraud - Tom Dalton

Tom Dalton, executive VP of Enrollment Management at Excelsior College, discusses strategies that can help prevent financial aid fraud. (2:18)

Helping Smart Students Who Think Differently to Succeed - Temple Grandin

Melissa Ezarik, managing editor of University Business magazine, interviews educator, inventor, and author Temple Grandin for her perspective on how higher education professors and administrators can help smart students who think differently to succeed. (Hint: It’s not about coddling.)

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