UB op-ed: How to move from digital literacy to digital fluency
If you work in higher education, you have likely heard the term “digital literacy.” But are basic literacy skills enough to equip students to thrive in today’s world?Jennifer Sparrow, associate vice president of Teaching and Learning with Technology at The Pennsylvania State University, believes we need to help students move beyond digital literacy to achieve digital fluency.
Student Success Story: Reaping the benefits of online student associations and clubs at Saint Leo U
Saint Leo University launched online clubs and associations seven years ago to help military and civilian students acclimate to college life. Students who are involved in the university’s extracurriculars tend to do better academically and complete their degrees.
How to spice up campus with special dining events
I just saw a cow on campus! The president of the university is dressed up as Jon Snow from Game of Thrones! Today’s secret ingredient is pomegranate! These are the highlights of special events that campus dining leaders have cooked up in recent years. (See video)