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The spreadsheets and other basic tools many universities use to inform real estate decisions often work well for the modest investment required. Yet solutions specifically designed to aid in real […]
Top 6 biggest bandwidth hogs this year, according to campus IT officers.
Leveling up in the age of content streaming, multiple devices and high college student expectations about Wi-Fi.
Increasing public pressure and a growing union presence have driven higher ed institutions to improve the experience for part-time faculty and staff. Adjuncts, for example, are now more likely to […]
Architects strive to maintain the historical integrity of structures when repurposing buildings—while ensuring they provide comfort and the modern conveniences students need. Called “adaptive reuse,” renovating older facilities for different […]
Why most colleges are only experimenting: Determining the technology’s value “I think the best thing to do in higher ed is to pilot, experiment and be aware of the technology, […]
Strolling across a new campus, a student has little idea where they’re going. Then their phone dings. A beacon has sensed their location. “The library is straight ahead,” the message […]
Community college leaders who have launched campaigns to rebrand career and technical education say they face a generational challenge. Today, parents and even many high school guidance counselors cling to […]
Seven beacon characteristics and nine high-potential higher ed uses—from campus tours to class attendance.
1. Advertise in a variety of places—from local TV, radio and social media to high school job fairs. 2. Target specific populations through Facebook advertising. 3. Consider using virtual reality and other cutting-edge technology to […]
“How much does higher ed seem to be using beacon technology now, and what needs to happen for wider adoption to occur?” “Beacon technology for location services in higher education […]
For higher ed institutions considering restructuring their general education curriculum, administrators suggest they involve the faculty in the process from the start. “People need to communicate in a completely transparent […]
While a college’s general education curriculum touches every student, officials may go many years without touching those requirements in any significant way. In fact, some institutions are still using general ed […]
It turns out that a key factor in students finishing college is their experience during the very start of college, from the moment they send their deposit through freshman orientation. […]
Virginia Tech: Pathways Apply ethical reasoning and intercultural and global awareness across the entire curriculum. Take one of 10 interdisciplinary minors to earn up to 18 of the 45 required […]
Tech’s big impact: How administrators keep their departments current as technology impacts offices across campus Reader input: How will evolving technology impact your role at your institution, or your department’s […]
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