Tag Archives: higher education

Seeing Beyond the Horizon

Five Wi-Fi trends savvy institutions are planning for right now. GUEST COLUMN | by Christian Gilby It’s no secret that higher education institutions support the most demanding connectivity environments on the planet. In no other industry do users expect quality … Continue reading

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EdTech Mobility

A major challenge, or a browser tab away? GUEST COLUMN | by Ilan Paretsky For a while now, advancements and innovation in education technology, or edtech, have targeted many areas – such as learning and training software, student testing and … Continue reading

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Exploring the Iceberg

Why selective adaptive learning meets the needs of students. GUEST COLUMN | by Jefferson Flanders My company has employed the metaphor of an iceberg as a way to frame its approach to online adaptive learning for colleges and universities. The top … Continue reading

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Trends | Infographic: Online Education Around the World

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Trends | Infographic: The Upside of Upside Down

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A Healthy Dose of Analytics for Education

A former healthcare data guru steps up to drive an analytics platform and application strategy for a major edtech company.  INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero As a data scientist for a cloud-based predictive analytics platform for colleges and universities, David … Continue reading

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Moving Past Convenience

Online courses’ potential to dramatically improve learning experiences GUEST COLUMN | by Paul Freedman Online learning has come a long way. In 2010, more than 6.1 million students took at least one online class—that was roughly a 10 percent increase … Continue reading

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E-Learning Trends Emerging for 2012

GUEST COLUMN | By Peter Bray Keeping students’ attention in presentations is always a challenge, particularly in large lecture halls and online courses. But there are several trends in 2012 that will help professors who are willing to try new … Continue reading

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Trends | Infographic: Scholars on Twitter

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Trends | Infographic: Best Education Sites: Schools that Rule the Web

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Interview | Burck Smith: A StraighterLine to Education

Back in 1999, Burck Smith wrote a magazine article describing what education would look like in 2015. Time flies and it’s only four years away. His predictions are coming true, and for good reason: the best way to predict the … Continue reading

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Trends | Infographic: Online Students vs. Traditional Students

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Trends | Infographic: Open Courses for All

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Interview | Denny LeCompte and Jeff Stewart Unleash SolarWinds

Before joining SolarWinds as a sales engineer, Jeff Stewart (r) worked as a network specialist and then engineer at Western Kentucky University for over five years. At Western Kentucky, Jeff was responsible for installation, setup and configuration of network switches … Continue reading

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Interview | Osman Rashid Thinks You Ought to Kno

What’s the number one best-selling education app for the iPad? Osman Rashid is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Kno, where he develops company strategy and products to make learning engaging, effective and social for students—and he has the … Continue reading

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Trends | Burck Smith: Higher Education at Lower Costs

Here’s an interesting take on higher education from a longtime edupreneur and leading voice in the postsecondary learning space. Burck Smith, CEO of Straighterline (billing themselves as “the shortest distance between you and your college degree”), discusses rising costs of … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Connect from McG and Bb

Here’s a powerful online learning assignment and assessment solution from a couple of the top names in education: merge the robust capabilities of Blackboard Learn with rich McGraw-Hill Connect content and you get an all-digital higher education learning platform allowing … Continue reading

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