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Keeping Admissions Competitive in a Mobile-First World

How mobile campus tours boost student engagement, keep costs under control. GUEST COLUMN | by Matt Keowen The campus tour is an essential, high-yield recruitment tool for prospective students and their families. One of the services most in demand from … Continue reading

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Digital Classrooms 2017

Four K-12 trends and the technology strategies to harness their potential. GUEST COLUMN | by Dan Rivera During the past year we witnessed mobile-first digital learning move from experimental to mainstream as the convergence of technology infrastructure, digital curriculums, educator … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Not Fear Mobile App Learning

Used responsibly with admin support, technology to transform and invigorate learning. GUEST COLUMN | by Michael Cassidy Edtech is a new and exciting area of the classroom, but many educators are still wary of its promises and fear that traditional … Continue reading

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The Uncommon ‘Happy Path’

As thruway to graduation and career success becomes more elusive, mobile can help. GUEST COLUMN | by Brook Bock In edtech software development, we often talk about the “happy path” – a best–case scenario where the student goes through a … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Axis 360 Digital Media Library App

Early last year, Baker & Taylor introduced the Axis 360 mobile app, and made it available from both the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store for Android. The app is a simple, powerful tool: it simplifies access to … Continue reading

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Campus Mobility 2017

Six higher ed trends and the networking infrastructure to address them. GUEST COLUMN | by Gerri Hinkel Just as digital learning, flipped classrooms and the IoT drove wired and wireless networking demand on campus over the past year, 2017 will … Continue reading

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Trends | 2016 Digital Study Trends Survey

As the class of 2020 starts its freshman year of college, students are increasingly looking to get maximum value out of their higher education experience. According to a new survey by learning science company McGraw-Hill Education, college students view digital … Continue reading

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Getting Around in Galileo’s World

OU launches mobile app, simplifies library, landmark and exhibit navigation. GUEST COLUMN | by Matthew Cook The University of Oklahoma (OU) is home to the largest research library in the state of Oklahoma, the OU Libraries system. Renowned for its … Continue reading

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Digital Classrooms, Virtual Schoolbags and Remote Learning

The technology to reset an antiquated education system. GUEST COLUMN | by Krish Kupathil Kids today use smartphones even before they learn to talk — a phenomenon many of us would find hard to believe. Welcome to the real generation … Continue reading

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Reaching Further

A leader in mobile breakthroughs brings wireless tech to underserved communities globally. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Today, there are more than 7 billion mobile connections globally and this figure is expected to grow to approximately 8.7 billion by end … Continue reading

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Changes and Challenges

A view from within the edtech industry. GUEST COLUMN | by Orly Fuhrman The Internet is a digital playground for education and learning. Over the last few years, we’ve seen edtech startups climb the ladder of the venture capitalist portfolio … Continue reading

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Trends | 8 Mobile Learning Essentials

Mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets are ubiquitous in the business world, but what about their potential in the classroom? Across the globe, students from elementary school through high school are increasingly engaging with advanced wireless devices to collaborate … Continue reading

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Trends | K-12 Students See a Bright Future Learning With Tablets

Take a look in the backpack of any K-12 student headed back to school this year and you may see a tablet. And, according to a new survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Pearson, the overwhelming majority of … Continue reading

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Social Media: Brilliant Tool Or Distraction?

GUEST COLUMN | by Rob James Love it or hate it, social media has become part of most people’s everyday lives, whether that means checking Facebook, using Twitter, or engaging in blogs, Pinterest walls, and other networks. Smartphone Internet speeds … Continue reading

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A Turnkey 1-to-1 Student-centric Mobile Instructional Device

SMARTER SCHOOLS | by Michael Spencer Despite the challenges, educators are rather clear on what technology solutions will truly move them forward.  From getting funding, raising test scores, and closing the achievement gap to student behavior and attendance issues — school … Continue reading

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Who Needs Ed Reform Anyway?

CLASSROOM 21 | by Greg Limperis Whatʼs all this talk about tech-fueled education reform lately, anyway? Why change anything? Why can’t kids simply learn like we did when we were little? Look, I turned out okay and I never had … Continue reading

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Interview | Steve Kaye Offers You Some eInstruction

eInstruction® was founded in 1980 by Dr. Darrell Ward. Under Ward’s leadership, eInstruction pioneered the use of student response systems in education with the creation of a handheld student response system called CPS™ (Classroom Performance System). In 2006, eInstruction acquired … Continue reading

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