It can be difficult to keep up with all of the conversations going on in the Higher Ed IT community. This is especially tough now that the fall semester is on its way. Save yourself time by checking out our picks for last month’s must-read Higher Ed IT articles and blog posts.
As the cloud becomes more popular option for universities, the balance between hardware and services spending will shift significantly. For example, traditional infrastructure spending fell to 4.6% this year, according to CIO Dive. Learn more about how the cloud is affecting IT spending with CIO Dive’s brief and IDC’s full article.
For a few years, many believed that MOOCs would be the next big disruption to Higher Ed. Despite the hype, they fell by the wayside as just another learning technology rather than something revolutionary. Instead, MOOCs seem to have found their audience primarily among those who consider themselves professional learners. Learn more about where MOOCs are finding success with EdSurge’s full article.
While the next generation of online learning brought with it advances in administrative tools, the “next” next generation aims to create a truly adaptive learning environment for students. This N2GDLE model engages with users to guide learners towards their individual goals. Learn more about the “next” next generation of online learning with Educause’s full article.
Now that this year’s Campus Technology conference has come and gone, there’s no better time to discover what the experts have to say about Higher Ed technology. One such technology that has the experts talking is virtual reality as a learning tool. Learn about the future of virtual reality from the experts at Campus Technology 2017 with EdTech Magazine’s full article.
At the core of Higher Ed is the need to promote student success. Luckily, recent advancements in technology have proven useful in improving student outcomes. Success comes in many different forms, depending on the individual and the institution that attend, however. Learn more about how universities are driving student success in eCampus News’ full article.
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