As universities are gearing up for the fall semester, it can be tough to keep tabs on everything going on within the Higher Ed IT community. Stay on top of the topics that are most important to university CIOs or IT directors with our picks for last month’s must-read Higher Ed IT articles.
Although student success initiatives come with the best intentions, they can sometimes lead to unfortunate side effects when not organized correctly. The phenomenon, known as “initiative fatigue,” can fray your relationship with stakeholders and burn them out on future initiatives. Learn more about initiative fatigue and how to avoid it with Educause’s full article.
Students are getting increasingly used to being able to access the software they need anywhere and on any device. If you’re looking to please tech-savvy students, adopting VDI solutions may be exactly what they need. Learn more about VDI and how to properly implement it with eCampus News’ full article.
Contrary to popular belief, not all “traditional” students are as tech savvy as it seems. While many know how to use their phones and share memes on Facebook, it can be detrimental to the success of some students to assume that they know their way around Microsoft Word and other, less entertaining software. Discover how to ensure students have the computer literacy to succeed in Higher Ed with EdSurge’s full article.
Curious what University Deans think the future of Higher Ed will hold? You’re in luck! According to the State of Innovation in Higher Education survey, their respondents predict that the Higher Education system will improve significantly in ten years. Learn more about the survey results with Campus Technology’s full article.
Cisco’s Visual Networking Index report showcases a series of predictions related to the Internet of Things in Higher Ed. Not only will they make up half of all connected devices by 2021, but there will be three times the population of Earth as well. Learn more about the full report with EdTech Magazine’s full article.
According to the most recent Digital Learning Compass: Distance Education Enrollment Report, 30% of Higher Ed students are taking at least one online class. Additionally, a majority of distance students live in the same state as their university’s. Learn more about the survey results and additional findings with eCampus News.
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