With so many articles about Higher Ed IT across the web, it can be easy to miss something important. Here we have collected articles from some of the best Higher Ed IT blogs for you in one aggregate feed. We are constantly updating this list from some of our favorite sources.
The Global Engagement Program is a student opportunity offered by the International House. In collaboration with the Career Center, the International House developed the program to provide Duke’s U.S. students with structured ways to interact with international students and scholars at the university. Through mutual learning, students in the program develop cross-cultural communication skills to better navigate an increasingly global workplace and society. You may have students in your courses
This Wednesday we’re going to try a new experiment with the Future Trends Forum videoconference. But first, a quick update. I’ve been leading the Forum since February 11th, 2016. As of this morning 1,799 people have participated in sessions, with nearly 100 guests. Seventy-six (76) recordings are available on YouTube. Photo by Paul Signorelli at the 2016 NMC conference., Most sessions take the form of free-wheeling discussions between a guest,
I’m sort of surprised no one here at ProfHacker has yet written about the launch of Zotero 5.0, seeing as how it’s a favorite automated citation/bibliography/collection organizer platform of the group. So I will. I think it’s still worth writing about, even though it launched more than ten years ago by the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media because when I talk about it, people still haven’t
Enrollment Management has not historically been a primary source for burgeoning college presidents. That trend seems to be changing as colleges wrestle with increased competition, tighter margins, and political issues on both the admission and financial aid fronts. Successful enrollment managers now have a path to a college presidency. On this episode of Admissions Live, we sit down with Brian C. Ralph, Ph.D., the President of William Peace University in
Enrollment Management has not historically been a primary source for burgeoning college presidents. That trend seems to be changing as colleges wrestle with increased competition, tighter margins, and political issues on both the admission and financial a...
While the weather outside doesn’t feel at all like a snow day may be imminent, a recent addition to Canvas may likely prove useful if Old Man Winter shows himself this fall. All faculty who want to use Zoom for webconferencing can now view and schedule meetings right from within a Canvas course. All faculty can get a free Basic Zoom account by logging in with their Etown credentials at
Lessons from my younger daughter.
Three different education stories have stuck in my mind this weekend. They have nothing to do with each other directly – two are very different publications, and one is from me – yet combined they point to some ways higher education is developing. Themes include class, finance, gender, and race. 1. Two young women strive to complete undergraduate degrees, in the face of poverty, homelessness, and exhaustion, in this
Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets posted on Twitter over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers. This week in the wrap … George Couros reminds us that in the classroom (and in life) a small change can make a big difference, we have a cool set of AR and VR stories and developments to check out, read about the nontraditional pathways
The big news this week was the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) at the Department of Education (ED) finding that Western Governors University (WGU) should be considered a correspondence provider instead of a distance education provider, and the school should return more than $700 million in Title IV federal funding programs. In short, being ruled a correspondence provider would mean that most student loans and Pell grants would not
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