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.
What’s New in Sakai 12? On May 12th, Loyola’s learning management system will be upgrading to Sakai 12. In this upgrade, students, faculty, and staff will see a few updates. Some of these changes include: Improved features in the Assignments, Gradebook, and Lessons tools Accessibility improvements Auto favorite new sites An updated text editor How to Learn More Register for Training If you would like to learn
Over the last 24 hours there’s been a short Twitter thread about whether or not materials released under a CC license with the NC condition can be used in a college classroom safely. Hey #OER gurus, rec’d a question about #CreativeCommons BY-NC license & trepidation re using NC stuff specifically in publicly-funded colleges & universities. Safe to use, correct? Any info/links wd be loved! @thatpsychprof @opencontent @actualham @BCOpenText @eCampusOntario
There’s a lot of talk lately about the terrible, horrible, sexist, racist, misogynist, and generally unconstructive feedback that presenters get at conferences: This is on top of feedback where an attendee gives a presenter one star because the food wasn’t what they wanted, or they sat next to someone smelly, the room was cold, an […] The post End Anonymous Conference Feedback appeared first on The Lone Sysadmin. Head over
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What’s occurring? New UK regulations on accessibility became law in 2018 and content made available on Learning Space needs to be compliant by September 2020. What does it mean for Falmouth teaching staff? You will be responsible for making your Learning Space compliant by 2020. You will need to become familiar with the regulations; learn and apply relevant practical IT skills. What are some of those practical skills?
Through the lens of Commencement, learn how Georgia Techs Campus Communications partners with Special Events to create fresh content for both teams. This session outlines the long-term planning process, available resources both sides can offer, and advic...
Through the lens of Commencement, learn how Georgia Tech’s Campus Communications partners with Special Events to create fresh content for both teams. This session outlines the long-term planning process, available resources both sides can offer, and advice on identifying newsworthy aspects in annual events.
At the Google I/O conference last spring, we were promised AR Google Maps – augmented reality directions on the one app we all find indispensable. It’s been a long wait, and it’s not over yet. But the ... Read more AR Google Maps – Lessons for our Future Smart Glasses This article first appeared on Digital Bodies.
How an online high school may help us rethink the traditional “college” experience for undergrads who can’t live on campus.
First, let me make it clear that I work for the Flipped Learning Network(as their Community Administrator), so yes, I am a fan and advocate of their work. One of the many inspiring educators on the FLN Board is Matthew T. Moore. Matthew has been very busy these last few years, being a key player in putting together the ILFABN (Illinois Flipped and Blended Learning) conferences, writing his book, DIBs: Using