The Higher Ed blogosphere is a fantastic resource for discovering the most important trends and pressing topics for Higher Ed professionals. Here you can find a collection of non-tech Higher Ed blog articles from around the web. We are constantly updating this list from some of our favorite sources.
By Tom Tsai, Senior Manager, Architecture Platforms & Integration, UC Berkeley. In this interview, Bill Allison, Chief Technology Officer at UC Berkeley, shares his experience rolling out a web platform solution for UC Berkeley campus websites. Campus employees with no prior web experience can use Open Berkeley’s powerful toolset to easily build sophisticated websites, and customers can rely on Open Berkeley to provide solutions to ongoing security, accessibility, and maintenance
By Jessica Hilt, Chair, Campus LISA and UCCSC, UC San Diego. Last year, Tom Andriola threw his support behind the growing tech community with his First-Timers Award at UCCSC. This year, we are offering a different award to reflect an aspect of the community that we think needs growing at UCCSC – research IT. The University of California Office of the President is sponsoring IT employees from each UC campus
By Sonia Fernandez, Engineering and Public Affairs Writer, UC Santa Barbara. Those of us with easy access to the internet often take for granted the plethora of information at our fingertips as well as the ability to communicate — seemingly in the blink of an eye — with friends and family both near and far. For people in communities where resources and technology are harder to come
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By Su Wang, Enterprise Software Engineer, UC Irvine. If you’re like me, you love new and shiny stuff. It’s all about JS this, MEAN stack that. (Those are real things, right?) But let’s be honest. Ninety percent of the new and shiny stuff you try out fizzles away in a matter of months, if not weeks. They clearly do not belong in an enterprise environment that prizes reliability and maintainability.
This year’s University of California Computing Services Conference (UCCSC) will be held at the beautiful UC San Diego. The conference will open Monday, August 7 with a welcome reception event at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps and close after dinner on Wednesday, August 9. The theme is Working for the Greater Good, because UC IT staff work with the purpose of improving the world at large. Expect awesome talks and
By Julie Goldstein, Cyber-Risk IT Security Analyst, UCOP. Many of us are familiar with the concept of spring cleaning. Well it applies to the digital world too! Just like your home, your digital life can become cluttered; things pile up, get out of date, get lost, and occasionally need some care. A good digital spring cleaning can help keep your devices and information safe and secure year round. It can
A week ago, I ran and finished the Boston Marathon as part of Tenacity’s 15-person charity running team. If you follow any of my social media feeds, you undoubtedly knew that I spent the last four months training for this event while raising money for an outstanding organization. Over the past week, I shared my experiences with many folks in person, via phone, or video chat. These conversations helped me emotionally decompress
A research study from The University of Queensland School of Medicine, Ochsner Clinical School, New Orleans, LA Background The flipped classroom is a student-centered approach to learning that increases active learning for the student compared to traditional classroom-based instruction. In the flipped classroom model, students are first exposed to the learning material through didactics outside of...Read More
The technology competency in the latest ACPA/NASPA Technology Competency (2015) and the corresponding rubric provide student affairs practitioners and administrators guidance on how to effectively learn and apply technology in their roles as educators and programmers for student success. In addition, the two documents are also useful to the same groups when it comes to self-directed and formal professional […]