Instructional technology / distance education

Educational games expand classroom learning

Educational video games offer active learning that some instructors say is hard to replicate in a traditional classroom.

Georgia State improves student outcomes with data

Georgia State's extensive predictive analytics efforts are leading to better grades and student retention -- and more minorities graduating from STEM programs.

Indiana University System to Scale Civitas Schedule Planner

Indiana University today announced a new partnership with Schedule Planner by Civitas Learning that will allow the system’s more than 100,000 students to develop their optimal course schedules, enabling clearer pathways to graduation, officials said in a statement.

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Oregon State Collaborates With Smart Sparrow for Online Labs

Oregon State University Ecampus announced a collaboration with Smart Sparrow in which the ed-tech firm will work with subject matter experts from the university's chemistry department to create wet lab support tools.

Teaching With Emerging Technologies

Michelle Pacansky-Brock says digital learning is reshaping the higher ed landscape, and suggests five things instructors need to succeed. 

ACL Annual Conference: Advancing Higher Education Through Sustainable Collaborations

Wed, 10/18/2017 to Fri, 10/20/2017


660 Albany Shaker Road Desmond Hotel and Conference Center
Albany , New York 12211
United States

OpenStax Pairs Course Content and Learning Platform

As reported in Inside Higher Ed, OpenStax, the free textbook publisher based at Rice University, is expanding beyond books.

The publisher on Monday launched Tutor Beta, an online learning platform. Initially available in three courses -- biology, physics and sociology -- this fall, OpenStax plans to expand it across all the subject areas in which it publishes content.

New Tech Service for Student Success Management

As reported in Inside Higher Ed, EAB, a research and technology services company, says the time is right for an enterprise-level “student success management system,” or SSMS. EAB has coined -- and trademarked -- the term SSMS, and said it intends to compete in a m

Minnesota Consortium Selects Ex Libris Alma and Primo Solutions

The MnPALS consortium of 60 Minnesota two- and four-year colleges and universities has selected the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and the Primo discovery and delivery solution.


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