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LEGO Design: An Ed Tech Savior?
Commentary  |  6/18/2014  | 
The iconic LEGO toy building blocks are all about interoperability, something sorely lacking in education technology.
6 Steps To Strengthen Your CIO Resume
Commentary  |  5/14/2014  | 
Trying to make the leap from IT director to CIO? Here's how to better sell yourself on paper.
For Public Schools, Mobility Is A Minefield
Commentary  |  2/28/2014  | 
Today's education IT pros, admins, and parents must navigate a rocky road to BYOD responsibility.
Top 10 Myths About Higher Ed CIOs
Commentary  |  1/9/2014  | 
Higher education CIOs are doing fine, thank you. Let's dispel some falsehoods.
Microsoft: Free Office 365 For Students
News  |  10/15/2013  | 
Microsoft's new Student Advantage program means schools that license Office 365 for staff can now provide the software to students at no additional cost.
Open Educational Resources: Smart Policy
Commentary  |  10/11/2013  | 
Educators around the world are already using OERs to improve learning. Why haven't they been adopted on a broader scale?
Big Data, 'Breaking Bad' And Orange Juice
News  |  9/30/2013  | 
MailChimp's chief data scientist has a unique way of explaining data science to the masses. If you know a little Excel, you're ready to learn.
How To Grow An Analytics Career
News  |  9/26/2013  | 
Radhika Kulkarni, VP of advanced analytics R&D at SAS, shares her lessons for making the most of your education and work experiences.
N.Y. State Preps InBloom Student Data Dashboards
News  |  9/23/2013  | 
Education officials persist with plans for an education portal despite public and political objections to InBloom's cloud-based data warehouse. But will it work?
Salesforce.com Announces Second 'Best' Friend: Workday
News  |  9/18/2013  | 
Salesforce.com promised deep integration with Oracle applications in June. Now it's promising similar ties with HCM and financials vendor Workday.
Doctors Use Social For Continuous Medical Education
News  |  9/18/2013  | 
By rebranding what they do on blogs and Twitter, advocates of Free Open Access Medical Education, or #FOAMed, seek to accelerate medical knowledge sharing.
Higher Ed's Cloud Computing Forecast: Stormy
Commentary  |  9/13/2013  | 
Cloud services may not be the right fit for your institution. Here's why.
SAP Expands Big Data Push
Commentary  |  9/11/2013  | 
SAP resells Intel and Hortonworks Hadoop distributions, adds big data applications, connectors and scientists.
Workday Big Data Drive Starts Small
News  |  9/10/2013  | 
Workday Big Data Analytics is ready to take on big external data sets, but for now most customers are focused on internal analyses of smaller data.
Oklahoma U. Brings Order To Digital Disarray
News  |  9/5/2013  | 
OU's "One University" digital learning program includes the development of iBooks and "MOOC-like" courses as well as the university's own iTunes channel. One of seven profiles of IW 500 Business Innovation Award winners.
ACT Goes Social With Career Selection Community
News  |  9/3/2013  | 
ACT Profile site borrows social networking strategies to keep high school students connected as they choose college majors and career paths.
MOOC Features Lessons From 'The Walking Dead'
News  |  9/3/2013  | 
AMC, UC Irvine and Canvas Network to offer massive open online course on lessons of the zombie apocalypse for public health, science and mathematics.
MOOCs No Slam Dunk For Virginia Commonwealth University
News  |  8/30/2013  | 
Rather than jump headfirst into online education, VCU created a task force, surveyed students and faculty and wrote a long-range plan.
Vanderbilt Teases Students, Pleases Faculty With MOOCs
News  |  8/30/2013  | 
Vanderbilt positions its massive open online courses as "educational outreach," not course replacements.
MOOCs Proliferate Despite Unanswered Questions
News  |  8/30/2013  | 
Universities investing in massive open online courses face an uncertain payoff.
Wesleyan's Secrets To Successful MOOCs
News  |  8/30/2013  | 
Wesleyan University polls students regularly and avoids flashy Hollywood techniques to ensure its massive open online courses are effective without breaking the budget.
Will MOOCs Massively Disrupt Higher Education?
News  |  8/30/2013  | 
Even as they grow in popularity, massive open online courses prompt debates about their impact on students, business model and role in the future of education.
Pearson Expands Online Adaptive Learning To Science, Business
News  |  8/29/2013  | 
Pearson will use Knewton's big-data technology to power its online tutoring service for college biology, anatomy/physiology, chemistry, physics, finance and accounting students.
Grading Higher Education: Beware Pitfalls
Commentary  |  8/29/2013  | 
Obama administration's plan to tie financial aid to colleges' outcome data may be a system that's built to fail.
Education IT Talent Development: Who Needs It, Anyway?
Commentary  |  8/29/2013  | 
Universities can tap students, consultants and even offshore labor to fill work gaps, so why bother grooming staff? There are plenty of reasons.
MOOC Math Students Beat On-Campus Pass Rate
News  |  8/28/2013  | 
Udacity-San Jose State MOOC partnership, paused over poor early results, turns a corner and will resume.
Disruptive Education Advocate Encouraged By Obama Focus
News  |  8/28/2013  | 
Christensen Institute's Michael Horn says Obama college ratings proposal could be valuable without link to student financial aid.
Social Business Demands Working Out Loud
Commentary  |  8/23/2013  | 
Encourage employees to narrate their work as part of doing their work.
Kelley School Of Business Chunks Courses For Corporate Use
News  |  8/22/2013  | 
Indiana University's Kelley School of Business delivers short modules on specific sales and management skills to fill corporate training needs.
Education Coalition Drives Change Via Tech
News  |  8/22/2013  | 
League Of Innovative Schools expands to 40 public school districts and education agencies, aims to share examples of tech projects improving student performance.
Open Textbooks Advocate Circles Back To Tech
News  |  8/22/2013  | 
Rice University electrical and computer engineering professor Richard Baraniuk helped create OpenStax online series to solve a practical need for a good textbook.
Graphite.org: Educational Apps, Rated By Educators
News  |  8/21/2013  | 
New directory from Common Sense Media, backed by Bill Gates, helps teachers find best educational apps.
Udacity Hedges On Open Licensing For MOOCs
Commentary  |  8/20/2013  | 
While videos from free courses are freely available on YouTube, the ability of instructors to remix is limited.
Udacity CEO Says MOOC 'Magic Formula' Emerging
News  |  8/19/2013  | 
Sebastian Thrun dishes on Udacity's Silicon Valley style and how to make massive open online courses work for more than "the most motivated 1%."
Software Tells Teacher When Kids Space Out
News  |  8/16/2013  | 
ExitTicket, software born in a classroom, can tell a teacher if the kids in the back of the class haven't been paying attention.
From Jobs Movie To Jobs Case Study
News  |  8/14/2013  | 
Ashton Kutcher playing the billionaire dropout gives Degreed an opportunity to showcase educational achievements that take place outside the classroom.
An Automated Answer To WLAN Setup Headaches
Commentary  |  8/14/2013  | 
At the beginning of every semester, university wireless networks face a massive BYOD challenge. Wireless network onboarding services ease the pain.
10 Hidden Android Tips, Tricks
Slideshows  |  8/13/2013  | 
Learn some new tricks for your Android smartphone with our tips on maps, storage, data plans and more.
In Shadow Of MOOCs, Open Education Makes Progress
Commentary  |  8/12/2013  | 
Advocates say higher education would be better served by resources that are truly open -- not just free.
Box Targets Education, Will Integrate With Canvas LMS
News  |  8/6/2013  | 
Cloud collaboration platform courts universities and K-12 schools, plays up inline grading applications, learning management system tie-ins.
Kaplan Hackathon Makes Time For Innovation
News  |  8/6/2013  | 
Test-prep company gives tech-savvy innovators two regular work days to focus on developing new business projects.
LRMI Project Categorizes Educational Resources Online
News  |  8/6/2013  | 
Learning Resource Metadata Initiative (LRMI) specs aim to help students, teachers more easily cull relevant educational content.
Udemy Offers Online Course Site In 9 Languages
News  |  8/5/2013  | 
Udemy.com now localized for Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Japanese, Chinese, Italian, Russian and Turkish.
Pluralsight Buys TrainSignal, Broadens IT Training Lineup
News  |  8/5/2013  | 
Pluralsight, which provides online training for software developers, acquires TrainSignal, which offers online IT training. One payoff: better DevOps training for merged developer and operations teams.
Law School Tool Promotes Blended Learning
News  |  8/5/2013  | 
LegalED, an online tool launching this fall, encourages law professors to try blended instruction that includes applying legal doctrine to real-life cases.
Universities Create Their Own Social Networks For Students
News  |  7/31/2013  | 
Facebook goes only so far. Some universities are using enterprise social networks to recruit, engage and retain students.
NYC's Mouse Corps Gives Students Tech Design Boost
News  |  7/31/2013  | 
High school program introduces students to a prized combination of technology, engineering and design skills.
MOOC Students Attracted Most By Course Topics
News  |  7/30/2013  | 
Of those who drop out, 68% said they got too busy to continue, according to Canvas survey.
Semester Online Adds Baylor, Temple, Southern Methodist
News  |  7/30/2013  | 
New partners join program allowing students to take semester of credit-bearing online undergraduate courses from top universities.
Udacity: Creating A More Engaging MOOC
Commentary  |  7/26/2013  | 
Udacity cofounder and online education pioneer David Evans sees powerful potential in platform's unique project-based approach.
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