Students want more real-time information about progress

Students want more real-time information about progress

Education Dive reports on a new study by Blackboard relating to measuring the impacts on learning performance of using mobile notifications - a feature we've had available in Junction since 2015. Researchers found that students were particularly interested in...
Campus View:  Chasing Graduation

Campus View: Chasing Graduation

Today’s post is brought to you by Kevin Hernandez, a student at Williams College who has joined the Junction team for his summer internship. Look out for additional pieces from Kevin this summer. Today is the day. You have received multiple reminders that you need to...
College Students are Digital Natives?  Not so fast…

College Students are Digital Natives? Not so fast…

Paul Feldman, CEO of Jisc, recently published a piece evaluating the digital readiness for the workplace of today's college students. The results are illuminating, to say the least. ...this year’s edition of Jisc’s student digital experience survey shows that only...
Driving Institutional Progress, First Stop = Engaging Faculty

Driving Institutional Progress, First Stop = Engaging Faculty

When you speak with students on college campuses and ask them to reflect upon their experiences often the first thing that comes to mind is their experience, good and bad, with individual instructors in courses that they've taken. What doesn't come to mind? Senior...
Driving Success in Remedial Education

Driving Success in Remedial Education

Over this past weekend the New York Times ran an op-ed piece about the success that CUNY has been having with a bottoms-up approach to revamping remedial education. As 'success' can mean many things, to many people, from the piece: More than half the students who...