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

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...

Shifting Sands in Online Learning

Campus Technology posted yesterday about the continuing evolution of online learning programs across different institutional cohorts. Regarding online delivery, there has been a decided shift towards asynchronous learning for larger cohorts (2,500+ online learners in...

5 Ways Universities Are Handling Students Diverse Web Needs

In an increasingly connected world eCampusNews recently posted an article describing five areas that colleges and universities need to dig further into in order to meet students changing needs and growing appetite for all things digital. Our abridged version is below,...

Using Data to Drive Completion Rates

We've written a few times about "non-traditional" learners but the reality is that on today's college and university campuses across the U.S. more than half the students enrolled are more than 24 years old - with many working part-time or full-time and even supporting...

Campus Technology: The Hidden Costs of Active Learning

Campus Technology shares a thoughtful first-person perspective piece by an instructor who has been deeply involved with flipped and active learning for a number of years. While technology can certainly help generate efficiencies for instructors and learners alike,...

Online Learning Requires Online Teaching

We just came across a piece by Dr. Devoney Looser of Arizona State University which presents a valuable instructor-side perspective on motivations and experiences with online teaching. With all of the chatter about online learning, one critical vantage point - that of...