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Higher Education Technology

Deflate This! On Footballs and Higher Education

Dan Butin | Posted 03.25.2015 | College
Dan Butin

We must begin to offload the transfer of information to other means and embrace our role as helping students to transform knowledge. And this transformation, in turn, may actually help us to do all those other things we claim to do.

What Students Really Think About Technology In The Classroom

| Sarah Garland | Posted 05.16.2014 | Technology

The grownups who make and debate education policy disagree about a lot of things, but they often take it as a given that kids love technology. And tap...

Help! I'm a Teacher -- How Do I Get into Education Technology?

Deborah Chang | Posted 07.15.2014 | Technology
Deborah Chang

Education technology companies need educators. Not only do you bring expertise in teaching pedagogy and educational content, you also serve as the voice of the ultimate end users -- teachers and students.

Education Integration: How One Company Is Revolutionizing Ed-Tech

Zev Gotkin | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Zev Gotkin

In fact, many students who complete online degree programs using 2U often enthusiastically fly out for the in-person graduation ceremonies at their own expense.

Startups Search for the Best Ed-Tech Business Model

Kevin Ducoff | Posted 04.29.2013 | College
Kevin Ducoff

The world of ed-tech is booming, as 2012 was a big year for startups in the industry. Now, plenty of industry analysts are wondering: just what is the best model for ensuring students across the world have access to online courses?

Higher Tech Meets Higher Ed

Robin Raskin | Posted 02.22.2013 | Technology
Robin Raskin

Silicon Valley thrives on disruption; academia thrives on tradition. That's a recipe for tension.

High-tech Course Delivery, One Low-tech Brick at a Time

John D. Haeger | Posted 02.13.2013 | College
John D. Haeger

Don't they, of all our students, deserve the very best we can offer? That includes personal contact with faculty, of course. No digital developments will ever alter that NAU hallmark on our Flagstaff campus.

Four Companies Bringing Higher Education to Mobile Devices

Heather Huhman | Posted 02.04.2013 | College
Heather Huhman

There's no denying it: mobile devices are revolutionizing the way our students access higher education.

This GPS Leads to Student-Faculty Communication

John D. Haeger | Posted 12.31.2012 | College
John D. Haeger

Changes to classroom and online instruction aren't the only ways that technology can affect outcomes in higher education.

The College Students of Tomorrow and the Ongoing Paradigm Shift in Education

Edward Guiliano, Ph.D. | Posted 12.24.2012 | College
Edward Guiliano, Ph.D.

For the past few years, incoming classes have never lived without the Internet. We know that its members learn and process information differently than their professors did when they began their college careers.

Catching Up to Technology Transformation

John D. Haeger | Posted 12.12.2012 | College
John D. Haeger

Intellectually, most of us understand that change is inevitable, even though long-held traditional views of how to deliver a college education have locked us into the same fundamental model for centuries.

Bringing Innovation to the Ivory Tower

Thomas Kruczek | Posted 12.03.2012 | College
Thomas Kruczek

A college campus should be an exciting interface between the academic and the real world, an institution at the cutting edge of social and technological change, an incubator for new ideas.

The Other Side to Technology in Higher Education

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 11.25.2012 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

With the concentration lately on educational delivery, we seem to be missing important innovations that are reshaping how American higher education conducts its business.

The Flying Car of Higher Education

Paul Freedman | Posted 06.19.2012 | Education
Paul Freedman

How do we make higher education more personal and affordable?