Trends in Higher Education

By Jan Svärdhagen | This magazine covers trends in higher education with a specifik focus on digital learning in higher education. Tech could be great used the right way...but it´s not always this is the situation ;-)

Report: Most Millennials Learn More from Technology than from People

Research<p>The majority of millennials ages 18-34 (69 percent) learn more information from technology than from people, according to a new report from …

Millennials

Campus Technology 2017: Lifetime Learning is the New Model for Higher Education

The future of higher education will likely be <b>crafted by both incremental changes and a drastic rethinking of the institutional model</b>, according to …

The Private Side of Public Higher Education

Across the United States, the vast majority of public colleges and universities that offer online education programs or courses are now relying upon …

Education

In Higher Education, IT Change Is What You Make of It

In higher education, change is a constant — a state of affairs we can expect to continue for the foreseeable future. In fact, as <b>institutions seek to</b> …

​The Power of Choice: Why Online Classes Matter to Students

There is no lack of evidence to suggest that online classes have deeply transformed the teaching and learning landscape in higher education. In 2015, …

Education

Campus Technology 2017: The Connected Campus Will Reshape College Life

The Internet of Things is just starting to appear on college campuses, but as the technology matures, applications will be limited only by users’ …

For-credit MOOC proves popular among MIT students

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s catalog of publicly available massive open online courses is typically marketed toward the non-MIT …

Education

New Analytics Tool Tracks Cheating Patterns for Online Testing

Online proctoring and identity verification company Examity today launched examiDATA, a data platform designed to "aggregate and analyze information …

Analytics

3 Ways Technology Is Changing Studying

By Meghan Bogardus CortezMobile devices and other digital tools reshape how college students get classwork done.

Education

Is it time to reconsider your LMS?

Learning management systems must be constantly reappraised to ensure that it is the best fit for users and instructors, according to eLearning …

Education

Towards the 4th Generation University

The technological developments are rapidly progressing and have impact in all aspects of our lives: energy, mobility, health, security, working, …

Innovation

Digital learning: how to keep your students switched on

Delivering teaching online is increasingly important for academics, but it needs to be more than a content dump<p>Universities will be busy this year adapting to the changes introduced by the government’s higher education reforms. But they mustn’t forget that there is more to the future of higher …

Campus politics get dirty: a security guard reveals all

The general election isn’t the only political battle that matters in universities – student union candidates resort to extra-judicial tactics to secure their votes<p>Election fever hit our campus a month before it started spreading to the rest of the country. A lot of student union officer posts open …

What is online learning? Seeking definition

Using Kubi robots and iPads for telepresence at Michigan State University: the new online learning?The surveyOne reason I have not been blogging much …

Learning

The Impact of Virtual Reality on Learning

As virtual reality goes mainstream and provides new ways for students to interact and gain hands-on experience, it's important to experiment and …

10 Virtual Tools for the Math Classroom

« What Will Ed Tech Look Like in 100 Years? | Main | Problems With Unruly Classroom Behavior? There's an App for That »<p>| No comments<p>It is no secret …

Mathematics

Calls for 'airport-style' searches of students before exams following Telegraph investigation

Students should be subject to "intrusive" airport-style searches before sitting exams, MPs and university bosses have said, amid fears a growing number are using tiny in-ear devices to cheat the system.<p>It comes after official data revealed for the first time that "cheat tech" is on the rise, as …

Education

Medical Students Practice Critical Skills on Digital Cadavers

By Chris HayhurstVirtual reality tools prepare future medical professionals for complex procedures.

Medical School

Faculty Perceptions about Teaching Online: Exploring the Literature Using the Technology Acceptance Model as an Organizing Framework | Wingo | Online Learning

The PDF file you selected should load here if your Web browser has a PDF reader plug-in installed (for example, a recent version of Adobe Acrobat …

Education

NMC Report Identifies Analytics, Collaboration as Key Higher Ed Tech Trends

By Meghan Bogardus CortezThe New Media Consortium’s annual Horizon Report explores the trends and challenges shaping ed tech implementation.

Education Technology

Why use social media to support learning?

<i>The Learning Systems Team of the Open University, the UK’s largest university and a distance learning specialist, talk about why they support the use</i> …

Social Media Marketing

iPads Did Not Revolutionize Campus Teaching (But a Few Colleges Give Every Student One)

When Apple released its first iPad seven years ago, the company thought one area it would revolutionize was education. But today the device’s …

Education

AI Market to Grow 47.5% Over Next Four Years

The artificial intelligence (AI) market in the United States education sector is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 47.5 percent …

Canadian Researchers Design Bendable Sensors for Next-Gen Touchscreen Devices, Wearables and More

Research<p>Images Courtesy of the University of British Columbia.<p>Imagine folding up a tablet and putting it in your pocket or purse after using it. This …

University of British Columbia

How Digital Literacy Impacts Today’s Classroom

By: Na’ama Y. Rosenberg. Teaching students digital literacy provides the framework they need for appropriately interpreting and interacting online. …

Digital Literacy

11 Digital Literacy Myths, Debunked

5 Big Trends (and 3 Little Ones) in Higher Ed AV

Audiovisual offerings seem to change with the seasons. But keeping these trends in mind can help define the products and features that will serve …

Internet of Things Promises Smart Future for Campus Infrastructure

By Nicci FaganUtilities, building management and transportation fleets can reap benefits of connected systems.

Internet of Things

Interactive Campus Maps Help Students Navigate Universities

By Meghan Bogardus CortezColleges are providing information and boosting security thanks to 21st century maps.

College & University