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Half of Online Students Prefer this Route Over a Physical Campus.

Half of Online Students Prefer this Route Over a Physical Campus.

A new study done by Learning House and Aslanian Market Research focused on students in online courses found that 50 percent of them would rather not attend classes on a physical campus. The study was done in Spring of 2016 with 1,500 students who had either recently graduated, were currently enrolled or planned to enrollRead more about Half of Online Students Prefer this Route Over a Physical Campus.[…]

Stephen Fry Launches Pindex, a “Pinterest for Education”

Stephen Fry Launches Pindex, a “Pinterest for Education”

Pindex is also known as “a Pinterest for education”, making use of the powerful educational tool that the Internet can be. Pindex is able to create educational videos for students and teachers. Stephen Fry was responsible for providing creative direction and is also the voice to one of the first videos. Other videos focus onRead more about Stephen Fry Launches Pindex, a “Pinterest for Education”[…]

Cybersecurity Update: Phishing Becoming More Frequent, Effective

Cybersecurity Update: Phishing Becoming More Frequent, Effective

As other forms of online security grow stronger, online criminals are looking more and more towards the end user as an attack vector as well as a victim. Phishing attacks, which trick the user into voluntarily giving up their personal information to a source that they think they can trust, are increasing dramatically. At theRead more about Cybersecurity Update: Phishing Becoming More Frequent, Effective[…]

Western Oregon University Install NetApp Flash Storage

Western Oregon University Install NetApp Flash Storage

Western Oregon University has a new flash storage system. The new system has increased the school’s storage capacity and speed. The University administrators use IBM Congos, which is a business intelligence software. Professors are using the Moodle e-learning system. The system will help instructors incorporate videos, online quizzes and other digital content into their courses.Read more about Western Oregon University Install NetApp Flash Storage[…]

Smart Classroom Strategies: Getting Faculty Involved

Smart Classroom Strategies: Getting Faculty Involved

A recent article published by Campus Technology describes how higher ed institutions nationwide are upgrading to provide faculty with the latest technologies to use for teaching and learning. These technologies include hardware such as clickers, tablets, and video recording equipment along with software and web tools such as Google Apps. However, while many of theseRead more about Smart Classroom Strategies: Getting Faculty Involved[…]