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Priorities Marked Down by University CIOs

Priorities Marked Down by University CIOs

  Image Source: Maryland GovPics via Flickr At the annual Leadership Board for CIO’s (Chief Information Officer) information Technology in Higher Education, about 41 percent reveal that “security and privacy issues are their biggest concerns, followed by staffing concerns and funding issues.” They also found a problem with IT budgeting staffing and cloud usage. TheRead more about Priorities Marked Down by University CIOs[…]

Data Analytics Will Help Student Success

Data Analytics Will Help Student Success

With technology, students have been able to empower their own education. Either it being a way to help boost their grades or attending classes despite other responsibilities or locations. The Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology hopes that all universities will take advantage of the possibilities technology can create for students. The Office ofRead more about Data Analytics Will Help Student Success[…]

Distance Learning Is the Solution for Rural Institutions

Distance Learning Is the Solution for Rural Institutions

Digital equity is a big topic in K-12 schools, but small, rural colleges and universities have a bigger issue to tackle around technology. They have to enable students in rural colleges to enjoy the same resources and opportunities as students in urban institutions. In Anderson, S.C., Forrest College attracts students from rural areas as farRead more about Distance Learning Is the Solution for Rural Institutions[…]

Digital Course Materials is the Key to Bettering Higher Education

Digital Course Materials is the Key to Bettering Higher Education

Higher education stakeholders believe that digital course materials are key to solving system wide problems. A survey by Pearson Education found that at least 84 percent of students, teachers and administrators said that a shift to digital could help with challenges they face. 82 percent also said that digital is the future, but only 56Read more about Digital Course Materials is the Key to Bettering Higher Education[…]

The Women of the Stem Majors Offer the Solutions for Gender Imbalance

The Women of the Stem Majors Offer the Solutions for Gender Imbalance

While the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) field has had an astonishing 80 percent increase in jobs in the United States, the gender imbalance has left almost half the population at risk of being left behind. In a recent survey conducted by CDW Corporation, women are shown to feel uncomfortable in male-dominated classrooms, haveRead more about The Women of the Stem Majors Offer the Solutions for Gender Imbalance[…]