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Why the Switch to OER Is Easier Than You Think

Taking into account library articles, web links, videos, simulations and more, many courses are already using a number of open education resources — and the move to full OER doesn't necessarily mean a total revamp, according to research out of Excelsior College.

A Mobile Personal Assistant Tuned to Student Needs

In an effort to help freshmen manage the college transition, the University of San Diego created a smart personal assistant app designed to help students prioritize and track their tasks.

Top 10 Education Technologies that Will Be Dead and Gone in the Next Decade

In our 2016 Teaching with Technology survey, faculty members offered their predictions on what the future holds for technology in teaching — including what hardware and systems will bite the dust over the next 10 years.

How to Harness the Power of Introverts in IT

In an era of loud voices and share-all tendencies, one expert advises tapping into the value of the quiet people in the room.

Campus Technology 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards

In our second-annual survey, CT readers share their best-loved and most-used tools on campus.



How to Build a 3D Printing Center

Experts share their advice for setting up a campus 3D printing lab from the ground up.

35 Percent of Faculty Feel They Need More IT Support

More than a third of educators in our 2016 Teaching with Technology survey said they lack access to adequate support and training for the technology in use at their institutions.

3 Key Resources for AV Professional Development

From certifications and industry conferences to manufacturer training classes, here are three ways to keep up-to-date with the latest audiovisual design, installation and support.

A Return to Best Practices for Teaching Online

Is the distinction between online learning and campus-based instruction disappearing? Asking faculty to move their courses online may be deceptively simple. That's why co-authors Judith Boettcher and Rita-Marie Conrad have refined a list of 14 best practices based on core learning principles to help faculty succeed in creating effective online courses.

Do-It-Yourself Accessibility

The University of Central Florida's Universal Design Online Content Inspection Tool evaluates online course content for accessibility issues, allowing instructors to find and address potential problems.

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