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Aligning Information Technology Standards with Accreditation Standards
May 9, 2006

This bulletin categorizes and compares the requirements of the U.S. regional accrediting bodies and key professional organizations related to technology administration and usage. Additionally, it…

Aligning IT Strategy to Open Source, Partnering, and Web Services
November 25, 2003

This research bulletin examines the current state of open source initiatives in higher education. It provides a roadmap for incorporating open source application development in an information tec…

An Architecture for Evolving IT Customer Service
July 5, 2005

As a sequel to the ECAR research bulletin "Customer-Centered IT Support: Foundations, Principles, and Systems" by the same authors, this bulletin describes the philosophy behind Indiana…

An Evaluation Framework for Course Management Technology
July 8, 2003

This research bulletin describes an evaluation framework--developed by Project BMS@WBW.edu--for analyzing the teaching and learning processes that course management technologies support. Because …

Analytics in Support of Student Retention and Success
April 10, 2012

Higher education is facing a variety of conflicting challenges. National and state competitiveness depend on a citizenry with postsecondary education. Large segments of the population traditional…

Analytics Rising: IT's Role in Informing Higher Education Decisions
May 24, 2011

This ECAR research bulletin describes how CIOs and other IT leaders, through a focus on analytics, can work together with other institutional groups to provide clear and meaningful information…

Application Service Providers: An Alternative Model for IT Services Delivery
May 14, 2002

Application service providers (ASPs) offer an alternative way for organizations to make IT resources available to users by hosting and managing software applications and the related hardware, net…

Assessing and Communicating the Value of IT
August 2, 2005

This research bulletin suggests methodologies for assessing, measuring, and communicating the value of information technology as a strategic asset in higher education. It covers approaches that c…

Assessing the Future: E-Portfolio Trends, Uses, and Options in Higher Education
February 24, 2009

This ECAR research bulletin overviews the use of e-portfolios in higher education. The analysis of the potential benefits in post-secondary settings also includes considerations of the obstacles …

Assessing What Faculty, Students, and Staff Expect from Information Technology Organizations in Higher Education
September 7, 2010

This ECAR research bulletin covers the TechQual+ approach to assessing what faculty, students, and staff expect from IT organizations in higher education. The theoretical approach to TechQual+ i…