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What MOOCs Mean to Today's Students and Institutions
October 7, 2013

This research bulletin uses data from ECAR research on students and IT and on e-learning to paint a picture of the role MOOCs currently play in higher education and the directions MOOCs…

Transitioning to IPv6
October 7, 2013

I nternet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) , the named successor to the current networking protocol that supports the transport of traffic across the Internet, is a more mature standard that a…

ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2013
September 16, 2013

Key Findings See the 2013 report for a full list of key messages, findings, and supporting data. Students recognize the value of technology but still need guidance when it comes to b…

Progress in Meeting Demand for Mobile IT
September 19, 2013

Higher education increasingly provides mobile access to a range of services, apps, and websites, resulting in on-the-go convenience, efficiency, and greater end-user satisfaction. Students, f…

ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2013 - Infographic
September 18, 2013

ECAR has surveyed undergraduate students annually since 2004 about technology in higher education. In 2013, ECAR collaborated with more than 250 higher education institutions to collect responses…

Integrated Planning and Advising Services (IPAS) Research
August 30, 2013

Related Resources in the EDUCAUSE Library Executive Briefs on Personalized Pathways Integrated Planning and Advising Services (IPAS) Student Retention Managing…

Gender Diversity among Higher Education CIOs
September 9, 2013

Women’s presence in the IT profession in general, and as top executives in particular, has been a theme garnering much attention over the past several years. At a time when women make up …

Creating MOOCs for College Credit: SJSU’s Partnership with edX and Udacity
August 14, 2013

In fall 2012, an SJSU team of administrators and faculty decided to use and develop MOOC materials in for-credit courses .  This meant that the courses would not be free or even massive but w…

Central IT Support Services
August 12, 2013

This CDS Spotlight focuses on data from the 2012 Core Data Service to better understand how higher education institutions provide central IT support services . Information provided for this sp…

Learning While Doing: Two Institutions’ Practical IT Risk Management Experiences
July 29, 2013

IT risk management identifies, assesses, and responds to IT risks. Effective IT risk management examines issues such as institutional use of data , IT security measures to prevent or…