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Teaching and Learning
The strategic use of information technology has the ability to transform teaching and learning helping institutions realize EDUCAUSE’s mission of "transforming education through information technologies." All institutions have made educating learners a critical priority. Technology is a means, not an end, toward that goal.
EDUCAUSE focuses on understanding learners, aligning learning principles and practices together and integrating learning technology—all with the goal of improving student success. EDUCAUSE members also benefit from tools and techniques that enable them to deliver high quality academic programs and support services in a flexible manner. The strategic use of information technology can enhance student engagement, improve access, and make services more convenient. As IT is integrated into the academic enterprise, a number of other issues are raised such as financing, policies, faculty involvement, and assessment.
We encourage you to explore EDUCAUSE’s resources on teaching and learning. These include the work of our members as well as material contributed from EDUCAUSE's strategic initiative, the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative. We hope you will find the material of use and encourage you to contribute to future EDUCAUSE activities in teaching and learning.
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EDUCAUSE Library Items for Teaching and Learning
- E10 Session Podcast: Social Media: Understanding the Policy, Privacy, and Legal Issues
January 3, 2011
College students, faculty, and staff frequently use social media to communicate and share information. This presentation by Baylor University's Information Security Officer, Jon Allen , a…
- E10 Session Podcast: How to Use Social Media, Identity Management, and the Campus Portal to Effectively Communicate with Students
December 15, 2010
This session outlines how the portal can be used to facilitate communication and collaboration between groups within the organization. The speakers give concrete examples of interaction between a…