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2015 ACUTA/NACUBO State of Resnet Report
April 20, 2015

The 2015 report is a comprehensive survey designed to measure the broad variation in practice and policy within higher education and lay the groundwork for long-term trend analysis and benchmarki…

Electronic Lab Notebooks: ECAR-WG Technology Spotlight
April 9, 2015

Electronic lab notebooks (ELNs) are software-based tools to replace paper lab notebooks . Scientists and other researchers use laboratory notebooks to organize their data, and ELNs mov…

Technology-Driven Service Learning: The Instructor's Role and the Student's Experience
February 9, 2015

Key Takeaways To enhance student interactions with community organizations in a service-learning course, Ohio State University's Sociology Department introduced mobile t…

Tablets and iPads

Tablets and iPads True Many colleges and universities hav…

Study of Students and Information Technology, 2014
October 30, 2014

For the 2014 student techology use study, ECAR also collaborated with 213 institutions to collect responses from 75,306 undergraduate students about their technology experiences. Key F…

Understanding Responsive Web Design in Higher Education
September 9, 2014

This paper is a publication of the ECAR Mobile Strategy and Application Development (ECAR-MSAD) Working Group. In higher education, nearly every user interaction that takes place on a desktop or …

Creating a Fluid Learning Environment
October 13, 2014

Key Takeaways By 2025, mobile natives — students born after the Apple iPhone went to market — will be entering higher education , bringing with them an era of mobile l…

Turning the iPad into a Dynamic Hub in the Language Classroom
January 29, 2014

By Colin Keaveney Colin Keaveney is assistant professor of French (Teaching), University of Southern California. Recently, I decided to use iPad functionalities to enhance prepa…

7 Things You Should Know About Telepresence Robots
December 9, 2013

Most telepresence robots combine a mobile base with a small screen placed roughly at the height of a person —think of a tablet computer atop a mop handle anchored to a rolling platfo…

Tablets in the Forest: Mobile Technology for Inquiry-Based Learning
November 4, 2013

Key Takeaways To support an inquiry-based field research experience , McGill University gave environmental biology students mobile devices to gather rich data in the field and t…