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PassNote: A Feedback Tool for Improving Student Success
September 15, 2014

Key Takeaways Quality communication between faculty and students in higher education is critical and considerably influences students' intellectual growth , but it is not…

Setting the Stage for Digital Engagement: A Five-Step Approach
September 15, 2014

The practical, pedagogical, and privacy implications of a smart, connected digital campus engaged with its constituents have yet to play out. To handle whatever comes next, colleges and univer…

HawkLearn: A Small College Reaches for the Clouds
July 28, 2014

Key Takeaways Tasked with developing a learning management system road map to satisfy Generation Y's teamwork and collaboration characteristics, Saint Anselm College's …

7 Things You Should Know About Cloud Storage and Collaboration
May 5, 2014

Higher education has seen a move from consumer-level adoption of cloud services to enterprise deployment of full-scale cloud storage and collaboration platforms. Enterprise services can now o…

The Power of Social Presence for Learning
May 19, 2014

Key Takeaways Social presence remains the key to a successful learning experience , and understanding social presence, with its critical connection to learning and community b…

Using the LMS as a Social Network in a Supersized Course
January 23, 2014

By Sidneyeve Matrix Sidneyeve Matrix is associate professor, Media & Film, Queen's University. Large class sizes make it infinitely more challenging for college instructors…

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…

Supporting Student Collaboration in Cyberspace: A cPLTL Study of Web Conferencing Platforms
November 4, 2013

Key Takeaways As cyber peer-led team learning matures, adopting institutions have queried whether other web conferencing platforms might replace or supplement the original platform…

7 Things You Should Know About Calibrated Peer Review
October 4, 2013

Calibrated Peer Review (CPR) is a system developed at UCLA for coordinating and evaluating peer reviews of student work. In CPR, students review one another’s assignments in an an…

The Mixxer
October 7, 2013

Key Takeaways Modern languages and global education are strengths of Dickinson College, making new and more effective tools for teaching language of vital interest to the facul…