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MOOC Evolution and One Poetry MOOC’s Hybrid Approach
November 24, 2014

Key Takeaways Based on the theory of connectivism , MOOCs originally sought to leverage the Internet as a collaborative communications platform to facilitate connections a…

Practicing Collaborative Digital Pedagogy to Foster Digital Literacies in Humanities Classrooms
October 13, 2014

Key Takeaways New digital tools and platforms create opportunities in pedagogy , but they also result in deployment of under-tested digital tools in classroom instruction, w…

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…

Academica: A 21st-Century Enterprise Social Portal for Education Communities
October 28, 2015 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2015

Wayne State University in Detroit and Merit (Michigan's R&E network provider and community enabler) are building a new digital community based upon an innovative enterprise portal platfo…