IT leaders are critical for a positive student experience
Higher education IT leaders believe they play an important role in improving the overall student experience at their institution, according to a recent survey commissioned by global payments and software company Flywire.
Flexibility for The Future: Strategic Campus Planning Webinar
Three critical themes emerged from our recent Lambent webinar “Flexibility for the Future: Strategic Campus Planning” featuring Marc Fournier, Georgetown ... Read more
ChatGPT: The shakeup education was waiting for
Since its launch in November 2022, ChatGPT has dominated conversations in the media landscape and within the education industry. A key conversation focuses on weighing its benefits versus risks, and many higher-ed institutions have been quick to implement bans on the technology altogether for fears of plagiarism in written works. But is this the right course of action to take?
Investing in classroom collaboration tools? 3 things to know
Modern technological advancements affect virtually every area of daily life, and today’s educational institutions are looking to new digital tools to help improve student achievement and engagement while fostering collaborative learning environments for both in-person and remote learners.
Inclusive education programs offer support for students with intellectual disabilities
In Colorado and nationwide, most colleges don’t offer programs for students with intellectual disabilities, which includes limitations in reasoning, learning, problem solving, or social or practical skills. Those colleges that do have limited spots.
OER can play a role in student retention and success
Adopting open educational resources, or OER, can be an effective strategy for meeting campus equity goals and improving retention by reducing failure and withdrawal rates, according to a new report from the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U).
Are educators using ChatGPT to write lesson plans?
A whopping 97 percent of respondents in a recent survey say they ‘frequently’ or ‘sometimes’ use ChatGPT to write lesson plans. Likewise, 93 percent of teachers say they use the AI platform to grade and provide feedback for students, 91 percent say to write emails, and 89 percent say to write letters of recommendation.
Course materials data: What to look for and why you need it
Course materials reporting, analytics, and financial reconciliation have become massive undertakings for schools these days. This is, in large part, because data often lives in different silos, platforms, and systems across campuses, making it difficult for schools to know what information is available, let alone how to compile and assess all of it.
How to cultivate student belonging on a community college campus
There are many reasons people come to our community college in north central Ohio. They seek to earn more money, accelerate careers, receive vocational training, or obtain technical certifications. Our youngest students want to get a head start on college.
Future Schools: How Smarter IT Enables Higher Ed
In this latest episode of Innovations in Education, join host Kevin Hogan with Keith S. Kellermeyer, Product Manager at Transact Campus Inc., as he discusses how technology can transform higher education. In today’s world, students demand advanced and seamless digital experiences, and IT is critical in providing efficient and effective services to students and staff on college and university campuses.
Online proctoring isn’t just for online courses
Whether classes are on-campus, hybrid, or fully remote, online proctoring is a valuable tool that’s proven to reduce cheating while saving instructors time and offering students more access, flexibility, and convenience.