eCampus News April 2013

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Vol. 6, No. 4 Technology News for Today’s Higher-Ed Leader April 2013
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Top News

Graduate school—on the iPad

St. Mary’s University has redesigned some of its graduate degree programs for Apple’s ubiquitous tablet.


Predicting ed tech’s future

3D printing and wearable technology could see widespread adoption in 4-5 years, according to the New Media Consortium.

Best Practices

CRM software helps improve recruitment, retention

Arizona State and Alabama are among the schools that have benefited from using CRM software.


Colleges brace for spending cuts

The loss of billions in funding for student aid and campus research as a result of the sequester will shortchange students, officials say.


Using 3D worlds to visualize data

Virtual 3D environments can help scientists understand overwhelming amounts of data, advocates say.


Exploring the ‘dark side’ of MOOCs

A new infographic reveals critics’ viewpoints—even as major MOOC platforms have expanded.