Educause 2013: It’s All About Engagement
Educause 2013 brought together the country’s greatest minds in higher education to discuss the future of learning. We’ve come away from this year’s conference with a lot to think about – the role of mobile devices in the classroom, new technology implementations and turning the traditional classroom upside down. But throughout all of these different […]
Day 2 of Educause 2013: Videoconferencing, Engagement and the Student Experience
Day 2 of Educause 2013 has been both information-filled and somewhat fascinating. During the general session this morning, author and renowned game designer, Jane McGonigal, shared some intriguing facts about the power of gaming in higher education. A few facts she shared that I found especially interesting included – 71% of employees are not engaged […]
Robot Soccer? Staying Connected at Bowdoin College
As our team has prepared for Educause 2013 this week, we have been talking a lot about technology in higher education and how it’s impacting colleges, universities, students and...
Security: Vital for Technology-enabled Education
More and more we are seeing the education landscape change to include more technology for collaboration and mobile learning. Colleges and universities are enabling secure networks for staff and students...
Educause: Bringing Together Technology and Education to Invest in Our Future
It’s amazing to think about the way a traditional classroom operated only a few years ago. As Renee Patton recently pointed out in her blog post, there were rules, there were barriers, and they were all kept within the confines of an educational institution. As technology has advanced, those rules have been challenged, barriers overcome, […]