Author Archives: victorrivero

Laying the Groundwork

FCC’s E-Rate program closes the Wi-Fi gap and opens up digital learning environments. GUEST COLUMN | by Shane Buckley Over the next several years, the education industry will see a major shift. The implementation of new standards, the move to … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | eTextbooks from Amazon

For those of us who went through college lugging textbooks around campus, there is now a better way: eTextbooks from Amazon. Students can take their entire library on their mobile devices by using the free Kindle reading app (available on iOS, … Continue reading

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Slaying the Status Quo

Driving engagement and success for a new generation of students. GUEST COLUMN | by Frances Cairns Building a campus environment where everyone has access to important university services, programs and events is a critical part of driving student engagement and … Continue reading

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The Future of Learning is in Reach

Analytics can help you shop, watch and eat smarter – but what will it do for education? GUEST COLUMN | by John Baker In many ways, one could argue, the future of learning is in reach. Education models have evolved … Continue reading

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Students Crash-land on Mars

Using the RITE method to learn: testing the Mars game prototype. [i] GUEST COLUMN | by Barbara Freeman The purpose of the Mars Game project is to build a game that is ‘fun’ (meaning that it is immersive and that students … Continue reading

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