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What Analytics Aren’t

The new VP of analytics at a leading edtech company talks data. GUEST COLUMN | by Mike Sharkey Analytics aren’t a cure-all for education institutions. They don’t solve problems automatically. There isn’t an instruction manual on how to properly use … Continue reading

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Globally Competent

From Boston to Botswana, developing truly effective cross-border collaborations. GUEST COLUMN | by Marisa Wolsky As we face the beginning of the 21st century, economists and government agencies are putting forth an urgent call for a new engineering workforce. At … Continue reading

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Better Resources

What is the state of digital media in higher education? GUEST COLUMN | by Patrick Merfert We conducted the 2016 State of Digital Media in Higher Education survey after hearing from students, faculty, and administrators that digital media and visual … Continue reading

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The New Politics of Educational Data

A widening ideological divide emerges with powerful implications for the future of education. GUEST COLUMN | by Bryan Alexander  As winter gives way to spring in the northern hemisphere, we are witnessing the emergence of a new politics of educational … Continue reading

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Smart Spending

Guidelines for funding classroom technology. GUEST COLUMN| by Mike Patterson  Teachers and school administrators nationwide believe that bringing technology into classrooms boosts educational outcomes for students. Districts often purchase the next big device to “revolutionize” learning. In fact, overall education … Continue reading

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