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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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Digital Bridges

A new collaboration between Grinnell College and the University of Iowa. GUEST COLUMN | by Erik Simpson To sustain collaborative digital projects in undergraduate teaching, we need to cultivate a kind of pedagogical improvisation, to borrow a metaphor from Jesse … Continue reading

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On A Mission

Priorities for a connected classroom. GUEST COLUMN | by Suchita Mandavilli On January 14, 2015, President Barack Obama spoke in Cedar Falls, Iowa, about the need for better broadband. “High-speed broadband is not a luxury,” he said. “It’s a necessity.” … Continue reading

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