Articles by tag: university

Digital Signage Investments in Schools Help Inform On-Campus Happenings, Such as Notification of an Active Shooter 

Gone are the days when digital signage investments on college campuses was merely a rotating carousel of event announcements and cafeteria menus. Today, thanks to advances in technology and data analytics, these screens are transforming into interactive hubs that offer customized experiences, wayfinding, and even safety information. Beyond acting as virtual billboards, they…

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International Education Week’s 2022 Open Doors Report Shows 4% Increase

Every year the U.S. Department of State, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Education, celebrates International Education Week. Part of these festivities is publishing the Open Doors Reports to showcase the current state of international students attending state-side universities in the current year. Michael Horn, host of Future of Education, breaks down what this…

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What’s Next for Higher Education

While Michael Horn know a lot about disruption in education, pandemics weren’t on the list. On this episode of EdTech Today, Michael talks about the effects COVID-19 has had on higher education and hopefully the silver linings that can come out of it. Michael Horn speaks and writes about the future of education and works…

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7 Higher-Ed IT Trends to Track in 2021

Higher education, like many other industries, has undoubtedly been hit heavily by the pandemic. Classes have shifted to online and hybrid environments, budgets are squeezed more than ever, and higher-ed IT and technology needs continue to evolve. Institutions are taking a hard look at IT infrastructure to ensure they are set up to provide the…

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Australia Turns Away International Students in 2021, Welcoming AU$34 Billion dollar Dent in Economy

Few countries have been as firm with their response to the coronavirus as country (and island) Australia. By capping entry and enforcing a strict 2-week quarantine, the country recently celebrated a six-day streak reporting no new locally-acquired COVID infections, according to Reuters. Australia continues this strict course of action into 2021 as it makes the…

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Is Face-to-Face Learning Better than Online Learning?

Much of the recent argument raging about reopening schools rests on the quality of online instruction. That’s understandable. However, there’s much about online instruction that remains misunderstood. It’s time to change that… In my 50-year teaching career, I had the opportunity to create and teach online courses, an experience that sheds light on this debate….

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Gen Z May be Rejecting the Traditional College and Career Paths

Amidst a global pandemic, American teenagers remain steadfast in their belief that higher education plays a key role in their future success; however, the education and career paths they are planning to take after high school differ from previous generations. In fact, more than half are open to something other than a four-year degree and…

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Innovations in Healthcare: A Discussion with Dr. Craig Joseph at HIMSS 2024
May 24, 2024

Innovations in healthcare were easy to spot at the recent HIMSS 2024 conference. Healthcare Rethink’s Brian Urban caught up with one of those innovators for a live discussion at HIMSS 2024. podcast, Their conversation opens a window and dialogue into the cutting-edge trends reshaping healthcare technology today. This episode features Dr. Craig Joseph, the…

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Achieving Professional Growth and Preventing Burnout: The Importance of Time Management and Support Networks in a Fast-Paced World
May 23, 2024

In today’s fast-paced world, balancing professional growth with personal well-being is more crucial than ever. With the rise of remote work, digital transformation, and the constant hustle culture, finding this balance has become a significant challenge for many. A survey conducted by Deloitte suggests that a whopping 77% of professionals experience burnout at work….

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Fan-Centric Business Transformation
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May 23, 2024

In this episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, shares with us that in the vibrant world of marketing, creativity knows no bounds—a philosophy embodied by a prop room and studio teeming with eclectic costumes and outlandish ideas. This creative hub, seemingly disconnected from conventional themes like bananas,…

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Ace Gardner and Jacob Lewis discuss NIL Deals and Transfer Portals
NIL Deals and Transfer Portals are Also Impacting College Staff and Their Roles
May 23, 2024

College sports is undergoing a significant transformation with the advent of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rights and the increasing prevalence of transfer portals. These changes are reshaping how college staff operate, presenting both opportunities and challenges. With the rise of NIL deals and transfer portals, understanding the behind-the-scenes impact on college coaching staff…

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Helping Higher Education Reposition Their Strengths
August 3, 2020

The Voice of B2B host, Daniel Litwin, was joined by Michael Kalman, CEO and founder of MediaCrossing, to discuss online learning opportunities in higher education. Litwin and Kalman explored the necessity of effective advertising and marketing for institutions of higher education and how COVID has impacted online learning programs. “What are the motivating factors…

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(Updated) A Master List of University Reopening Plans
July 16, 2020

As we continue to inch toward the most uncertain year of schooling in recent memory, universities are adopting various strategies to deal with the task of providing a quality education for their students. The charts below reflect the most recent official updates from major universities.    *source — Click here to learn more about…

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The Changing Market for Postsecondary Education
May 20, 2020

We know all too well that the current virus pandemic is impacting enrollments in the near term, but this is temporary — the pandemic will pass. It will take months, perhaps even a year or two, but this threat will be behind us. We will be wiser and, I hope, better prepared for such disasters…

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What Universities Are Learning From Online Education
May 14, 2020

Six months ago, few of the world’s academics had taught an online class. Now they’re almost all doing it. I asked dozens of them about their experiences. My conclusion: online education won’t replace the in-person variety, but will complement it. University teaching after the pandemic will be blended: a mix of both methods. That could…

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What to Charge Higher Ed Next Fall?
April 30, 2020

When universities began to shut down half way through the spring semester, edtech companies rushed in to support the transition to remote learning, often free of charge. As administrators begin to make the hard decisions about the fall semester, those same operations need to devise a revenue stream that will work and that cash-strapped institutions…

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Building Online Learning Courses: University vs. Corporate
April 29, 2020

Brian Runo shares a quick comparison of the differences in creating online learning courses for universities versus corporations in this episode of MarketScale’s Online Learning Minute. There are a few main differences that make online learning much simpler to execute for corporations. First, university online learning courses can take months or even years to…

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Higher Education’s To-Do’s After Covid-19
April 27, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic, like the Great Recession before it, has driven endowments and fundraising down and financial aid costs up. But the pandemic has also forced colleges to shutter their campuses, send students home and convert classes into hastily generated forms of distance learning. Research has slowed or stopped because faculty cannot access their offices,…

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Parabellum: Building the Academic Cyber Degree of the Future
November 10, 2019

Susan Green, Regional Director and Higher Education Specialist, Cyberbit and Frank Martinez, Security Analyst & Cyber Range Trainer, Miami Dade College, joined Sharon Rosenman, VP Marketing, Cyberbit, to discuss the evolving needs of cybersecurity, the deficit of qualified professionals in this particular job market, and building the academic cyber degree of the future. According…

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Why Colleges and Universities Need to Overhaul Their Strategy in 2020
October 29, 2019

After nearly 200 years in existence, Green Mountain College in western Vermont is no more. The same goes for Southern Vermont College, the College of St. Joseph and Atlantic Union College. All of them, gone. The fact that some smaller colleges come and go should surprise nobody. Change is inevitable in any industry, and higher…

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