EDUCASE Review is published bimonthly in print and online and takes a broad look at current developments and trends in information technology, how they may affect the college/ university as an institution, and what these mean for higher education and society.

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15 Oct 2014

Making It Real: 3D Printing as a Library Service

Findings from a University of Nevada, Reno, project indicate that higher education's need for 3D printing services could be both substantial and broad-based across disciplines. Users from across...

13 Oct 2014

The Virtual Paul’s Cross Project: Digital Modeling’s Uneasy Approximations

Digital modeling aims to restore the multisensory and real-time experiences of the past that we have known only through static words, approximating the words as spoken and heard at the time of the o...

08 Oct 2014

The CIO Minute: What Drives Investment in Technology?

Eric Denna, CIO for the University of Maryland, talks about the four factors that drive investment in more

23 Sep 2014

Libraries as Enablers of Pedagogical and Curricular Change

Academic libraries are increasingly adding multimedia production facilities and other technology- and service-oriented spaces as part of overall structural renovations. Although such remodeled space...

23 Sep 2014

Questions about IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance Answered

IT GRC programs are an institutional need, not just an IT program need. Even with clearly defined IT GRC concepts, there is no easy way to establish IT GRC programs in higher education. Institutions...

23 Sep 2014

Digital Engagement: Driving Student Success

A digital engagement strategy based on integrated student-centered uses of technology and collection of data has already shown its promise in improving student retention and graduation mor...

23 Sep 2014

Practicing Collaborative Digital Pedagogy to Foster Digital Literacies in Humanities Classrooms

New digital tools and platforms create opportunities in pedagogy, but they also result in deployment of under-tested digital tools in classroom instruction, which raises questions and challenges for...

08 Sep 2014

Teaching and Learning: Four Big Ideas for What’s Next

Kyle Bowen talks about four emerging concepts that help reimagine the dynamics of teaching and more

05 Sep 2014

From Gamification to Touch Interfaces: Designing for 21st Century Learners

The proven efficacy of games in helping students learn has yet to fully surmount skeptical attitudes among educators, but the motivational aspects of games are enticing, as are the futuristic apps an...

05 Sep 2014

Researchers Go Global: Preparing the Next Generation of Innovators

Big data and cloud infrastructures are changing the research landscape across higher education, making collaborations among disciplines globally not only possible but highly desirable to faculty and...

05 Sep 2014

Creating a Fluid Learning Environment

By 2025, mobile natives — students born after the Apple iPhone went to market — will be entering higher education, bringing with them an era of mobile learning. To successfully attract t...

05 Sep 2014

The Evolving Classroom: Creating Experiential Learning Spaces

Experiential learning enhances student engagement and learning and thus is an important pedagogical driver of learning space design. Successful creation of experiential learning environments and fac...

27 Aug 2014

PassNote: A Feedback Tool for Improving Student Success

Quality communication between faculty and students in higher education is critical and considerably influences students' intellectual growth, but it is not easy to achieve, particularly when fac...

26 Aug 2014

EDUCAUSE Review: Print Edition, Volume 49, Number 5, September/October 2014

This is the entire version of the EDUCAUSE Review: Print Edition, Volume 49, Number 5, September/October 2014read more

22 Aug 2014

Commuter Students Using Technology

A multi-year qualitative study of undergraduates at six colleges at the City University of New York focused on how, where, and when students accomplished their academic work and how the presence or ...

22 Aug 2014

A Scalable and Sustainable Approach to Open Access

Funded by tertiary institutions rather than individual researchers, this new model seeks to provide open access not just to traditional academic publications but to all forms of scholarly output.&#1...

22 Aug 2014

Campus Visualization Partnership: A Model for Academic Transformation

To harness visualization's increasing utility in new disciplines and departments, the University of Maryland launched a Campus Visualization Partnership between researchers and its central IT di...

22 Aug 2014

Something Completely Different

The author shares insights and wisdom garnered, mostly from others, during his years in more

22 Aug 2014

Leveraging Technology for Higher Education Challenges

Information technology continues to have a major impact on the evolution of higher education, constantly creating new opportunities and challenges for all aspects of the institution. In the "IT M...

22 Aug 2014

Ubiquitous Everything and Then Some

"This new conceptual framework—which essentially refers to the interconnectivity of devices, data, and people to one another and to the Internet—offers a rapidly evolving foundation o...

22 Aug 2014

Enter Unizin

On June 11, 2014, four schools (Colorado State University, Indiana University, the University of Florida, and the University of Michigan) announced the launch of the Unizin Consortium. Conceived in t...

22 Aug 2014

Leading in 140 Characters or Less

It is hard to imagine a world without some variation of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, and all the other media of digital communication. How these sites operate and their collecti...

22 Aug 2014

Higher Education in 2024: Glimpsing the Future

A conversation about possible futures and multiple present trends could help those of us involved in higher education and technology to think more clearly about how what comes next emerges from what ...

22 Aug 2014

Using Technology to Engage the Nontraditional Student

Higher education needs to focus on the success of nontraditional students, those who fail to graduate during their first engagement in college, by leveraging new technology solutions that better alig...

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