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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25 Mar 2015

Research to Ensure Access and Success in Higher Education

Different treatments of indirect cost recovery for cloud services and on-premises services skew estimates for research computing costs. Cloud services roll all costs of providing computing into the ...

24 Mar 2015

Bridges to Excellence: Collaborative Approaches to Academic Technology

IT departments need to develop a relationship of open communication and trust with faculty to achieve the level of collaboration needed for successful integration of academic technology on campus. N...

24 Mar 2015

Federal Indirect Costs Affect Total Cost of Ownership

Different treatments of indirect cost recovery for cloud services and on-premises services skew estimates for research computing costs. Cloud services roll all costs of providing computing into the ...

24 Mar 2015

The Texas Affordable Baccalaureate Program

Incorporating competency-based and traditional courses, online and hybrid learning, and lower costs than a traditional degree, the Texas Affordable Baccalaureate lets students save thousands of doll...

24 Mar 2015

Cybersecurity in Higher Ed: Searching for a Better Model

Models such as "cyberwar" and "cybercrime" have not proven effective for information security in higher education, suggesting that a different analogy could provide unique insight in...

24 Mar 2015

Engaging Students with a Mobile App

Engaging first-year students in positive experiences can set the tone for the remainder of their educational careers. A major element of engagement is the social side — meeting other students ...

16 Mar 2015

Examining the Student Experience Using Service Blueprinting

Students often face problems accomplishing their goals because colleges and universities have poor processes. Service blueprinting, a type of process map, focuses on the student (or customer) experie...

09 Mar 2015

The CIO Minute: Greater Professional Empathy

Knowing how to manage an IT organization includes knowing how the processes and the people work from the bottom more

09 Mar 2015

Graduate Education in Rwanda via Pittsburgh

By establishing high-demand master's degree programs in Kigali, Rwanda, Carnegie Mellon graduates students having critical skills valued throughout East Africa. Faculty and students at the new c...

09 Mar 2015

Know Thy Students: Providing Aggregate Student Data to Instructors

Takeaways Learner-centered approaches to higher education require that instructors have insight into their students' characteristics, but instructors often prepare their courses long before they ...

27 Feb 2015

Making a Difference: Moving Your Organization from Transactional to Transformational

A reallocation of budget and resources in Bucknell University's Library and Information Technology division enabled a shift from transactional functions to transformational initiatives. Involvin...

23 Feb 2015

MOOCs for Wisconsin and the World

A new MOOC initiative from the University of Wisconsin–Madison ties the topics to communities in the state of Wisconsin and gives residents an opportunity to meet in more

23 Feb 2015

Engaging Faculty in Online Education

By drawing on direct experience, facilitating learning from peers, and exploring engagement practices, Brown University's online development team is creating an online learning "adoption wav...

23 Feb 2015

Collaboration, Partnership, and Student Success

Collaboration and partnership are terms we use often in higher education. We believe that working together is the right thing to do. It is mutually beneficial and mutually more

18 Feb 2015

Just Show Up: Creating Collaborative Communities

In 2011, the University of Illinois began deploying a multi-campus SharePoint shared service, but the effort's scope soon exceeded the resources of its diverse project team. The team thus began ...

18 Feb 2015

Surprising Collaborations: Charting New Paths for IT Professionals

In the United States and around the world, an IT talent shortage continues to increase, even while many recent college/university graduates are challenged to secure gainful employment. This global em...

18 Feb 2015

Mind the Gap: Connecting K–12 and Higher Education Educators to Improve the Student Experience

Each fall, over 7,000 recent high school graduates enroll in courses at The Ohio State University. With each incoming class comes a group of students with increasingly higher composite ACT/SAT scores...

18 Feb 2015

Networked Information's Risky Future: The Promises and Challenges of Digital Preservation

Publishers, librarians, and scholars have begun to understand that their substantial and growing investment in digital object creation requires a commitment to protect the content for the long term. ...

18 Feb 2015

The Human-Technology Intersection: A Framework

The enthusiasm of the ed-tech and DIY sectors sometimes lapses into a kind of insurgent rhetoric. In this narrative, all traditional colleges and universities are dinosaurs, and the meteor that will ...

18 Feb 2015

EDUCAUSE Review: Print Edition, Volume 50, Number 2, March/April 2015

This is the full issue of EDUCAUSE Review: Print Edition, Volume 50, Number 1, Volume 50, Number 2, March/April 2015read more

17 Feb 2015

Embracing Failure to Spur Success: A New Collaborative Innovation Model

On college and university campuses across the United States, we're surrounded by a resource that leads to discovery, innovation, and growth—yet we don't embrace it at the leadership lev...

17 Feb 2015

Partnering to Advance Learning in a Technology-Enhanced World

Building environments that afford new, high-impact learning opportunities for tomorrow’s citizens and workforce requires collaborative expertise. Integrating the science of learning into techno...

17 Feb 2015

Building Productive and Collaborative Relationships at the Speed of Trust

To facilitate IT project success in the challenging higher education environment, trust and collaboration among IT staffers and various campus groups are essential. To improve trust and collaboratio...

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