March 07, 2007
A brief overview of the steps colleges and universities have taken to address illegal file sharing on campus networks.
Higher Education Actions to Address Illegal Campus Peer-to-Peer File Sharing
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September 26, 2016
ACE President Molly Corbett Broad highlights a broad spectrum of strategic insights and best practices from some of higher education’s foremost practitioners and thought leaders.
Digital technology’s role at colleges and universities often floats in a zone of subjectivity and contingency.
The problem is not having enough data—the challenge is in using data to move the needle on key goals. Leveraging a data-driven student-advising system, Georgia State University has boosted six-year graduation rates by more than 20 percentage points and eliminated graduation gaps.
Employers are having a hard time identifying candidates who possess particular skills. Job candidates are struggling to make themselves marketable in a rapidly evolving labor environment. To help bridge the gap, Lumina Foundation has invested $1.49 million in the Comprehensive Student Record Project to collect, document, and share student outcomes and competencies that reflect learning in both academic and nonacademic contexts.
In this exclusive Q&A, Perry Samson, the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Atmospheric Science at the University of Michigan, shares the impetus and implications of a high-tech tool he developed to help colleagues gather and apply data about their own lectures to improve their teaching.