November 08, 2006
Issued by the Joint Committee of the Higher Education and Entertainment Communities, this paper is intended to assist campus administrators in understanding the application of copyright law to peer-to-peer file sharing.
Copyright Law and Potential Liability for Students Engaged in P2P 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.