Content Management

The Shifting Instructional Technology Landscape

What the future holds for learning management systems and related technology

The look of instructional technology is changing rapidly, as are the roles and strategies of the IT professional. Higher education technology’s legacy was characterized by six key areas: a strong sense of faculty ownership; hidden costs of free systems and networks; content and delivery mechanisms that were not well-differentiated; unstructured innovation; systems that would neither scale nor integrate; and service levels that were little more than “We’ll give it our best”--all with security being a mere afterthought.

Unleashing your inner Spielberg: How to make your presentations resonate with your students

It’s not enough today to put together a presentation and talk through the slides. Students have short attention spans and need to be fully engaged with the course material.

It’s not enough today to put together a presentation and talk through the slides. Students have short attention spans and need to be fully engaged with the course material. In this session, Brian Klaas, web systems designer for the Center for Teaching and Learning with Technology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, explains how to create a lively, memorable presentation or online class lecture using the basic structure of a great screenplay. Here are his eight recommendations.

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University of Kentucky's oral history program has potential to be revolutionary

The University of Kentucky is making strides to preserve oral history with a system that allows interviews to be heard online before they are transcribed.

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Valley Community College District to Open Corporate College

Maricopa County Community College District (Ariz.) announced it will open a corporate college to focus on customized technical training for local employers.

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Christian Coalition Offers Community College Books on Christianity

In a follow-up to his earlier opposition to a federal grant providing materials on Muslim culture to Craven Community College, U.S. Rep. Walter Jones, R-Farmville, has secured a commitment from the Craven-Pamlico Christian Coalition to donate materials on Christianity.

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Perceptive Software Brings Perceptive DataTransfer to Higher Education

Perceptive Software, creator of process and content management products and solutions, announces the availability of Perceptive DataTransfer for the higher education community.

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Perceptive Software Releases its Perceptive Client for Windows 8

Perceptive Software, creator of process and content management products and solutions, announces the release of Perceptive Mobile for Windows, available for Windows 8 and Windows RT, Microsoft Corp.'s highly-anticipated new version of its Windows operating system.

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Duquesne University Captures Attention of Prospective Students with New Website by BarkleyREI

As colleges and universities compete to attract the best and the brightest students—many of whom begin their education research online—many higher education institutions are recognizing the critical importance of offering a compelling and innovative website.

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The End of Online Writing?

Disruptive forces and their impact on content for the web

Can you remember the times when PDF files were placed (dumped?) on your website to make their content available online? As you know, those days are gone. PDF-powered websites just don’t cut it anymore—if they ever did. While the file format battle has been won on the web, the content format war is raging in higher education and elsewhere.

Are there any people at your institution who still see writing for the web or social media as a copy-and-paste job from your brochures, viewbooks, or other catalogs? Hopefully not.

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Higher Education Goes Mobile with Ingeniux CMS

Ingeniux Corporation, a leading provider of web and social content management software, today announced leading colleges and universities have launched mobile websites and portals using the Ingeniux content management system (CMS) and the Ingeniux Web Layers mobile framework.

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