Colleges and universities are under intense pressure to boost retention and completion rates, and national research has shown that students who are highly engaged on campus are more apt to graduate.
As more business documents are converted to digital files – and mobile information access becomes a way of life for the students, faculty and staff of the millennial generation – innovative institutions are going beyond simple paperless operations.
A large part of the mission of a campus bookstore is to provide students with the course materials they need, in the format that works best for them, at the most affordable price. But, as a valued partner to the school and its students, it is important to understand that providing affordable course materials is about much more than price alone.
Student demographics are shifting. Competition is closing. Technology is booming. Identifying new strategies that address these changes is critical to staying competitive, increasing revenues, and delivering measurable outcomes.
No one in the world does automated lecture capture bigger or better than the University of Leeds. Launched in the fall of 2014, the university successfully deployed more than 250 rooms at once. In the first four months alone, they created 16,500 videos that were viewed 185,000 times – and those numbers have been multiplying ever since.
At Niagara College in Ontario, Canada, a new state-of-the-art Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre is providing unique opportunities for students, faculty and local businesses to collaborate in innovative ways.
Higher education institutions consistently face pressure to satisfy the computing, storage and network requirements of their campus power users, the research scientists.
Colleges and universities are under intense pressure to maintain enrollment, increase student retention and ensure student success. Predictive analytics can play a crucial role in these efforts at institutions of any size, by providing actionable data that can drive more effective strategic decision making.