The mass digitization of literature is complex. The preservation of books, letters and other historical materials calls for advanced technology and a good deal of manpower. Universities are developing better practices around this process, as well as creating software and databases to make this content accessible and search-friendly.
Teaching & Learning
Faced once again with state and federal funding cuts, Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system President Mark Ojakian has had to make some tough decisions to keep the 17-school system functioning.
Diplomas—those venerable printed documents that lack hotlinks and interactivity features—have lost some of their luster.
Badges have not just motivated students to take a deeper look at the skills they’ve earned. Several institutions also issue badges for professional development.
The discussion of research at primarily undergraduate institutions often begins and ends with a discussion of the benefits for students.