Montclair State partnered with the Sony Corporation to create what the New Jersey-based institution touts as the most technologically advanced broadcast and media production facility at a university.
Event-related providers were asked: “What type of campus event could college administrators do a better job planning?”
Event snapshot: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Presidential All-Alumni Evening and Campaign Launch
Date: October 13, 2017, during the annual reunion and homecoming weekend and to celebrate a new capital campaign
Offices involved: Procurement Services partnered with the Institute Advancement Events Department and Presidential Events group, along with a cross-functional team representing groups from all over campus, including student activities, student life and public safety.
One decision to be made in launching or expanding an e-textbook program is whether the office managing it should be on the business or the academic side.
Here are two options.
Since the retail manager negotiates the costs of digital course materials anyway, many institutions choose this administration model. Cornell University houses its e-textbook program in The Cornell Store.
What is the most important factor in ensuring an e-textbook initiative is successful, and is there anything administrators tend to miss in planning that, if handled better, would result in a more successful program?