High tech influence is vital to higher education
By SUE ELLEN ROSS
As technology in the world expands by leaps and bounds, there is no area untouched, especially in the world of academia.
In pursuit of higher education, students are exposed to state-of-the-art facilities, programs and procedures that assist in myriad of ways as they work toward their goals and degrees.
This issue focuses on four examples of how technology can and is advancing student learning and services:
- San Jose State University has engaged in blended or hybrid courses.
read more … about San Jose State opening Center of Excellence
- Use of flipped classrooms by Minnesota State University and other institutions.
read more … about ‘Flipped classroom’ is gaining momentum
- The University of California, Berkley; Stanford; and Carnegie Mellon, Silicon are utilizing Collegefeed Career Marketplace, a social media site that connects job-searching students and recent graduates with talent-seeking employers.
read more … about Job seeking students & employers find right fit with ‘Collegefeed’
- On our own campus, computer information systems students, under the guidance of Professor Kuan-Chou Chen, have developed an app that provides comprehensive Plan of Study/graduation information.
read more … about Purdue Calumet student-developed app provides digital Plan of Study