The Disruptive Forces That Will Transform Higher Education

The Disruptive Forces That Will Transform Higher Education
Trans-national education, algorithm mentors and for-profit universities are just some of the so-called 'disruptive forces' set to change the landscape of higher education over the next five years. But how, exactly, are these factors going to make an impact? Let's find out...
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How Universities Can Incorporate User-Generated Content to Encourage Student Engagement

How Universities Can Incorporate User-Generated Content to Encourage Student Engagement
  The newest generation of students entering college is unique from any other before it-- today’s prospective college students are digital natives. They grew up with technology tightly interwoven into many aspects of life
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How to choose the right CRM for your university

How to choose the right CRM for your university
A survey conducted by StudyPortals and iE&D Solutions revealed that in 2015, 104 (59%) out of 176 universities respondents did not use a CRM system. So what exactly are these institutions missing out on?
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Hugo Damásio, May 04, 2018

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The impact of the GDPR in academic research - a Talk by Dr. David Erdos

The impact of the GDPR in academic research - a Talk by Dr. David Erdos
This talk is the fourth talk in a series about "The impact of the GDPR in the Higher Education sector". You can view the other talks by following this link.
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My job in higher ed with Jeff Dieffenbach, MIT Integrated Learning Initiative (MITili)

My job in higher ed with Jeff Dieffenbach, MIT Integrated Learning Initiative (MITili)
This month we spoke with Jeff Dieffenbach, the Associate Director of the MIT Integrated Learning Initiative (MITili). Jeff  explains the role of MITili in investigating learning effectiveness, how the current traditional 60 to 90 minutes of straight learning in a classroom just doesn't fit the way we're wired as people and how universities can start adopting personalised learning on a course by course basis.
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5 reasons why your university should use a CRM over spreadsheets

5 reasons why your university should use a CRM over spreadsheets
We are all familiar with Excel, and while spreadsheets have several great uses, rows and columns just aren't built for managing prospects or handling customer relations. How can a CRM help manage the process more effectively? Higher Education Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems, unlike spreadsheets, have been specifically designed to manage student relationships and lead management by tracking communication, notes and tasks related to an individual. 
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Mind over matter: Study shows mindset is a larger contributor to academic success than socioeconomic background

Mind over matter: Study shows mindset is a larger contributor to academic success than socioeconomic background
A new study has revealed that mindset matters much more than socioeconomic background when it comes to academic attainment and success in education.
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Understanding the differences between a CRM and a LMS

Understanding the differences between a CRM and a LMS
From SIS to CRM to LMS... the amount of acronyms in the edtech world these days can be overwhelming. This article takes a look at two of the most popular software systems in a bid to explain what they do and provide an overview of their similarities and differences. This series of articles can be used as a guide for higher education professionals who want to understand how the software systems they use work on a basic level.
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Hugo Damásio, March 22, 2018

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Direct Marketing and fundraising under the GDPR - a Talk by Victoria Cetinkaya

Direct Marketing and fundraising under the GDPR - a Talk by Victoria Cetinkaya
This talk is the third talk in a series about "The impact of the GDPR in the Higher Education sector". You can view the other talks by following this link.
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Reet Sen, March 14, 2018

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Common mistakes Universities make when investing in technologies

Common mistakes Universities make when investing in technologies
Quality beats quantity when it comes to technologies at a university. When implementing technological software, it’s important to have at the forefront of the mind, who or what these technologies will be servicing. In most cases, technologies serve the demands of students, new applicants or administration staff.
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