My job in higher ed: Wendy Purcell, Professor at Harvard University

My job in higher ed: Wendy Purcell, Professor at Harvard University
Wendy is Professor at Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health and formerly served as President and Vice-Chancellor of Plymouth University. She tells us about her research, what education means to her and the role artificial intelligence and virtual reality can play in learning.
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The edtech evolution

The edtech evolution
Our Head of Solutions Tania and I contributed to a University Business article which looks at the impact edtech is having in higher education and how these technologies may develop in the future. Here’s an extract which includes our views on current edtech use and predictions of upcoming trends.
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How universities can use edtech to meet the digital expectations of students

How universities can use edtech to meet the digital expectations of students
Recent research shows that universities in both the UK and US are failing to meet the expectations of their increasingly digitally focused students. These students use advanced tech to perform all kinds of everyday tasks but find their university's educational apps and study tools to be far less advanced and often a hindrance to their study experience.
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How to use edtech to boost good mental health

How to use edtech to boost good mental health
As the number of young people treated for mental health conditions steadily rises, a growing number of edtech developers have responded with apps which allow young people to learn about mental wellbeing.
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How to measure the ROI of tech in higher education

How to measure the ROI of tech in higher education
In most cases, the return-on-investment of a certain technology product a university uses is quantifiable. This is especially true for tech used in the student recruitment and admissions process.
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A CRM for higher ed: three reasons to buy and not build

A CRM for higher ed: three reasons to buy and not build
As higher education becomes increasingly competitive and globalised, the quality of the student experience is becoming more and more important. To stay competitive, universities need to create the most value at every stage of the student lifecycle – otherwise, they’ll lose prospects to institutions which better cater to students' requirements.
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Five inspiring education podcasts

Five inspiring education podcasts
According to RAJAR research from 2015, 3.7 million UK adults listen to podcasts – which equates to 6.5% of the population. Podcasts’ accessibility and the fact that they’re relatively easily and quickly produced mean that they’re an excellent way of staying up to date with industry news and trends.
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FULL FABRIC at Bett 2017

FULL FABRIC at Bett 2017
Our team members Reet and Rob attended the world-leading education conference last week. Read on for quotes from their favourite talks and other highlights from the four-day event.
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FULL FABRIC at Education Innovation Conference 2017

FULL FABRIC at Education Innovation Conference 2017
Last week, I represented FULL FABRIC at the Education Innovation Conference at Senate House, London. Read on for an outline of the three main trends and the key things I learnt from the speakers.
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Looking ahead to Bett 2017

Looking ahead to Bett 2017
Next week, Reet, Tania and I will be representing FULL FABRIC at Bett 2017, the annual conference that explores the latest ideas, practices and technology for education.
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