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The Digital Text Classroom Part II: How Faculty View Digital Innovation

Posted by Lori Reese on 6/5/19 5:00 AM

Our previous segment of this ongoing series offered a front-lines, first-person view of a teacher’s experience with using eTextbooks in class. In our second installment, we look more broadly at how faculty perceive digital course material options and offer advice for generating more interest in digital on campus. Our goal: provide our collegiate retail readers with insight that eases communication with faculty about cost-saving options that can boost student success.

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What Your Store Needs to Know about the Latest Instructional Tech Survey

Posted by Dean Asher on 10/11/16 9:04 AM

The majority of faculty members nationwide are increasing their use of technology in the classroom. That's great news for your store.

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How an App Can Help Students Find a Better Fit for Their Major

Posted by Dean Asher on 7/15/16 7:00 AM

It's no surprise that students don't always find the perfect fit for a program of study their first time out. Unfortunately for many students, they may respond to this problem by leaving to take time off or abandoning their studies all together — for their success and your school's retention rates, that's hardly an ideal way to handle things. In a partnership with Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Blackboard is unveiling apps and tools intended to make it easier, less intimidating and more intuitive for your students to find alternatives and avoid dropping out.

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