8 Lessons on Collaborative Learning Spaces from University of Utah's Google-Style Campus
At the regional Society of College & University Planners conference last year, I was introduced to the Lassonde Studios being constructed at the University of Utah. Imagined as a revolutionary space for creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship, the Lassonde Studios change the way we think about collaborative and engaging learning spaces. The studios were ...
An Engaged College Experience and Malcolm Gladwell's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Malcolm Gladwell spoke to the University of Pennsylvania in 2013 about higher education reform. “Are you ready to hear my idea, in one sentence? Don’t ask, don’t tell — on the name of your undergrad institution.” Then, he asked: “Would you have gone to Penn?" (To learn more about his idea, check out this ...
Case Study: Online Advising at Adams State University
An integrated online advising solution that works
Adams State University is a public institution in southern Colorado. They live by the motto “Great Stories Begin Here.” Founded in 1921 as a teacher’s college, Adams State has expanded to offer dozens of undergraduate disciplines of study in addition to master’s degree programs and a doctoral program. Most of their ...
Cranium Cafe's Tracy Gorham Only Female CEO Featured for EdTech
Recently, Cranium Cafe was featured among CIO Review’s 20 most promising campus technology solutions. Among the 20 featured, Cranium Cafe was the only company led by a female. Tracy Gorham stood alone as the only female CEO.
At Cranium Cafe, we try to provide you with information about educational technology and the changing landscape in higher ...
Forced Innovation & Unbundling Higher Education
“Will higher education go the way of music albums and cable TV?” a recent article by Derek Newton at The Atlantic recently asked. A common worry in this article and among many academics is that education will become unbundled. Put simply, this means a student could pick and choose classes from various institutions to take advantage of the best ...
101 Ways to Cafe: Admissions Edition
As a continuation of the 101 Ways to Cafe blog series, we bring you 17 ways your admissions team can use Cranium Cafe. Learn how to use the Cafe for online advising, writing center consultations, and engaging solo recordings in our previous posts.
53. Complete video interviews for long-distance students while viewing their portfolio or transcripts
54. Review the application materials you ...