Cranium Cafe Featured Among 20 Most Promising Campus Tech Solutions in CIO Review

Cranium Cafe Featured Among 20 Most Promising Campus Tech Solutions in CIO Review Cranium Cafe was recently featured as “lifting industry standards for online and distance learning” by CIO Review, a nationally-recognized technology magazine focusing on innovative tech redefining the business landscape. This emphasizes the critically important work Cranium Cafe accomplishes by engaging and connecting students to their educational experience. The Cafe is an education technology ... Read more

Finding Wonder in the Age of Whatever: Student Engagement in the Classroom

Finding Wonder in the Age of Whatever: Student Engagement in the Classroom Wonder: Awe. Curiosity. Contemplation. In 2012, Michael Wesch presented his TED talk “The End of Wonder in the Age of Whatever” to TEDxGladstone. Wesch said that we are in the age of “whatever” - a time when anything is possible, when technology and learning are at our fingertips. The flip side, of course, is ... Read more

“Can Someone Look That Up?”: From Teacher to Technology in the Classroom

“Can Someone Look That Up?”: From Teacher to Technology in the Classroom This statement didn’t mean much 10 years ago. For most, it wasn’t even uttered five years ago. Today, I hear this phrase in nearly every class. We use technology to confirm facts, reference history, and take learning to a new level. Technology has inherently changed the way we learn and interact in the ... Read more

Cranium Cafe Raises $250K for Student Learning & Communication Technology

Cranium Cafe Raises $250K for Student Learning & Communication Technology January 5, 2015 (Salt Lake City, UT) – Cranium Cafe, the education technology startup said by CIO Review to be “lifting industry standards for online and distance education,” announced today that it closed a successful seed round of funding. The funding comes from several investors — Kickstart Seed Fund, Salt Lake City Angels, and .exe ... Read more

What Drives? Destination: Course Completion

What Drives? Destination: Course Completion There is an innate driver in everyone to set a course toward a defined destination.  The destination is a matter of what drives the individual.  The destination can be influenced by environmental factors that alter the road ahead.  Accessibility to fine navigational tools is important for being guided on a steady and accurate course to the defined goal.   What drives ... Read more

Professor? That’s Right. I Called.

Professor? That's Right. I Called. Email was a novelty when it first rolled out, and so was the concept of earning a degree online.  Email has aged, and earning a degree online has gone mainstream these days.  These communications systems have transformed and are being transformed through time. Although email has been beneficial at pioneering online communications between professor and student, it is a flat and ... Read more
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