Five Easy Things You Can Do to Protect Your Personal Data

The cyber landscape is rapidly changing. As new technologies hit the market such as smart TVs, wearable devices like Fit Bit, and smart […]

Edupreneurs at SXSWedu

Every year, hundreds of edupreneurs – that is, entrepreneurs whose focus is on offering services that improve education – get together at the […]

6 Fitness Apps to Keep You Motivated

Quitting smoking, losing weight, getting in shape, sleeping more, and stressing less, are just some of the common resolutions made at the beginning […]

A Review of Google Classroom, a New LMS

In July, Google jumped in to the online education race to create the perfect learning management system (LMS) with Google Classroom. The early […]

Editorial App for iOS: an App for Writing on iPad

We typically think of tablet computers as good for consuming, not producing, media. The iPad is great for ebooks and videos. But with […]

Will Spritz Change the Liberal Arts?

When you sit up late, struggling to finish an interminably long book, you get tired and start reading slower and slower until it […]

Thinking About Things That Think

The Internet of Things is Upon Us! You can’t escape the Internet, it’s everywhere. For years, the Internet has provided people increased access […]

Online Learning in Real Time

Over the last decade or so, most online learning has been “asynchronous” by design. That is, students and facilitators may participate at different […]

Google Glass Goes to College

You may have heard the debate: Will Google Glass aid the learning process or distract students? While I completely understand both sides’ reasoning […]

A Tech Desk for the Online Student

Have you ever gotten sick of sitting at a desk while working or studying? Do you ever wish that your work desk could […]

3D Animation: The Future of University Lectures

Many college students started learning from chalkboards and overhead projectors. If they were lucky their instructors moved on to PowerPoint presentations, but only […]

Shaping Your Online Student Persona

Most universities give their students an email address, a student ID, and some social media spaces to share with other students and faculty. […]

Forward Thinking

Every day great ideas, advice, and information are discussed around the institution. This knowledge is shared with students, alumni, friends, and faculty, but on a small scale. This blog was created to engage a larger audience, a group of lifelong learners who read, think, and provide valuable feedback. Forward Thinking is meant to be more than a blog; it’s another way of learning – for us and for you.