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. […]

Is Bing for Schools Better for Students?

Bing, the second biggest search engine behind Google, is offering a new search option to help K-12 students study. But will Bing for […]

Interactive Whiteboards Bring Online Learning to Life

A British company called SMART has released an interactive whiteboard that has the potential to transform the classroom. The SMART BoardTM is an […]

New Affordable Master’s Degree for Computer Science

What do you get when you throw Georgia Tech, Udacity, and AT&T into a bowl and mix? Apparently it’s a $7,000 online Master’s […]

Education + Entrepreneurs = Edupreneurs

“Edupreneurs” and MOOCs are two recent external trends on the rise. Edupreneurs are entrepreneurs who are looking to transform higher education by using […]

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.