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Women in ed tech exchange advice at Ellucian Live

Ellucian hosted its inaugural Women in Ed Tech event at Ellucian Live 2019, bringing together women who work in higher ed tech to discuss the topics that impact them.

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Change leadership: Communications best practices

Properly and effectively communicating change in higher education is critical. You’re not just dealing with employees—you’re dealing with people who are emotionally invested with their workplace and its culture. And an ineffective communication strategy in this environment can be disastrous. Here’s how to do it right.   
 

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Empowering institutions with machine learning to improve student retention

Machine learning models help institutions determine the factors that impact student retention and take action to give students the support they need to succeed.

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Today’s CIOs talk about business, not technology

Temple University CIO Cindy Leavitt shares her perspective on the evolving CIO role and the importance of mentors and leadership skills.

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Redefining student experience for success

What does the next gen student experience look like? Four CIOs share their visions for the future, how the definition of student experience is evolving, and best practices for implementation.
 

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How to help nontraditional students succeed

With the majority of undergraduates meeting the characteristics of nontraditional students, institutions need to modify their systems to improve student outcomes.

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Standardising change in higher education with the 'three Es'

In Ian’s latest blog, he shares some key considerations about standardising change and how institutions can maximise the benefits with the “three Es” approach.

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Change leadership: What makes higher ed different?

Here’s a fundamentally important question: What makes change leadership for higher education different from the corporate world? Understanding what makes higher education tick—and what makes it different—vastly improves the likelihood that any change will be successful.

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How to get the most out of your vendor partnerships

Campbell University shares the benefits of collaborating with its vendors.

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