With the shift to remote learning, online views into student performance are more important than ever. In a classroom, teachers can assess who needs help and who needs to be challenged every day.
When information technology (IT) budgets and staffing get tight on campus, it can be challenging to maintain key campus systems, and even more difficult to make critical improvements. More and more, IT departments are moving towards outsourcing major projects and ongoing management of technology, especially when this involves the Cloud.
In businesses with a high degree of human-to-human connection, it is especially important to use technology in a way that doesn’t take the focus from the things that matter. In these businesses, technology is successful when it effortlessly supports user interactions and facilitates connections, surfaces insights and provides services.
Start-up Organization A small start-up company launched a Traveler Relationship Management application to support early-stage study abroad advising while simplifying the application and pre-departure process. To achieve quick deployment of application updates, increased application reliability / availability, and improved operational transparency, the company needed a solid DevOps solution designed to strengthen infrastructure.
Social Network Community A large social networking company developed a program that provides a forum for developers worldwide to connect and collaborate. Developers build skills and gain experience to contribute to their knowledge base. The program allows for idea incubation while fostering a strong sense of community.
Improving Course Outcomes with Open Source Analytics on AWS Jisc Effective Learning Analytics Project For over two years Unicon has been a core partner in the development of Jisc’s Learning Analytics Service for the UK Higher Education and Further Education sectors. During the R&D Learning Analytics Project, Unicon provided infrastructure and a blend of on-site and remote consulting support for the development of an open source predictive data model. Unicon also deployed an open source case management tool (Student Success Plan - SSP) to enable visualization of ‘at risk’ indicators from the predictive data model.
Open Source Digital Repository on AWS Open Source Digital Repository Digital content and resources span a wide range of asset types in higher education and support many campus stakeholders, including students, faculty, researchers, instructional designers, and library staff. Use cases for digital repositories in higher education include workflow that supports content creation/revision, indexing and searching, along with delivery of content for on-premise and online courses.
Delivering Open Source LMS on AWS De La Salle University De La Salle University is an internationally recognized Catholic university in the Philippines, established by the Brothers of the Christian Schools in 1911. The university delivers on its mission by providing secure, reliable, and economical learning technology tools to 36 academic departments, 11 research centers, and an enrollment of approximately 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students. De La Salle relies on the open source Sakai learning management system (LMS) to engage with students and deliver course content and assessments.
Meeting Innovation, Budget, and Security Challenges with AWS Cambridge Learning Management System (CLMS) With a mission to unlock people’s potential with the best learning and research solutions, Cambridge University Press (CUP) developed a robust platform that provides rich learning experiences to millions of English language learners around the world.