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New Ways of Assessing Faculty

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. Assessing the productivity and success of university faculty members is a difficult, inexact science. Many institutions have traditionally assessed employees’ work in three areas: teaching, research and service. But in an age where the lines between these three areas are often blurred, is […]

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Avoiding Common CV Mistakes

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. The curriculum vitae, or CV, is the most important professional document in the world of academics, and is used frequently as a tool in hiring, promotion, tenure, and other decisions at colleges and universities. A great CV can help highlight a well-qualified candidate’s […]

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Top Tips for Getting Published in an Academic Journal

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. If you have ever considered writing for an academic journal, then you are aware of how competitive it is to get published. With editors having varied expectations to the structure of your paper, to determining the best way for responding to reviewer feedback, […]

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Important Considerations in Online Faculty Evaluations

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. Evaluations and assessments of faculty are a fixture of university life. Faculty members are evaluated for many reasons: annual review, tenure, and promotion, to name a few. Faculty members also participate in these processes from both sides: being evaluated, and being evaluators of […]

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Best Practices for Enhancing Information Technology & Faculty Collaboration

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. Higher education Information Technology (IT) administrators attending EDUCAUSE 2014 shared best practices used at their schools to enhance collaboration between IT and faculty. The implicit goals of these practices are to enhance communication and the quality of IT decisions.  Practices shared include: using […]

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Top Information Technology Priorities in Higher Education for 2014

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here.   Assisting faculty members in integrating information technology (IT) into their institution was the top IT priority for colleges and universities in 2014, according to survey results discussed by D. Frank Smith in the November 14 edition of EdTech. The annual survey, completed […]

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Promising Tech Tools for Higher Ed

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. Up-and-coming technologies hold a lot of promise for students, faculty members, and administrators in higher education. Systems being developed by software companies, as well as some innovations created at academic institutions, offer the potential to help track student advancement, identify issues facing struggling […]

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Four Factors for Implementing Cloud-Based Software

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. Offering the promise of instant access to data, applications and other technology tools from anywhere in the world, cloud-based computing can be an attractive concept for forward-thinking educational institutions and their IT professionals. However, migrating part or all of an institution’s information into […]

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Information Technology’s Role In Academic Research

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. What role does IT play in supporting a world class research environment in academe? This question is answered in a video produced by EdTech at EDUCAUSE 2014. The video shares the insights of senior IT administrators at the University of Cincinnati, University of […]

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Being a College Professor: What Will be the “New Normal”?

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. The culture of being a traditional college professor is under pressure from a variety of fronts — stagnating wages, diminishing of tenure-track positions, and an increase of political scrutiny.  As a result, colleges and universities would do well to remember the importance of […]

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