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Using Data in Higher Ed

Using Data in Higher Ed

Unizin is a very special collaborative effort. Our Consortium exists because of a vision shared by thought leaders at some of the nation’s most respected research universities. We are not a technology...

Photographs from the 2017 Unizin Innovation Summit

The 2017 Unizin Innovation Summit took place April 19 and 20 in downtown Denver, Colorado. It was an incredible two days filled with collaborative conversations, the sharing of successes, and a spirit of...

A Look Inside Our Infrastructure

A Look Inside Our Infrastructure

  Gone are the days of system administrators desperately trying to make sure their servers stay healthy. Services like Amazon Web Services (AWS) allow modern operations staffs to write code to describe...

Content Communities Part II: The Unizin Solution

Content Communities Part II: The Unizin Solution

Like we mentioned in the previous blog, universities are and will continue to be places where instructional content is created. Lately, we’ve seen a change in how instructional content and courses are created...

Content Communities Part I: Challenges to Workflows

Content Communities Part I: Challenges to Workflows

Content initiatives at Unizin Member universities have made headlines this year. Indiana University announced this September that its eText initiative has saved students at least $15 million since the program...

Introducing IU’s Unizin Liaison

Introducing IU’s Unizin Liaison

IU's Unizin-Dedicated Liaison Streamlines Coordination Between Campus, Unizin Staff As Unizin releases more solutions for content, analytics and the learning environment, more and more people from our Member...

Migration Collaboration

Migration Collaboration

Unizin Institutions Share Tools, Best Practices for Switching LMSs “We’re tired,” Annette Beck, Director of Enterprise Instructional Technology and Evaluation & Exam Service, says with a laugh. She is...

Little Tools for “Big” Data

Little Tools for “Big” Data

Big Data has been a hot topic in technology circles for several years now. Thanks to hardware and software advances and improved purchasing and deployment processes, we are able to employ more systems to...

Diving into Canvas Data at the University of Iowa

Diving into Canvas Data at the University of Iowa

Diving into data is not for the faint of heart. Just ask Sam Van Horne. Working for the University of Iowa Office of Assessment and liaison to Unizin, Van Horne is surrounded by data all day–tables and lists,...

A Balanced Approach to Content Strategy

A Balanced Approach to Content Strategy

Two Approaches to Content As Unizin becomes immersed in the processes and practices of instructors and instructional designers, we are finding that our content strategy must take into consideration the...