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EDUCAUSE webinar noon Nov. 12 on undergraduate use of technology

The “Annual ECAR Student and IT Study” is a free EDUCAUSE webinar scheduled noon-1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, in 301 Hale Library. The webinar covers the results of the 2013 study done on undergraduate use of technology in higher education. K-Staters are welcome to join the group viewing sponsored by Information Technology Services, or register for free through the event page to view the webinar from their office or home.

According to the event site, “The EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR) conducts this annual study about undergraduates’ technology experiences and expectations in higher education. In 2013 ECAR partnered with 251 institutions and surveyed more than 112,000 undergraduates about their technology perspectives. Join us for this webinar to learn what students say about their technology experiences and hear ECAR’s plans to expand this work to include faculty perspectives.”

The full “ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2013” report is available online.

EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit organization that “helps those who lead, manage, and use information technology to shape strategic IT decisions at every level within higher education.”

About Betsy Edwards

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