Technology for Education blog

December 12, 2018

The objectives of digital transformation in educational institutions

Digital transformation is altering the manner in which businesses emerge, function and develop. It is also introducing changes to practices relating to the sales and marketing of products and services, hiring, accounting, and financial management, among many others.

However, what is the aim of this revolution?

May 15, 2017

Infographic: Using big data to improve the flipped classroom

Education finally received an invitation to the Big Data party and, boy, are things look exciting in the flipped classroom! From boosting teaching methods to shortening learning curves, everyone wins. Check out this infographic to see how you can make the most out of your flipped classroom with Big Data. 

May 11, 2017

Infographic: What is a flipped classroom?

A new teaching method is subverting the very fabric of traditional education: the flipped classroom. Imagine students attending online classes and learning at their own pace, in a totally homework-free environment, while teachers use educational technology to boost the learning process. Sound fun? Let´s take a look. 

April 5, 2017

Higher education academic planning: tools to optimize your workload

Designing and improving a specific course curriculum and syllabus in universities can turn into a dilemma. To make sure that the outcomes of a course, major or program are met and precise, academic planners need to assess whether teachers and students will be able to handle a particular academic workload.

March 28, 2017

Flipped classroom: pros and cons for academic planning in universities

Many readers are researching about new trends in higher education software. One of the most interesting and challenging methods to improve skill based training and make the most of schedules, rooms, labs and workshops, is the flipped classroom.

March 21, 2017

Bett 2017: trends of the biggest educational software event worldwide

We are paying attention at the insights given by experts in technology, educators and policymakers at the world’s leading higher education technology conference, held in London in January. In October, U-Planner will be participating again in the Latin American version in Mexico.

March 14, 2017

The use of educational software to improve higher education curriculum

The use of technology can improve integrated planning in your higher education curriculum by gathering student performance and learning information using big data, helping instructional design processes and data collection, as well as cross-checking with best practices using artificial intelligence.

March 9, 2017

At what pace is your country harnessing information technology?

Digital transformation and the so-called “Fourth Industrial Revolution of information technology is changing what we do at work, at home and in education. However, are we implementing them at a good pace at an institutional level?