Technology for Education blog

July 4, 2017

6 types of flipped classroom to innovate in higher education

Our way of imparting educational content is undergoing an interesting evolution thanks to new approaches like the flipped classroom.  

This model has gotten significant traction in recent years because it shores up the weaknesses of the traditional approach. This is why using newer formats will be key for improving student retention in Higher Education.

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. 

April 24, 2017

Times Higher Education Young University Rankings: meet the “newcomers”

In May, Times Higher Education (THE) released its latest Young University Rankings. This ranking includes the 200 institutions under 50 years old, qualifying standards of performance in teaching, international outlook and knowledge. ¿Which institutions and countries stand apart? What differences does it have with other similar reputation rankings?

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 16, 2017

QS World University Rankings: the best institutions by subject

This year Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) published its latest rankings of universities in the world by subject. Are there significant trends in higher education institutions depending of their different disciplines? Let's find out.

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?

March 7, 2017

Rankings: the best universities of the world in web presence

The advancement of information technology in higher education has evolved into the marketing strategy of universities and their research on the internet. Therefore, there are indicators to measure the outreach of that presence in the world-wide web. But, what are its pros and cons?

February 17, 2017

Higher education’s most popular careers by 2020

With the so-called "Fourth Industrial Revolution" led by information technology and automation, skills and learning outcomes that the labor market expects from college graduates evolved. Not only because of technology, but also an aging population. We will show you the most promising careers for prospective college students.