Friday, October 19, 2012

Survey says Germanna is among nation's most technologically innovative community colleges

Germanna Community College is among the most technologically innovative colleges in the nation, according to e..Republic’s Center for Digital Education. e.Republic is a publishing, research, event and new media company focused on state and local government and education..
e.Republic's eighth annual Digital Community Colleges Survey found that in the mid-sized colleges category, tied Piedmont Virginia Community College, which is based in Charlottesville, for seventh place.

Community colleges across the nation have responded to increased enrollments and limited budgets through innovative use of technology, according to the Digital Community Colleges Survey results released. Survey questions and criteria examined and scored areas of digital and emerging technologies, such as use of mobile devices and technology integration into curriculum; strategic planning and data management; and delivery models and professional development, including availability of technology tools and training for faculty and students.

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