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News and Updates

You’ve been working hard to keep your New Year’s resolutions. The new semester is in full swing, the hectic pace continues – it’s time to relax, take a breath, and treat yourself to excellent professional development to self-improve, grow, and invigorate your academic prowess.

STARLINK is proud to release, "Understanding & Communicating with the Millennial Generation".

Additional new releases:

  • Campus Carry
  • How Can Rubrics Improve My Projects and Assessments?
  • Webinar: Professional Development Best Practices

We look forward to seeing you online!

"The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery." -Mark Van Doren

8 Ways Wearables Have Influenced Data Use in Higher Education

By: Patrick Cole

If you don't own one yourself, chances are you know at least a few people who wear a FitBit to track their physical activity and other habits. You might even know a few people who use other wearable devices, or wearables, such as the Apple Watch. These devices collect, analyze, and provide useful data to their wearers.

One interesting item to consider is how those working in higher education can use this new technology in education to process data, then provide feedback to improve the educational experience of students, and make higher education work better in general.

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The Top Mental Health Challenges Facing Students

By: Kasia Kovacs

This guide helps to identify the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues for college students and where and when to seek help. Left untreated, these issues can become debilitating for students, so whether you feel you are experiencing these issues or find yourself concerned for a friend or peer, it is important to take action now.

Research conducted by the National Alliance on Mental Illness on mental health on college campuses shows that . . .

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The iGotchta App Transcribes and Translates Voicemails Into 11 Different Languages

By: Kyle Wiggers

Keeping abreast of voicemail isn't exactly a walk in the park - especially when it's in another language. If you're saddled with a carrier that doesn't offer voice-to-text transcription, dialing in and listening to each successive message can become a painfully repetitive exercise. Sourcenext wants to make that arduous process a thing of the past with iGotcha . . .

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