What University Students Find Important in Their Digital Community Technology

What University Students Find Important in Their Digital Community Technology

Throughout the pandemic, we’ve witnessed the growing importance of digital communities for universities and their role in fostering connection, especially when campus communities cannot convene in person. Developing an active and thriving higher education community platform has become an integral part of campus life, and Student Affairs leaders must innovatively drive virtual and hybrid engagement each semester. It’s not an easy feat, especially when students and staff are experiencing Zoom fatigue, and the omicron variant has shifted plans this spring. However, digital communities can be a lifesaver when it comes to lifting campus community morale. So to help provide Student…
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10 Technology Must-Haves for Universities Leveraging Hybrid Learning

10 Technology Must-Haves for Universities Leveraging Hybrid Learning

As universities prepare for the start of the spring 2022 semester on top of the omicron variant spike, virtual instruction and hybrid learning will continue to be critical. This semester, educators will have to continue to adapt and innovatively design their courses around the university's latest guidelines.  To help build upon your current strategy, we have compiled 10 technology must-haves for universities leveraging hybrid learning, to encourage your students to academically and socially thrive, this new year. 1. Prioritize student privacy - maintain a private, authenticated & secure digital classroom Adopting an advanced classroom management system will ensure your classroom…
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Raftr Support: January 11 Update

Raftr Support: January 11 Update

All platforms: SSO onboarding updates so that emails link directly to communities' SSO login screen Interim Home page improvements Updated "All" to be a "Rafts" page by name and with list including only Rafts, as well as hiding update previews and unread dots Most recently viewed tab on any device will be the default when you re-open the Home page on that device, until you view an alternate tab (similar to Campus pages) Some fixes and improvements Updated text on Post composers to be consistent across Post types and platforms Updated compact view for Extensions to use the same aspect…
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