Justin Marquis Ph.D.

How You Can Survive College Without Windows or iOS!

By Justin Marquis Ph.D.

I recently wrote about Microsoft’s monopoly in office software – the go to programs for typing papers, crafting presentations, and creating spreadsheets – in higher education, and how … View More



Justin Marquis Ph.D.

Policies That Would Promote Information Technology Use in Education

By Justin Marquis Ph.D.

In my January 8, 2013 post, "Can IT Be the Core of Higher Ed?" I outlined what the benefits would be for higher education if technology and technological literacy were to become the central organizing … View More



Justin Marquis Ph.D.

Without Rooting, Education-Specific Tablets Won’t Work

By Justin Marquis Ph.D.

The recent release of the Amplify Android tablet, specifically designed for education that will "rival the iPad," raises some interesting questions about the education sector as a marketplace for entrepreneurial … View More



Teachers Love Technology

Once upon a time, the role of the teacher in the classroom conjured up images and ideas of blackboards, rulers, chalk, and pencils. But now, technology is becoming more and more integrated into modern … View More



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The Final Score – Revisiting the College Scorecard

By Justin Marquis Ph.D.

It is finally here. President Obama announced the College Scorecard as part of his State of the Union Address and it was officially released in mid-February, 2013. I had evaluated the early prototype … View More



EdTech for the Third World: Addressing Access

Without access to many traditional educational opportunities, edtech can be a game changer in the Third World if the infrastructure is put in place. View More



Justin Marquis Ph.D.

The Value of Higher Education is More Than Getting a Job

By Justin Marquis Ph.D.

Lost amid the strident voices for higher education accountability and lower costs is the very real fact that we are on a dangerous trajectory that is potentially robbing our students of one of the most … View More