Emily Bamforth

Reporter for StateScoop and EdScoop covering solutions and what's next in higher education technology. Before joining Scoop News Group, reported for six years for Cleveland.com and the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Higher Education

Montana universities adopt course-sharing platform

by Emily Bamforth • 1 hour ago

Software from Quottly is designed to make it easier for students to piece together a degree from across the 16-institution university system.

Higher Education

Relationships key to universities' digital transformation, Educause research shows

by Emily Bamforth • 1 day ago

Successful institutions incorporate elements of culture, workforce and technology into their digital transformation initiatives, Educause researchers found.

Higher Education

How campus emergency managers cut through chaos during a crisis

by Emily Bamforth • 2 days ago

Higher education emergency managers said details like which emojis to use in alerts and maintaining documentation can make a difference during a crisis.

Emerging Tech

'EnTribe' CEO says universities want 'authentic' community engagement

by Emily Bamforth • 3 days ago

EnTribe CEO Adam Dornbusch also said universities want more control over user-generated content than social media can provide.

Data & Analytics

Universities are personalizing communications to compete

by Emily Bamforth • 4 days ago

As the pool of prospective students shrinks, institutions are using analytics to help their admissions and enrollment offices shape their communications.

Emerging Tech

Florida college says chatbot brought back 'near-grads' with humor, advice

by Emily Bamforth • 4 days ago

Administrators said "Gwen" can answer questions, tell jokes and use emojis to get encourage students to re-enroll.