With so many articles about Higher Ed IT across the web, it can be easy to miss something important. Here we have collected articles from some of the best Higher Ed IT blogs for you in one aggregate feed. We are constantly updating this list from some of our favorite sources.
Which degrees are undergraduates pursuing? We’ve been tracking enrollment patterns for a while, and a new Bloomberg article offers no surprises. Justin Fox parses NCES data to find that while the humanities decline, business and health care are booming. The time frame is “Selected years, 1970-71 through 2016-17,” and the pattern is a familiar one. Fox offers the top 10 undergrad majors in two academic years for contrast, starting with
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All good things must come to an end. After nearly seven great years as business partners and an even longer run as co-bloggers, Phil and Michael, a.k.a. the Statler and Waldorf of ed tech, are undergoing a process that Gwyneth Paltrow calls “conscious uncoupling.” (Is it weirder that we’re referring to ourselves in the third person or that we’re quoting Gwyneth Paltrow? Anyway...) We’ve had great fun together and
Informative, inspiring, or just plain interesting education and digital technology content from across the web, posted on Twitter over the past week and collected here to share with our blog readers. This week in the wrap … several stories about schools sharing tech and innovation at school fairs and in other longer impact ways, classroom management tips from Vicki Davis, a new podcasting tool, powerful simulation and visualization tech
A certain strategy is increasingly available to financially stressed American colleges and universities. It involves cutting selected majors and programs while removing tenure-track faculty. I’ve dubbed this strategy the queen sacrifice, drawing on that desperate chess move whereby a player gives up their most powerful piece in a risky play for victory. In the analogy tenure-track faculty are like the chess queen, since they have so much institutional clout, nominally
“It’s a common misconception that money is every entrepreneur’s metric for success. It isn’t, nor should it be.” Richard Branson Five 9s is so 1999. IT leaders need to think differently about the performance indicators for themselves and their organizations. 1. The frequency of features and functions delivered to the customer. How often is your customer getting new features with which they are delighted? Check your mobile phone –
Why everyone on campus should understand how the software that we depend on is created.
I am still an active software developer! I love doing it and I can’t imagine a world or a job where I don’t have the freedom to practice that. Of course, because of the nature of my job, I have to do it after hours and weekends etc, which I don’t mind because I just love doing it. The title of this blog is related to that and not anything
On giving up tenure for a leadership role in open online learning.
This blog post is written by Katie Ross, Education Director of Liberal Studies at Full Sail University. Emerging technology is often defined as a form of technology that exists, is slowly adapting into our everyday lives, or is on the cusp of development and will be moving into our environments within the next 5-7 years. We often think of emerging technology as drones delivering packages or robots taking over our
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