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.
Providing education abroad or “study abroad” opportunities is one form of international engagement in which many colleges and universities participate. The National Association of International Educators (NAFSA) notes in their Trends report [link] that each year hundreds of thousands of U.S. college students engage in short term, semester-long, or year-long study abroad programs. While rates of student participation have increased, opportunities to access study abroad may remain largely out
Providing education abroad or study abroad opportunities is one form of international engagement in which many colleges and universities participate. The National Association of International Educators (NAFSA) notes in their Trends report [link] that ea...
Millions of people around the world have enrolled in massive open online courses (MOOCs), attracted by their promise of low-cost education for career advancement or gaining knowledge. New research from Duke University has found that beyond new facts, MOOCs help individuals develop emotionally. The findings are described in an article published this week in EDUCAUSE Review. The article’s authors, Kun Li and Kim Manturuk, analyzed the topics in MOOCs offered
Forecasts for the growth of the Internet of Things (a.k.a. IoT or IoE, as in the Internet of Everything) suggest tens of billions of devices will be connected as spending grows to exceed a trillion dollars by 2020, according the 2017 NMC Horizons Report for Higher Education. As IoT becomes entrenched on our campuses (I wrote about this for University Business last month), it’s not surprising that it is
Digital Bodies: Immersive technologies are changing fast, but the VR headset resolution news from Varjo may be a game-changer. The Finnish startup revealed that they are working on a headset with… The post VR Headset Resolution that Blows Away Oculus Rift and HTC Vive appeared first on Digital Bodies.
By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1107) Via John Gruber, I was struck by this quote from David L. Goodstein in his book Feynman’s Lost Lecture: Feynman was a truly great teacher. He prided himself on being able to devise ways to explain even the most profound ideas to beginning students. Once, I said to him, “Dick, explain to me, so that I
In a 1982 speech, President Ronald Reagan described status quo as a Latin term for “the mess we’re in.” If that’s the case, then David F. Labaree has no problem with the status quo of higher education. “Why ruin a perfect me...
“Sometimes the reality is that their ceiling is your floor.” Unknown In business, it’s OK to use quotes that are by unknown persons, but ill-advised to have unknown expectations from co-workers, supervisors and clients. If we don’t know what those we serve expect, then we have no chance of managing or meeting expectations. Contracts are important between humans. Contracts describe the parameters of the transaction and reduce risk of ambiguity