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.
This fall, Learning Innovation is piloting several teaching tools for Duke faculty. If you would like to learn more or be included in any of these pilots, please contact us. Nudge When learned information isn’t meaningfully used over time, there is a natural “forgetting curve,” whereby content recall drops off drastically. Studies have shown that being reminded of the content in the form of a brief question periodically after learning
Classroom learning as we know it is undergoing change at an unprecedented rate. Technology has made its way to the classroom, increasing the engaging and interactive elements that many students are benefitting from. Students today are already familiar with various technologies, which is why computerized tools and apps make sense in a classroom setting. One study among marketing students has shown that the introduction of technology makes 87% of
A master class in using Twitter by UCF’s Tom Cavanagh and team.
Connecticut’s public university system is about to hit a major financial wall, according to local media. There’s much we can learn from this. Let’s start with the basics. The state’s public postsecondary system can no longer offer the services it currently does without a major financial boost from Hartford, according to its leaders: The regents’ administration estimates the system — which includes the state universities, the community colleges and the
Yay! Finally sent off the book to the publishers!!! It’d been a long process to get to the final stage. Last November I sent out a Tweet for contributers who would like to write a short chapter on a book entitled ‘Social Media in HE’. Initially I had 28 respondants. As the deadlines came for the abstracts, then the first draft in February and the final draft in May I
One of the best ways to stay on top of trends, share information, and learn more about our field is to attend conferences. There are many great conferences around the world that go on all year, and I wanted to talk about some of the ones coming up this Fall. First, a quick tangent. If you feel so inclined, I can’t recommend enough how valuable it has been to share
At The College of Westchester, where I work, our Allied Health programs are a vital part of our offerings. The demand for health care workers is expected to see continuous growth in many areas of the world, making this post's topic of particular interest. Thanks to Andrej Kovacevic for this piece. – KW Aging populations are a top demographic trend in the United States, Australia, Japan, China and many
This article was originally found in mStoner’s monthly Intelligence newsletter. If you’re interested in receiving this type of content in your inbox, including information on mStoner’s latest research and webinars, sign up now — no form submission required! “The key to understanding how youth navigate social media is to step away from the headlines — both good and bad — and dive into the more nuanced realities of young people.” I wish I’d written
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What do universities want from online program management providers? I have no idea. Ask me what I want in a potential OPM partner, and I’ll talk your ear off. But search for any research on how universities evaluate the decision to partner with a for-profit company to build, market, launch and run a new online degree program -- and you will be mostly searching in vain. The growing phenomenon of