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.
What’s a fine book on a technological innovation from history? I asked this question because I’m preparing to teach a couple of classes this fall. One’s a seminar on innovation and technology. The focus will be on the digital world, so our readings (and other media) will address that, and I’ll share the syllabus for those interested next month. But I’d also like to add some predigital, historical examples of
Is this the book that higher ed folks should be reading in 2019?
A couple of years ago, MIT released a report titled “Online Education: A Catalyst for Higher Education Reforms.” Among its recommendations were to “support the expanding profession of the ‘learning engineer’” – a person who possesses “knowledge base in the learning sciences, familiarity with modern education technology, and an understanding of and practice with design principles,” but who also has a deep background in a specific academic discipline. The learning
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EdSurge's Tony Wan is first out of the blocks with an Instructurecon coverage article this year. (Because of my recent change in professional focus, I will not be on the LMS conference circuit this year.) Tony broke some news in his interview with CEO Dan Goldsmith with this tidbit about the forthcoming DIG analytics product: One example with DIG is around student success and student risk. We can predict, to
The number of Chinese students applying for undergraduate study in the United Kingdom jumped by 30 percent this year, according to data released Thursday by the Universities and Colleges Admission Service, a centralized admission service for U.K. higher education. A total of 19,760 Chinese students applied to U.K. universities during the 2019 admission cycle, compared to 15,240 the year before. 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
The national college persistence rate has increased by 2.2 percentage points during the last eight years, according to new data released by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, which is able to track the progress of 97 percent of undergraduates who are enrolled at degree-granting postsecondary institutions that are eligible to receive federal financial aid. The center found that 74 percent of the 3.5 million students who enrolled in college for the first time
Several recent and forthcoming books from scholarly presses look highly pertinent to the border crisis now in the news. Some focus on how the relationship between the United States and Mexico plays out along the boundary between them. Others are more generally about migration, displacement, detention and refugee status as definitive facts of 21st-century life. A couple of the titles in this roundup will not be published until early next
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Brigham Young University is making small but significant changes in its honor code. NBC News reported that students will be considered innocent of charges when they are brought before the court. Students will also have the right to bring a chaperone to meetings with honor court officials, who will be called "administrators," not "counselors." Is this diversity newsletter?: Hide by line?: Disable left side advertisement?: Is this Career Advice newsletter?: Trending: