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.
When thinking about what kind of course I want to create and what kind of learning experience I want my students/learners to have, I think about the resources and technology I can use. I also think about how I learn. Or rather, what learning experiences have had the impact on me that I want others to have. This isn’t about learning styles (in the sense of the published research and/or
The Tambellini Group is a leading market research and advisory firm for higher education. They've been sharing insights and ideas through their Top of Mind blog for years, and more recently, they've begun a podcast series. Their interviews with higher ed CIOs are fun and informative, and it was an honor to be selected to participate in one. Much thanks to Katelyn Ilkani, who arranged and conducted the interview. It's always a
Where do learning innovation people gather? What professional associations, organizations and networks will bring together and amplify the work of this community? One challenge in answering these questions is our lack of a clear understanding of what learning innovation is. Nowadays, many higher ed people working at the intersection of learning and technology have “innovation” in their titles. As far as I know, there is no “Association of Learning Innovators.”
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Where do Americans find news in today’s media landscape? Pew Research offers a very useful and up to date snapshot this week. The short version? Our news habits are quite diverse, and at least partially driven by age differences. First, that diversity. We extract news from social media, radio, newspapers, websites, and especially tv: Pew summarizes: television is still the most popular platform for news consumption – even
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Before I move on to my next case study in academic institutions moving toward operational excellence at supporting student success, I want to revisit a section toward the end of my last post on the California Community Colleges Online Education Initiative (OEI). I was looking at the alignment that has to be achieved at various levels in the academic organization in order to encourage all the stakeholders to embrace this collective
Our online bookclub is reading Zeynep Tufekci’s Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest. With this post we discuss Chapters 6: “Platforms and Algorithms” and 7: “Names and Connections.” In this post I’ll briefly summarize the text, then add some reflections and questions. You can participate by writing comments here, or through whichever other means you like (Twitter comments, Hypothes.is annotations, etc.). If you’d like to check out other moments
The new Bose AR Glasses are a fascinating development in the augmented reality space. They showed up earlier this year as a prototype at SXSW in Austin to generally good reviews. There was no guarantee then that they ... Read more New Bose AR Glasses give you audio Augmented Reality This article first appeared on Digital Bodies.