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This is part four of my annual look at the year’s “top ed-tech stories” Way back in 2012, I chose “The Platforming of Education” as one of my “Top Ed-Tech Trends.” Re-reading that article now makes me cringe. I have learned so much in the intervening years, and my analysis then strikes me as incredibly naive and shallow. At the time, I wrote about the importance of APIs; the
Over the past decade I’ve been writing about the many ways academic institutions are responding to the multiple challenges they face. One of the themes running through these accounts is problematic communication within a campus. Time and again faculty, administrators, and stakeholders don’t connect with each other, or worse, when strategic decisions are in the air. To help out the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) has
Over the last few years, I have helped a number of organizations review the way they deploy their advancement teams. I also led the reorganization of a newly combined alumni relations and annual giving team at a leading private university. Through these e...
It’s time for the annual look back at the year’s blog post and re-share the ones that gained the most interest. Here are the top five, as judged by pageviews. Battling brand fatigue in #highered. Like much of what I blog about here, this post ...
Digital Bodies: We finally have the price and specs on the new HTC Vive Focus standalone headset. This was the unit we originally thought would be released in the United States but The post Here’s the price and specs for the HTC Vive Focus standalone headset appeared first on Digital Bodies.
One of the ways I analyze the future of higher education is by looking into attitudes studies. These projects investigate what certain key populations think about academia. We can consider them a kind of higher education sociology, or a glimpse into this sector’s political economy. They are essential for grasping how colleges and universities change. For example, Ithaka S&R produces excellent attitudes reports. Their work on faculty attitudes towards higher
ITS has a present for you this holiday season! We know that you’ll love it, because it’s a compilation of our twelve most-read articles of 2017. Happy holidays from ITS! To-Do List Apps to Organize Your Life Getting organized is a daunting task, so here are several apps to make your life easier. Here’s to less stressful organization! 2017 New Year, New You! For the new year (be
Fans of mobile game systems like the Nintendo 3DS have long been waiting to see similar experiences emerge on mobile phones, and Nintendo’s recent forays into the mobile app world continue to raise hopes even as the leap from expensive console game to “free to play” models usually falls flat. However, there’s one title just released that I’ve been waiting for years to see make the leap: Animal Crossing.
From scarcity to abundance at the 2017 edX Global Forum.
It’s a vision of a possible future. Tiny, friendly-looking drones fly out of a truck and buzz across a college campus. There they work their individual ways into a classroom and explode against several students, killing them. What? That’s a scene from “Slaughterbots”, a short video from the Future of Life Institute outlining one possible direction for drones and related technologies. It is chilling, provocative, and well done. Watch: