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.
There’s great news out of the recent UNESCO meeting in Paris, where member states unanimously adopted the draft Recommendation on Open Educational Resources (OER). I want to highlight some of the parts of the Recommendation that caught my eye, reading both from a personal perspective as well as my Lumen perspective. First, and it will surprise no one that this is the first item on my list, is the
How Young is Too Young for Screen Time? When They Are on Devices, What Should They be Doing? One of the things that I find disturbing about digital technology is the tendency to cavalierly put devices in the hands of very young children. I raised three kids and I get the desire to keep them busy so you can have a few moments to get something done or just
And why every OPM leader might want to read this book.
Last week a small, Boston-based firm prepared to release a report about the financial status of nearly 1,000 American colleges and universities. Inside Higher Ed prepped an article on Edmit’s report. The report never appeared. In this post I’ll try to summarize my best understanding of what occurred, then explore what on Earth this might mean for post-secondary education. As always I’m eager to hear your thoughts. Edmit built an
Let’s be honest: we need a simple VR headset. Something like the Oculus Quest, but a device that anyone can pick up and use without assistance. For all the talk about the disruptive qualities of virtual ... Read more A Simple VR Headset that Could be a Game Changer This article A Simple VR Headset that Could be a Game Changer first appeared on Digital Bodies.
Ben Williamson Amazon has launched a new service allowing teachers to sell and buy education resources through its platform. Image by Guilaume Bolduc on Unsplash: https://unsplash.com/photos/uBe2mknURG4 The massive multinational platform company Amazon has announced a new service allowing teachers to sell lesson plans and classroom resources to other teachers. The service, Amazon Ignite, is moving into a space where Teachers Pay Teachers and TES Teaching Resources have already established markets
Five years ago, the release of the Stanford 2025 Project made something of a splash across the higher ed community. The influence of this report on four “provocations” for possible futures of Stanford a decade hence went well beyond the specific ideas explored. Rather, Stanford 2025 was impactful because it represents a rare instance of a group within a university (but outside the formal field of education … in this case
A fairly innocuous tweet this morning had me thinking a little deeper and longer than I originally intended: I think the Matrix has me. Send help. pic.twitter.com/GoyxscIRVj— David Hopkins (@hopkinsdavid) November 19, 2019 What I meant when I tweeted was that I felt I was missing out on something, but not sure what, as per ‘the Matrix has you’ line. What I ended up thinking about was the
This effective use of digital technology can be applied to flipped, blended, and traditional classroom learning In last week's Future Trends Forum, guest Robert Talbert mentioned a social annotation tool named Perusall. Talbert is the author of Flipped Learning: A Guide for Higher Education Faculty and has had his student use Perusall in some of his courses. When I searched Perusall out to learn more about it, I came
This is not turning out to be a good month for the Magic Leap glasses. Funding challenges and a couple of big-name departures have hit the company hard. The glasses were released only 15 months ago ... Read more Magic Leap Glasses: Funding Woes and Staff Exits This article Magic Leap Glasses: Funding Woes and Staff Exits first appeared on Digital Bodies.
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