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Instructional and Educational Videos, Animated Explanations, - Explania

Instructional and Educational Videos, Animated Explanations, - Explania | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
Watch hundreds of animated explanations, interactive tutorials, animations and instructional videos, and feel free to embed them on your own web pages.
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Alison Pendergast
Issues, trends and articles related to higher education, college textbook publishing, educational technology and digital learning.
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The digital degree

The digital degree | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
FROM Oxford’s quads to Harvard Yard and many a steel and glass palace of higher education in between, exams are giving way to holidays. As students consider life...
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Moving Towards Next Generation Learning - Getting Smart by Guest Author - deeper learning, digital learning, NGLC, Online Learning, personalized learning, smart cities

Moving Towards Next Generation Learning - Getting Smart by Guest Author - deeper learning, digital learning, NGLC, Online Learning, personalized learning, smart cities | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
We are, let’s face it, a Tower of Babel when it comes to defining what we’re all doing here. That sounds disparaging, but I don’t actually mean it that way. Re-imagining the desired outcomes and the common student experience of America’s public schools is a messy, chaotic business – and that’s what real change looks like.
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What Must Historically Black Colleges Do to Survive?

What Must Historically Black Colleges Do to Survive? | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
This article originally appeared in Inside Higher Ed. Elizabeth City State University faced a brief existential crisis last month when North Carolina lawmakers toyed with the idea of closing the historically black institution. The lawmakers backed off, but the episode was just one in a series of challenges facing the...
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Education-as-a-Service: 5 ways higher ed must adapt to a changing market

Education-as-a-Service: 5 ways higher ed must adapt to a changing market | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
Most colleges and universities today provide the educational equivalent of enterprise software. You remember buying enterprise software. It was a big-ticket item that you had to customize and imple...
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One Trillion Problems but a Loan ain't One - ENT #22 04-18-2014

One Trillion Problems but a Loan ain't One - ENT #22 04-18-2014 | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
In this episode of our relaunched Ed News Ticker (ENT) we have peer lending platforms, student loans, ongoing consolidation and more.
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The Great Adaptive Learning Experiment -- Campus Technology

The Great Adaptive Learning Experiment -- Campus Technology | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
Higher ed institutions around the globe are exploring the potential of adaptive technology to revolutionize the way students learn.
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Five Trends to Watch in Higher Education

Five Trends to Watch in Higher Education | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
U.S. universities and colleges face a host of challenges. But a number of large and small experiments across the nation point the way forward.
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NACUBO: Reporting Reimagined

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What Isn't Broken in American Higher Education?

What Isn't Broken in American Higher Education? | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
Some of the attacks on U.S. higher education, although in many cases well-intentioned, have the potential to do real damage to this sector of our national educational system at a time when a college degree is increasingly seen as the gateway to a mea...
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Online Learning Summit

Online Learning Summit | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
FemTechNet, collaborative makers of "the anti-MOOC," were graciously, no I'd even say studiously received by leaders of the bellies-of-the-beast at last weekend's Online Learning Summit, hosted by ...
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New Demos Report Examines State Funding Cuts in Higher Education Since the Great Recession | Demos

New Demos Report Examines State Funding Cuts in Higher Education Since the Great Recession | Demos | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
NEW YORK, NY—Today, national public policy organization Demos released a new report detailing the impact of state disinvestment in higher education since the beginning of the Great Recession.
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The emerging role of academia in commercializing innovation : Article : Nature Biotechnology

The emerging role of academia in commercializing innovation : Article : Nature Biotechnology | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
Nature Biotechnology journal featuring biotechnology articles and science research papers of commercial interest in pharmaceutical, medical, and environmental sciences.
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What Online Students Want Compared to What Institutions Expect « Online Learning Update

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Don't Personalize Learning

Don't Personalize Learning | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
In the US, “personalized learning” is what I think of as a head-nodder phrase. Sprinkle the word into virtually any conversation or speech regarding education, and you’ll typically see at least a...
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Colleges use technology to promote student success

Colleges use technology to promote student success | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
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12 Essentials of Prescriptive Analytics for Student Success -- Campus Technology

12 Essentials of Prescriptive Analytics for Student Success -- Campus Technology | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay's CIO is pursuing a track that marries institutional data, predictions and business rules to create prescriptions for student and campus success. Here are his 12 best practices for prescriptive analytics.
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Teachers as Technology Trailblazers: Personalizing PD: It's About Empowerment; Not Tools

Teachers as Technology Trailblazers: Personalizing PD: It's About Empowerment; Not Tools | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
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Does Higher Education Actually Prepare You For Your Career? Depends

Does Higher Education Actually Prepare You For Your Career? Depends | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
At the risk of causing trouble, I wonder if in the rush to get every kid into college, did we overdo it?
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Creating eLearning Courses - Easygenerator

Creating eLearning Courses - Easygenerator | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
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Political Calculations - Diminishing Returns to Higher Education

Political  Calculations - Diminishing Returns to Higher Education | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
This outcome strongly suggests that there are real diminishing returns to higher education in the United States.
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Revenue at Any Cost: Institutional Debt and the Crisis of U.S. Higher Education - New APPS: Art, Politics, Philosophy, Science

Revenue at Any Cost: Institutional Debt and the Crisis of U.S. Higher Education - New APPS: Art, Politics, Philosophy, Science | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
As Protevi likes to keep reminding everyone on Facebook, it's been awhile now since I first started arguing that we haven't been paying sufficient attention to the role of institutional debt as a driver of the increasingly alarming developments in U.S. universities, especially those in the public sector. I've gestured...
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Study of Online Education Opportunities 2013-14 | Approved Colleges

Study of Online Education Opportunities 2013-14 | Approved Colleges | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
A comprehensive study of online education opportunities from 2013-14.
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elearnspace › What will universities monetize in the future?

elearnspace › What will universities monetize in the future? | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
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What It Takes To Be A CMO In Academia

What It Takes To Be A CMO In Academia | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
This article is by Chris M. Kormis, who has served as associate dean and CMO of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business since 2009. Previously, she was assistant VP for university relations at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Standing in an historic 18th century assembly room—a room where George [...]
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Business Model Innovation in Online Higher Education

Business Model Innovation in Online Higher Education | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
Yes, the concept of "business model innovation" sounds like something a management consultant would conjure up. But I encourage you to suspend your initial reaction. The growing interest in busines...
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