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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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The Crisis in Higher Education | MIT Technology Review

The Crisis in Higher Education | MIT Technology Review | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
Online versions of college courses are attracting hundreds of thousands of students, millions of dollars in funding, and accolades from university administrators. Is this a fad, or is higher education about to get the overhaul it needs?
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Competency-based degrees – The quiet revolution? - University World News

Competency-based degrees – The quiet revolution? - University World News | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
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Learning with 'e's: Next generation learning

Learning with 'e's: Next generation learning | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it

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Sanford Arbogast's curator insight, January 23, 2014 7:47 AM

not looking forward to the Direct implats but the rest I am on board with

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What Faculty Should Know About Adaptive Learning -

What Faculty Should Know About Adaptive Learning - | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
I was honored to be asked by the American Federation of Teachers to write an article on what their membership should know about adaptive learning technologies.

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Grades 2.0: How Learning Analytics Are Changing The Teacher's Role - Edudemic

Grades 2.0: How Learning Analytics Are Changing The Teacher's Role - Edudemic | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
Educators, have you ever wondered if your students are really learning when you teach? Soon you’ll have to wonder no more.
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How Can Educational Data Mining and Learning Analytics Enhance Education Infographic

How Can Educational Data Mining and Learning Analytics Enhance Education Infographic | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
How Can Data Mining and Analytics Enhance Education Infographic answers how can educational data mining & learning analytics improve and personalize education.
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How to Develop a Comprehensive B2B Marketing Strategy - Business 2 Community

How to Develop a Comprehensive B2B Marketing Strategy - Business 2 Community | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
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2013 Student Retention and College Completion Practices Report | Noel-Levitz

2013 Student Retention and College Completion Practices Report | Noel-Levitz | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
Noel-Levitz student retention and college completion practices report rates effectiveness of 78 practices for ungergraduate student retention and college completion.
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Forecasting Higher Education Infographic

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The Forecasting Higher Education Infographic presenting varied ways that higher education is changing and could change in the next few years.
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Just-In-Time Faculty

Just-In-Time Faculty | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
Inside Higher Ed today posted an article by Colleen Flaherty called "Congress Takes Note."  It deals with a new report, "The Just-In-Time Professor: A Staff Report Summarizing eForum Responses on t...
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Online education can be good or cheap, but not both

Online education can be good or cheap, but not both | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
I have no doubt that online education is going to get better over time, and that innovators at places like edX and Udacity will find ways to better combine labor and technology in ways that will help contain higher education costs.
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Why Public Colleges Cost More

Why Public Colleges Cost More | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
What's pushing our costs up? Obviously, inflation is a factor. So is the age of our buildings: the older the college, the creakier its buildings, the higher the maintenance. But the biggest part of our budget -- 75 percent -- goes to personnel costs....
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The Current State of U.S. Higher Education, Top to Bottom - academics.com

The Current State of U.S. Higher Education, Top to Bottom - academics.com | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
It is only possible to understand higher education in the United States in light of the intensified concentration of wealth in the country during the last thirty years.
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It’s About Self-directed Learning

It’s About Self-directed Learning | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
“This is about students learning at their own pace, not working at their own pace.” - Summit San Jose Math Teacher   Three weeks into the school year, a student in our Optimized Learning math ...
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Brandman U To Offer Online, Competency-Based Business Administration Degree -- Campus Technology

Brandman U To Offer Online, Competency-Based Business Administration Degree -- Campus Technology | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
Brandman University, a private nonprofit institution part of the Chapman University System, is working with Flat World Education to offer an online, competency-based bachelor's degree in business administration.
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DQP draft version 2.0 open for public comment until March 15

DQP draft version 2.0 open for public comment until March 15 | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
Field tests of the Degree Qualifications Profile at more than 400 colleges have informed DQP version 2.0. Lumina is now accepting feedback on this improved draft. Leave feedback now »

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The Future Of Education Was Invented In 1906

The Future Of Education Was Invented In 1906 | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
Wired has an excellent-yet-frustrating story on what they call "A Radical New Teaching Method" that is transforming education.
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Blog - Harvey P. Weingarten - Learning outcomes: The game changer in higher education

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Association wants to create portable, competency-based general education framework | Inside Higher Ed

Association wants to create portable, competency-based general education framework | Inside Higher Ed | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
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Trending Now: Recent News in the Postsecondary World of Next Generation Learning | EDUCAUSE.edu

Trending Now: Recent News in the Postsecondary World of Next Generation Learning | EDUCAUSE.edu | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
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7 Educational Technologies Platforms That Change The Way We Learn Infographic

7 Educational Technologies Platforms That Change The Way We Learn Infographic | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
The 7 Educational Technologies Platforms That Change The Way We Learn Infographic presents how the following 7 educational technology platforms have changed what’s possible in learning.
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