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New Service From Harvard Aims to Replace Classroom Lectures

New Service From Harvard Aims to Replace Classroom Lectures | Disrupting Higher Ed | Scoop.it
Lectures made sense before the invention of the printing press, argues Harvard physics professor Eric Mazur, but at this point in history they are far from the best way to transmit large amounts of information or to make use of face-to-face time in...
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Opening Oxford learning to all via the web - University of Oxford

Opening Oxford learning to all via the web - University of Oxford | Disrupting Higher Ed | Scoop.it
Oxford University educational material and news is accessible and free for more people than ever as Oxford’s presence on iTunes U, YouTube, and other online gateways grows.
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Blogging Innovation & The Innovation Process - StumbleUpon

Applies to EDUCATION as well: The innovation process, in the business context, is a structured action that is remarkably easy to implement. It begins with a problem and ends with profit. As such, it is the ideal business process. So it is remarkable that so few businesses have actually implemented this structured innovation process. Fortunately, all you have to do is read this and implement it in your firm!
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Blogging Innovation » Be on the Lookout for Disruptive Thinking

Blogging Innovation » Be on the Lookout for Disruptive Thinking | Disrupting Higher Ed | Scoop.it
The Blogging Innovation community is home to innovation articles, webinars, videos, training and education - powering successful growth in the innovation management profession...
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How to fix higher education. "Overeducated, Underemployed: How to fix humanities grad school."

How to fix higher education. "Overeducated, Underemployed: How to fix humanities grad school." | Disrupting Higher Ed | Scoop.it
The journalist and writer Anya Kamenetz once said that graduate students are "really smart suckers," and I—as a Ph.D. who teaches at a liberal arts college—couldn't agree more.
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Managing By Commitments - 5 Disruptive Practices To Improve Execution | Management Innovation eXchange

Managing By Commitments - 5 Disruptive Practices To Improve Execution | Management Innovation eXchange | Disrupting Higher Ed | Scoop.it
The Management Innovation eXchange (MIX) is an open innovation project aimed at reinventing management for the 21st century.
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Is college a good investment? Some not so sure

Is college a good investment? Some not so sure, Amid rising tuition and uncertain employment prospects, more Phoenix-area residents question the value of a college education.
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Down To Business: Higher Education Is Ripe For Technology Disruption -- InformationWeek Down To Business: Higher Education Is Ripe For Technology Disruption - global-cio Blog

Down To Business: Higher Education Is Ripe For Technology Disruption -- InformationWeek Down To Business: Higher Education Is Ripe For Technology Disruption - global-cio Blog | Disrupting Higher Ed | Scoop.it
If you think online degrees will remain just a niche, consider the time when Borders and E.F. Hutton were touting their superior in-person experiences.
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Connecting the Dots to the Future of Technology in Higher Education (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE

Connecting the Dots to the Future of Technology in Higher Education (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE | Disrupting Higher Ed | Scoop.it
From EDUCAUSE Review Vol 46, 2011 July/August 2011

Stephen diFilipo (sdifilipo@cecil.edu) is Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Cecil College.
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This Visible College (EDUCAUSE Quarterly) | EDUCAUSE

This Visible College (EDUCAUSE Quarterly) | EDUCAUSE | Disrupting Higher Ed | Scoop.it
What does the future hold for higher education? How is American academia changing under the impact of continuous technological transformation? By Bryan Alexander, Senior Fellow at the National Instiutue for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE).
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News: 'The Fall of the Faculty' - Inside Higher Ed

News: 'The Fall of the Faculty' - Inside Higher Ed | Disrupting Higher Ed | Scoop.it
Polemic by political science professor takes aim at the “all-administrative university.”...
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Students using mobile devices to learn English

Students using mobile devices to learn English | Disrupting Higher Ed | Scoop.it
OTTAWA, Ontario, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TalktoCanada, the company trusted by Ernst & Young, Novartis and...
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Academic Earth | Online Courses | Academic Video Lectures

Academic Earth | Online Courses | Academic Video Lectures | Disrupting Higher Ed | Scoop.it
Academic Earth offers free access to video courses and academic lectures from leading colleges and universities.
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Chart of the Day: The Higher Education Bubble « The Enterprise Blog

Chart of the Day: The Higher Education Bubble « The Enterprise Blog | Disrupting Higher Ed | Scoop.it
EI’s Michael Barone wrote recently about the higher education bubble, which could also described as a “low-interest education loan bubble” to reflect the government’s role in subsidizing higher education, similar to its role in subsidizing homeownership.

The topic has been receiving a lot of attention lately, and there is even now a Wikipedia listing for “higher education bubble.”

That attention is timely and well-deserved because the higher education bubble is following the same unsustainable path of the 1990s tech bubble and the more recent housing bubble. And like those previous bubbles, Barone and others are predicting that the higher education bubble is about to burst (see commentary from Instapundit blogger Glenn Reynolds and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel).
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How Disruptive Innovation is Remaking the University — HBS Working Knowledge

How Disruptive Innovation is Remaking the University — HBS Working Knowledge | Disrupting Higher Ed | Scoop.it
In The Innovative University, authors Clayton M. Christensen and Henry J.
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Josh Kim's Blog U.: 3 Lessons from Borders for Higher Ed - Technology and Learning - Inside Higher Ed

Josh Kim's Blog U.: 3 Lessons from Borders for Higher Ed - Technology and Learning - Inside Higher Ed | Disrupting Higher Ed | Scoop.it
The bankruptcy of Borders and the closing of 400 stores provides an opportunity to think through some lessons for higher ed. Are we immune from the fate of Borders? 3 Lessons:1.
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How to Save the Traditional University, From the Inside Out - Commentary - The Chronicle of Higher Education

How to Save the Traditional University, From the Inside Out - Commentary - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Disrupting Higher Ed | Scoop.it
Clayton Christensen and Henry Eyring for The Chronicle
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Disrupting Higher Education | From the Bell Tower

Disrupting Higher Education | From the Bell Tower | Disrupting Higher Ed | Scoop.it
Steven Bell, Associate University Librarian, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Mar 24, 2011
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NY Times: The Master’s as the New Bachelor’s

NY Times: The Master’s as the New Bachelor’s | Disrupting Higher Ed | Scoop.it
Call it credentials inflation. A four-year degree may not cut it anymore.
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Views: The Inevitable Change Ahead - Inside Higher Ed

Views: The Inevitable Change Ahead - Inside Higher Ed | Disrupting Higher Ed | Scoop.it
In an excerpt from their new book, Clayton Christensen and Henry Eyring describe why universities are at great risk, but also poised for an innovation-fueled renaissance.
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TechCrunch | Peter Thiel: We're in a Bubble and It's Not the Internet. It's Higher Education.

TechCrunch | Peter Thiel: We're in a Bubble and It's Not the Internet. It's Higher Education. | Disrupting Higher Ed | Scoop.it
Fair warning: This article will piss off a lot of you.

I can say that with confidence because it's about Peter Thiel.
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RSA Animate - Changing Education Paradigms

FANTASTIC OVERVIEW OF THE EVOLUTION OF THE CURRENT STATE OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND WHAT CHANGES ARE NECESSARY TO MEET THE NEEDS OF TODAY'S SOCIETY

This animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA's Benjamin...
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» How Khan Academy Is Changing the Rules of Education

» How Khan Academy Is Changing the Rules of Education | Disrupting Higher Ed | Scoop.it
Salman Khan approaches education with the mindset of a Silicon Valley entrepreneur: Make something cool and people will use it.
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Why Every College Should Start Crowdsourcing

Why Every College Should Start Crowdsourcing | Disrupting Higher Ed | Scoop.it
Crowdsourcing is a perfect solution for university to engage their diverse student bodies and get effective, creative solutions. Here's why.
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Reconstructing Higher Education: June 2011

Reconstructing Higher Education: June 2011 | Disrupting Higher Ed | Scoop.it
From the National Conference of State Legislatures: Operating a public system of colleges and universities with less money may require a fundamental redesign.
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