Higher Education in the Future
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Higher Education in the Future
Exploring the trends and technologies that are disrupting, transforming, innovating, and reinventing colleges & universities in the digital information age
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Wiley: Interactive Open Educational Resources: A Guide to Finding, Choosing, and Using What's Out There to Transform College Teaching - John D. Shank

Wiley: Interactive Open Educational Resources: A Guide to Finding, Choosing, and Using What's Out There to Transform College Teaching - John D. Shank | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it

Sponsored by the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), this one-of-a-kind book demonstrates the best tools, resources, and techniques for discovering, selecting, and integrating interactive open educational resources (OERs) into the teaching and learning process. The author examines many of the best repositories and digital library websites for finding high quality materials, explaining in depth the best practices for effectively searching these repositories and the various methods for evaluating, selecting, and integrating the resources into the instructor’s curriculum and course assignments, as well as the institution’s learning management system.


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College professor uses robotic teaching assistant-students don’t notice #edtech #highered

College professor uses robotic teaching assistant-students don’t notice #edtech #highered | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
A professor at Georgia Tech fooled his students by using a robot as a teaching assistant for his Knowledge-based Artificial Intelligence Class
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Great Edtech Conferences 2016 List tks @EdSurge #edtech #highered #blendedlibs #elearning

Great Edtech Conferences 2016 List tks @EdSurge #edtech #highered #blendedlibs #elearning | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Education Technology Events around the world
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The Pillaging of America's State Universities? #highered

The Pillaging of America's State Universities? #highered | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
The financial struggle of public research institutions may be a matter of choice—not necessity, as public leaders say.
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4 Ed-Tech Ideas Face... @Chronicle #edtech #highered #education #blendedlib

4 Ed-Tech Ideas Face... @Chronicle #edtech #highered #education #blendedlib | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
For the second year in a row, innovators with very different notions of how to improve higher education brought us their pitches. Here’s how they fared.
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Homework for Hiring | Ithaka S+R #highered #education #blendedlib

Homework for Hiring | Ithaka S+R #highered #education #blendedlib | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it

Last year, Deanna Marcum’s issue brief on talent management in academic libraries reflected in part on some of the challenges that academic libraries face in their processes for selection of library staff.

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I like the idea of giving a little homework for candidates of a job opening. It can give you insight into the type of employee they would be. Never forget employees are the life blood of any organization.

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I like the idea of giving a little homework for candidates of a job opening. It can give you insight into the type of employee they would be. Never forget employees are the life blood of any organization.

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I like the idea of giving a little homework for candidates of a job opening. It can give you insight into the type of employee they would be. Never forget employees are the life blood of any organization.

Yves Carmeille "Libre passeur"'s curator insight, March 11, 6:31 AM

I like the idea of giving a little homework for candidates of a job opening. It can give you insight into the type of employee they would be. Never forget employees are the life blood of any organization.

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Persuasive Evidence Active Learning is better than Lecturing #edtech #highered #education

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2016 Key Issues in Teaching & Learning @EDUCAUSE #edtech #highered #elearning #blendedlib

2016 Key Issues in Teaching & Learning @EDUCAUSE #edtech #highered #elearning #blendedlib | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it

Since 2011, ELI’s Key Issues survey has been a way for the higher education teaching and learning community to discover the common ground that cuts across differences such as Carnegie Classification and [...]...

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Teaching & Learning & IT Issues: Exploring the Intersections #edtech #highered #libraries

Teaching & Learning & IT Issues: Exploring the Intersections #edtech #highered #libraries | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Since 2011, the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) has been surveying the EDUCAUSE community in order to identify and track the key issues (formerly called content anchors) in higher education teaching and learning for the coming year.
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Textbooks COSTS #edtech #Opened #highered #OER

Textbooks COSTS #edtech #Opened #highered #OER | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it

Over the last decade, the price of college textbooks has soared. Since 2006, the cost of a college textbook increased by 73% - over four times the rate of inflation. Today, individual textbooks often cost over $200, sometimes as high as $400.

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2016 NMC Horizon Report Higher Education #edtech #highered #blendedlib #ACRL

2016 NMC Horizon Report  Higher Education #edtech #highered #blendedlib #ACRL | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it

The NMC Horizon Report > 2016 Higher Education Edition is a collaborative effort between the NMC and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI).

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If you don't already know this, this is one of the best resources for learning about future trends in Higher Ed.

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i share John Shank's insight:

If you don't already know this, this is one of the best resources for learning about future trends in Higher Ed.

 
Paul West's curator insight, March 4, 4:12 PM

If you don't already know this, this is one of the best resources for learning about future trends in Higher Ed.

Stewart-Marshall's curator insight, March 9, 3:07 AM

If you don't already know this, this is one of the best resources for learning about future trends in Higher Ed.

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Using Design Thinking in HigherEd #highered #edtech #elearning #blendedlib

Using Design Thinking in HigherEd #highered #edtech #elearning #blendedlib | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
The best designs are human centered. Putting human beings at the center of the process helps us create and maintain humanity as we innovate and move forward.
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Linda Buckmaster's curator insight, January 15, 11:31 AM

Design thinking focuses on users and their needs, encourages brainstorming and prototyping, and rewards out-of-the-box thinking that takes "wild ideas" and transforms them into real-world solutions.

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Thomas Edison Quote about our potential #highered #libraries #education

Thomas Edison Quote about our potential #highered #libraries #education | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it

To often we just don't try and even if we fail - try, try again.

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Penn State & Dreamit launch new ed tech accelerator @penn_state #edtech #highered

Penn State & Dreamit launch new ed tech accelerator @penn_state #edtech #highered | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Penn State is partnering with Dreamit — named one of the top 10 accelerators in the world by Forbes — to create an accelerator focused on educational technology. Launching March 2016, Dreamit EdTech will assist startups seeking to solve challenges faced by educators at all levels of learning, including higher education, adult skills acquisition, primary and secondary education. Entrepreneurs will be selected based on an application process. Upon acceptance, they will spend four months developing and de-risking their companies using Dreamit’s curriculum and access to its global network.
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Chart Shows the Promise & Limits of ‘Learning Analytics’ @chronicle #edtech #highered #elearning

Chart Shows the Promise & Limits of ‘Learning Analytics’ @chronicle #edtech #highered #elearning | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Data about how students learn could open new vistas in education, if only instructors can figure out how to use it.
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Looking Back at the Year in Ed Tech @chronicle #edtech #elearning #MOOCs #OER #highered

Looking Back at the Year in Ed Tech @chronicle #edtech #elearning #MOOCs #OER #highered | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it

"Concerns about Yik Yak and analysis of MOOCs and online teaching were among the most popular stories this past year on our Wired Campus blog."

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Innovate Conference Recordings #edtech #opened #highered

Innovate Conference Recordings #edtech #opened #highered | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it

Ohio State's Office of Distance Education and eLearning invites you to the Ohio Union for Innovate, an annual conference exploring recent advancements, best practices, and provocative theories on teaching and learning with technology.

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Innovation is getting plenty of attention from Higher Ed. these days. Some good content about timely edtech topics.

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OER Report 2013-2015: Educators Perceptions #highered #OER #opened #edtech #blendedlib

In 2013 the Hewlett-funded OER Research Hub Project created a bank of survey questions to test eleven hypotheses related to the impact of OER use on teaching a…
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1 Tech That Will Change the Library Experience #edtech #highered #libraries #blendedlib

1 Tech That Will Change the Library Experience #edtech #highered #libraries #blendedlib | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Adopting new technologies is now commonplace for academic librarians but one emerging technology stands to change both how libraries function and the symbolic nature of their collections.
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Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination #highered #education #libraries

Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination #highered #education #libraries | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling's delivers Harvard's 2008 Commencement address
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Great reminder how failure can inspire success.

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The Future of the University: Speculative Design for Innovation in Higher Ed #higher ed

The Future of the University: Speculative Design for Innovation in Higher Ed #higher ed | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it




This essay proposes five models of innovation in higher education that expand our "Ideas of the University," envisioning educational start-ups in the spirit of entrepreneurial experimentation. The author seeks to realize each of these feasible utopias as a way to disrupt higher education.

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2015 Penn State EdTech Summit Keynote #edtech #highered #elearning #innovation

Tune in at 9 a.m. ET on Tuesday, November 3 to view the 2015 Penn State EdTech Summit live from University Park. Jaime Casap, Chief Education Evangelist at G...
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Penn State hosts educational technology leaders @ Nov. summit #edtech #highered

Penn State hosts educational technology leaders @ Nov. summit #edtech #highered | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
More than 50 CEOs and representatives from educational technology companies including Apple, IBM, Inside Track and Tutor.com will be in attendance when the Penn State EdTech Network hosts a summit for thought leaders Nov. 2–4 at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel.
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A 40-Yr-Old Idea is Higher Ed’s Next Big Thing #edtech #highered #libraries #blendedlib

A 40-Yr-Old Idea is Higher Ed’s Next Big Thing #edtech #highered #libraries #blendedlib | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Hundreds of colleges are exploring the competency-based approach to learning in hopes that it can fix one of their most-pressing ailments.
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Libraries could benefit from this trend.

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“Learn in Action” During 2015 National Registry Summit #edtech #elearning #Highered

Learning Providers “Learn in Action” During 2015 National Registry Summit


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