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The Crisis in Higher Education - Technology Review

The Crisis in Higher Education - Technology Review | Higher Education in the Future | 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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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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Educational Technology Leadership and Practice in Higher Education: The Emergence of Threshold Concepts

Educational Technology Leadership and Practice in Higher Education: The Emergence of Threshold Concepts | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
The author views educational technology leadership and practice through the lens of three threshold concepts and his experiences at the 2017 ELI Annual Meeting.
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4-Hour Guy Shares Theories on Learning Fast @SXSWedu #edtech #highered 

4-Hour Guy Shares Theories on Learning Fast @SXSWedu #edtech #highered  | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it

Tim Ferriss, author of The 4-Hour Work Week and other best-selling books, describes the experiential approaches he uses to help people teach themselves. This segment is part of a special series of video highlights from SXSWedu, produced by The Chronicle.

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Insight on leaders views of future Library opportunities TKS @IthakaSR #highered #libraries #librariestransform 

Insight on leaders views of future Library opportunities TKS @IthakaSR #highered #libraries #librariestransform  | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
The Ithaka S+R Library Survey 2016 examines strategy and leadership issues from the perspective of academic library deans and directors. This project aims to provide academic librarians and higher education leaders with information about chief librarians’ visions and the opportunities…
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Fake News & the Library Solution #infolit #fakenews #highered #libraries 

Teaching students to separate fact from fiction has become a priority after an election in which false "news" played a large role.
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NMC Horizon Report 2017 Higher Ed now available #edtech #highered #elearning 

NMC Horizon Report 2017 Higher Ed now available #edtech #highered #elearning  | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it

The NMC Horizon Report > 2017 Higher Education Edition is a collaborative effort between the NMC and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI). This 14th edition describes annual findings from the NMC Horizon Project, an ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in education.

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Open Education Group #openED #OER #edtech #higherED

Open Education Group #openED #OER #edtech #higherED | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it

The Open Education Group is an interdisciplinary research group that (1) conducts original, rigorous, empirical research on the impact of OER adoption on a range of educational outcomes and (2) designs and shares methodological and conceptual frameworks for studying the impact of OER adoption.

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Visualizing Fake News #edtech #highered #libraries #elearning #openeducation 

Visualizing Fake News #edtech #highered #libraries #elearning #openeducation  | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
With the new platform, called Hoaxy, scholars are hoping to demonstrate how fake news spreads and what topics people are posting about.
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A Visual Timeline the Digital Era for Higher Ed. #edtech #highered #technology #education 

A Visual Timeline the Digital Era for Higher Ed. #edtech #highered #technology #education  | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
How 50 years of the information age transformed college forever.
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If You Had $45 Billion, What Would You Do to Improve Education? #highered #edtech 

If You Had $45 Billion, What Would You Do to Improve Education? #highered #edtech  | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Jim Shelton, now heading up the education portfolio at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, isn’t giving any details yet. But in this podcast, he emphasizes the value of bringing learning scientists together with educators to improve learning and in
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it's an online course @ Penn State U #edtech #highered #blendedlibs #onlinelearning 

it's an online course @ Penn State U #edtech #highered #blendedlibs #onlinelearning  | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Live television. If you’re on the East Coast, you probably don't see the exact moment the stars are dancing or the American idols are singing, but you do watch a recording of their live performance. That concept of recorded live television is what guided Cody Goddard, multimedia specialist for the College of Arts and Architecture’s e-Learning Institute, to develop a “new and improved” format for faculty to record lectures for online courses.
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Library & IS research is shortchanging libraries #libraries #highered #blendedlibs 

Library & IS research is shortchanging libraries #libraries #highered #blendedlibs  | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
In recent decades, library and information studies have focused on the information that libraries provide, shortchanging other key roles they play, writes Wayne A. Wiegand.
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Which Ed-Tech Tools Truly Work? #edtech #highered #elearning #opened #blendedlibs

Which Ed-Tech Tools Truly Work? #edtech #highered #elearning #opened #blendedlibs | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Jefferson Education, an incubator affiliated with the University of Virginia, has enlisted more than 100 educators, entrepreneurs, and experts to examine why neither companies nor their customers tend to rigorously evaluate their products.
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Are MOOCs Forever? #edtech #highered #elearning #blendedlibs #education

Are MOOCs Forever? #edtech #highered #elearning #blendedlibs #education | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Coursera’s Daphne Koller discusses plans for the future of a format that some thought would never last this long.
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11 schools selected for OpenStax partnership #edtech #highered #OER #opened

11 schools selected for OpenStax partnership #edtech #highered #OER #opened | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
OpenStax selected 11 schools for its national Open Educational Resource Institutional Partnership Program.
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Incubating the Next Big Idea: The U of M Digital Innovation Greenhouse #edtech #highered

Incubating the Next Big Idea: The U of M Digital Innovation Greenhouse #edtech #highered | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
While edtech companies and educational start-ups aiming to ‘disrupt’ higher ed from the outside have gained momentum in recent years, some universities have embraced the unknown by creating their own R&D labs for innovation.
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What is the rise of the Z-Degree @NorthwesternMN #opened #OER #Highered

What is the rise of the Z-Degree @NorthwesternMN #opened #OER #Highered | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it

"University of Northwestern—St. Paul is offering the first zero-textbook-cost degree or “Z-degree” in Minnesota and one of the first bachelor Z-degrees in the nation, with the online Bachelor of Science in Business Management program."

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36 HigherEd Thoughts from Mary Meeker's Web Trends Report tks @joshmkim #edtech #highered

36 HigherEd Thoughts from Mary Meeker's Web Trends Report tks @joshmkim #edtech #highered | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Each summer Mary Meeker releases her Internet Trends presentation. At the release of each report, I wonder if postsecondary education will be featured in the deck. And each summer I am sad that it is
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Is Tech a Trojan Horse Set to dismantle the Academy @audreywatters #edtech #highered

Is Tech a Trojan Horse Set to dismantle the Academy @audreywatters #edtech #highered | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
In a new podcast, a prominent critic of education technology deconstructs what she calls the "Silicon Valley narrative."
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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.

Germán A. Osorio-Zuluaga's curator insight, March 9, 2016 10:39 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.

Yves Carmeille "Libre passeur"'s curator insight, March 11, 2016 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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