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Duke U.'s Undergraduate Faculty Derails Plan for Online Courses for Credit - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Duke U.'s Undergraduate Faculty Derails Plan for Online Courses for Credit - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
The university's Arts & Sciences Council rejected a partnership with 2U, which had formed a consortium of top colleges to offer such courses.
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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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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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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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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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Change-Driven Leaders to Reinvent Higher Education @educause #edtech #highered #elearning

Change-Driven Leaders to Reinvent Higher Education @educause #edtech #highered #elearning | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
The Breakthrough Models Academy offers a team-based experience for higher educational professionals interested in exploring innovation. It gives participants an opportunity to think creatively and meet other innovation-focused individuals to share ideas and work on solutions that can radically change the higher education landscape.
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Tweeting in Higher Education: Best Practices @EDUCAUSE #edtech #highered #elearning

Tweeting in Higher Education: Best Practices @EDUCAUSE #edtech #highered #elearning | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
A survey of literature regarding use of Twitter in the higher education classroom finds substantial support and good advice regarding its usefulness in pedagogy. More research is needed to determine if Twitter can affect active learning, class participation, and learning outcomes.
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Meet the Crowdfunded Professor #edtech #highered #elearning #education

Meet the Crowdfunded Professor #edtech #highered #elearning #education | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
The future of online education could involve a growing number of entrepreneurial academics who think beyond bricks and mortar.
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Harvard Quashes Virtual-Classroom Naysayers? #edteh #elearning #highered

Harvard Quashes Virtual-Classroom Naysayers? #edteh #elearning #highered | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Harvard Business School has transformed a television studio in Boston into a sleek online classroom. Some say it's a breakthrough in virtual learning.
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These Videos Could Change How You Think About Teaching #learning #highered #edtech

These Videos Could Change How You Think About Teaching #learning #highered #edtech | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Michael Wesch believes that college teaching should transform the learner. He’s sharing that philosophy through short videos on his new website, My Teaching Notebook.
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Emerging Tech to Enhance Teaching & Enable Active Learning #edtech #highered #education

Emerging Tech to Enhance Teaching & Enable Active Learning #edtech #highered #education | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Tracking and exploring new technologies while monitoring trends in teaching practice helps a campus respond to faculty needs in teaching and students' desires for the optimal learning experience.
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OpenCon Satellite Events #edtech #OER #openaccess #opened #highered

OpenCon Satellite Events #edtech #OER #openaccess #opened #highered | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Bring #OpenCon to your community, and make change. Sign up to host an event today.
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Looks like a great opportunity!

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Ed-Tech Pioneer is Frustrated by Disruptors’ Narrative @chronicle #edtech #highered #elearning #MOOCs #opened

Ed-Tech Pioneer is Frustrated by Disruptors’ Narrative @chronicle #edtech #highered #elearning #MOOCs #opened | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it

George Siemens is a key innovator in higher education, having coined the term “MOOC” and worked to study the effectiveness of online learning.

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In times of disruptive change moderation is hard to find.

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