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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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What Is The Flipped Classroom Model And Why Is It Amazing? (With Infographic) - Forbes

What Is The Flipped Classroom Model And Why Is It Amazing? (With Infographic) - Forbes | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Via Benoit Anger and Thomas Roulet, comes this pretty useful infographic on the increasingly-famous "flipped classroom" model promoted by, among others, Khan Academy's Sal Khan: (More below.) What's great about this infographic is that it presents...
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Online Degrees | Online Programs | Get a degree Online | US News

Online Degrees | Online Programs | Get a degree Online | US News | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Find online education and adult learning opportunities that meet your needs. Compare college, graduate and certificate programs available online.
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Next-Gen State U - Getting Smart by Tom Vander Ark -

Next-Gen State U - Getting Smart by Tom Vander Ark - | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
A state policy maker called and asked how a next-gen state university would work.
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NCAT Webinars

NCAT Webinars | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
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Redesigning Courses in Higher Education to improve student success and retention.

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News- The Faculty of Information & Media Studies > Digital Boon or Digital Doom? The Virtual Future of Higher Education

News- The Faculty of Information & Media Studies > Digital Boon or Digital Doom? The Virtual Future of Higher Education | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Panel Discussion at FIMS - Jan 16 - Digital Boon or Digital Doom? The Virtual Future of Higher Education http://t.co/fWIoGf9e

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Game-Based Learning: Developing an Institutional Strategy | EDUCAUSE.edu

Game-Based Learning: Developing an Institutional Strategy | EDUCAUSE.edu | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
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How will gaming impact higher education and when will faculty see it as a legitmate learning activity to integrate into their courses?

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Report: 32 Percent of Higher Ed Students Take Courses Online -- Campus Technology

Report: 32 Percent of Higher Ed Students Take Courses Online -- Campus Technology | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
According to Changing Course: Ten Years of Tracking Online Education in the United States, a new report from the Babson Survey Research Group, more than 6.7 million students are now taking at least one course online.
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Finally, a Path Toward Solutions to the Crisis in Higher Ed - Next - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Finally, a Path Toward Solutions to the Crisis in Higher Ed - Next - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
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The End of Education As We Know It

The End of Education As We Know It | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Scott Barry Kaufman Imagine being 6 or 7 years old again, learning about addition and subtraction for the first time.
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Coursera Introduction to Operations Management: Conclusion

This is the concluding lecture of the Coursera course "An Introduction to Operations Management" by Christian Terwiesch (The Wharton School, University of Pe...
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OER - Open Educational Resources in Higer Education

Interview with Dave Cormier and Helen Keegan on the use of open educational resources (OER) recorded in October 2012. Interviewer: Alastair Creelman, Linnaeus University.


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Cathy Davidson - Changing Higher Education to Change the World | Connected Learning

Cathy Davidson - Changing Higher Education to Change the World | Connected Learning | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
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This video explores... "College was designed to prepare students for a 20th-century workplace and it's not catching up fast enough to the realities of the modern world. How can we overhaul the entire system?"

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The Current and Future State of Higher Education | EDUCAUSE.edu

The Current and Future State of Higher Education | EDUCAUSE.edu | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
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EPIC 2020

Higher Education Reform
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Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2012: MOOCs | Inside Higher Ed

Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2012: MOOCs | Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
On the blogs: Our blogger's countdown of the top higher ed tech trends of 2012 continues with... MOOCs! http://t.co/P4c8MV8Q
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Classroom Technology | EDUCAUSE.edu

Classroom Technology | EDUCAUSE.edu | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
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"This CDS Spotlight focuses on survey results related to classroom technology."

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Jump Off the Coursera Bandwagon - Commentary - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Jump Off the Coursera Bandwagon - Commentary - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
The start-up company is capitalizing on a lemming-like rush among elite colleges, but all it offers is the massification of education.
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Our College Crisis: A PowerPoint Presentation by Bill Gates

Our College Crisis: A PowerPoint Presentation by Bill Gates | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
How the world's richest college dropout sees the problems facing higher ed today.
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trendwatching.com's Trend Briefing covering "10 Crucial Consumer Trends for 2013"

trendwatching.com's Trend Briefing covering "10 Crucial Consumer Trends for 2013" | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it

Emering consumer trends for 2013.

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Khan Academy Founder Proposes a New Type of College - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Khan Academy Founder Proposes a New Type of College - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
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Welcome : Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center

Welcome : Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
We leverage cognitive theory and cognitive modeling to identify the instructional conditions that cause robust learning. Our researchers study robust learning through our research facility, LearnLab.
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Analytics and complexity: Learning and leading for the future

Analytics and complexity: Learning and leading for the future | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Colin Beer (CQUniversity)David Jones (University of Southern Queensland) Paper to be presented at ASCILITE’2012 Full paper available here soon. Abstract There is growing interest in the appli...
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Americans believe higher education must innovate

Americans believe higher education must innovate | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
A Northeastern University survey shows that strong public support for American higher education is coupled with a clear call for the system to change.
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Totally Addictive Education: The Future of Learning - Forbes

Totally Addictive Education: The Future of Learning - Forbes | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it

Today, most educational systems are designed to work from the microscopic to the macroscopic. Students learn facts and figures and tiny fractions of knowledge long before anyone really puts things into a larger context.


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Welcome to Star Scholar U. - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Welcome to Star Scholar U. - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Popular professors are starting their own institutions on the side, and it's not as hard as you might think.
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Newly appointed director, Head of the Boscov-Lakin Info. Commons & Thun Library, at Penn State Berks. A Library Journal 2005 Mover and Shaker.