Makerspaces, wearable technologies and adaptive learning technologies are three of the six technologies that will have a profound impact on higher education within the next five years, according to the NMC Horizon Report: 2015 Higher Education...
Perhaps the largest criticisms or drawbacks that are often leveled at online learning are the simple facts that it can be difficult for students to shake hands, talk, and form relationships with their peers or instructors in the way that on-site...
Essay on ways MOOCs helped and hurt debates about future of higher education Inside Higher Ed As aptly observed by Michael Cusumano of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the software, music, video, book publishing, newspaper, and magazine...
We have been reading for some time now about the demographic shift that was occurring in the nation, but I don't think we in higher education have truly digested the impact it will have on our institutions.
A new think-tank-esque collection of leading college and university presidents last year came together to discuss the trends and disruptions shaping higher education thanks to new technologies and the evolving global economy.
Shimon Schocken and Noam Nisan developed a curriculum for their students to build a computer, piece by piece. When they put the course online -- giving away the tools, simulators, chip specifications and other building blocks -- they were surprised that thousands jumped at the opportunity to learn, working independently as well as organizing their own classes in the first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). A call to forget about grades and tap into the self-motivation to learn.
Al-Fanar Media Sean Randolph: Retooling public higher education California Economy Reporting California has been built on a legacy of investment in public infrastructure -- in highways, water, and education.
Last week the online education firm Coursera announced a new arrangement with Google, Instagram and other tech firms to launch what some are calling “microdegrees” – a set of online courses plus a hands-on capstone project designed in conjunction...
President Barack Obama's free community college plan stole the education spotlight, but his $4 trillion budget for next year contained another proposal that could alter higher education for many Americans.
Trends like “devices,” “MOOCs,” and “Twitter,” are making the rounds in higher education, but what do these trends means for admin and students, and how are they affecting classroom practice and IT capabilities?
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