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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First Draft News #infolit #highered #libraries

First Draft News #infolit #highered #libraries | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it

First Draft, a project of the Shorenstein Center, fights mis- and disinformation through fieldwork, research and education.

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4 Steps to Combat "Initiative Fatigue" TKS @educause #highered #elearning #infotech #edtech 

4 Steps to Combat "Initiative Fatigue" TKS @educause #highered #elearning #infotech #edtech  | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Four steps will help you combat "initiative fatigue" to better support student success initiatives on your campus.
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Software Millionaire Is Building a Low-Tech College #edtech #highered #elearning 

Software Millionaire Is Building a Low-Tech College #edtech #highered #elearning  | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Higher education helped build Kevin Runner’s fortune, he says, and now he plans to give back — by resurrecting the campus of a defunct Kentucky college as a training ground for a sustainable future.
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The Welcoming Labyrinth: What We Gain and Lose as Libraries Change #libraries #ACRL #highered 

The Welcoming Labyrinth: What We Gain and Lose as Libraries Change #libraries #ACRL #highered  | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it

"If a book falls off a library shelf and no one hears it, does it make a sound?"

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Metacognition by Dr. Mcguire #learning #HigherEd 

"This Video is a presentation that was given by Dr. Saundra Mcguire of Louisiana State University. The presentation was given at Concordia College"

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Know Where to Focus: Strategic Trends & Technologies TKS @EDUCAUSE #highered #edtech 

Know Where to Focus: Strategic Trends & Technologies TKS @EDUCAUSE #highered #edtech  | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Stay on top of the strategic trends and technologies that influence higher education IT.
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Why Libraries are tossing millions of books @ CSMonitor #libraries #Highered #edtech 

Why Libraries are tossing millions of books @ CSMonitor #libraries #Highered #edtech  | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Struggling to keep up with the increasing digitization of academia, libraries are purging older volumes to make way for study spaces and coffee shops. The act is a radical shift from when the value of a library was measured by the scope of its books.
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Prof debuts voice-enabled classroom assistant #pennstate #highered #edtech 

Prof debuts voice-enabled classroom assistant #pennstate #highered #edtech  | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Beaver Information Sciences and Technology Instructor Ashu Kumar is developing a voice-enabled classroom assistant that can, among other things, take attendance and award participation points.
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Trustees committee updated on efforts to transform education #PennState #PSU #edtech #highered 

Trustees committee updated on efforts to transform education #PennState #PSU #edtech #highered  | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
During its meeting today (Sept. 14), members of the Board of Trustees Committee on Governance and Long-Range Planning learned more about the importance of transforming education at Penn State and how the University plans to do so.
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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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