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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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IMS Global Learning Consortium Launches Connected Learning Innovation Challenge -- Campus Technology

IMS Global Learning Consortium Launches Connected Learning Innovation Challenge -- Campus Technology | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
IMS Global Learning Consortium has launched the Connected Learning Innovation Challenge in an effort to encourage plug and play integration of learning apps, tools, and content.
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Video: Recorded Streams of Keynote Presentations from LITA Forum 2013 Now Available Online | LJ INFOdocket

Video: Recorded Streams of Keynote Presentations from LITA Forum 2013 Now Available Online | LJ INFOdocket | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
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These sessions look interesting.

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SAPVoice: Students Issue Report Card on MOOCs

SAPVoice: Students Issue Report Card on MOOCs | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Debates on the pros and cons of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) often overlook how these online sessions fundamentally change the dynamic of learning.
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Moocs data offers promise of perfect teaching

Moocs data offers promise of perfect teaching | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
When students learn online, every mouse click is tracked. Harness this wealth of data and we can create the ultimate in personalised lessons.

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Liz Hartnett's curator insight, October 31, 2013 3:11 PM

Discusses the MOOC's powerful potential to improve and personalize instruction.

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An Early Report Card on Massive Open Online Courses

An Early Report Card on Massive Open Online Courses | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
"MOOCs fascinate me because their potential for real disruption is so great. As this Wall Street Journal article by Geoffrey A. Fowler points out, they are far from perfect and are in the infancy o...
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Benchmarks of Online Higher Education [INFOGRAPHIC] - The Learning House

Benchmarks of Online Higher Education [INFOGRAPHIC] - The Learning House | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
An infographic describing the results of surveys of chief academic officers at public and private universities about the state of online higher education.
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Developing a MOOC Framework

"MOOCs as a keystone concept in helping higher edudcation transition to digital networked learning"


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SusanBat 's curator insight, October 27, 2013 9:29 PM

A slideshare presentation by George Siemans with references to the 'MOOC Canvas model' (Alario-Hoyos et al) and 'Design and Evaluation Framework' (Grover et al) 

MIT ODL SEI's curator insight, November 16, 2013 8:14 AM

A good summary of key words/topics relevant to MOOC development and delivery from a number fields.

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3D Printing, Gamification To Impact STEM Education Within 3 Years -- THE Journal

3D Printing, Gamification To Impact STEM Education Within 3 Years -- THE Journal | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
A new report from the Horizon Project has identified the 12 technologies will have a significant impact on STEM+ education over the next five years.
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Busting webcast myths at the FOTE conference | Association for Learning Technology

Busting webcast myths at the FOTE conference | Association for Learning Technology | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Gwen Noteborn is heading the Edl@b (education Lab) at Maastricht University (www.edlab.nl) and works with teachers, students and companies to help them implement online tools in class, to share the findings of their experiences and to research the...
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Indicators Pointing to Disruptive Innovation in Higher Education

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George Siemens: Changing Schools, Changing Knowledge

While more and more knowledge is available to us, the amount of time for us to pay attention to it remains the same. What kind of knowledge will be needed in...

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Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, October 21, 2013 4:54 PM

How true is this?

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, November 5, 2013 5:31 AM

Very nice sharing. Thanks

BeaBesango's curator insight, February 19, 2014 3:16 PM

Una entrevista muy interesante.

Really worth to watch it!

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MOOCs and For Profit Universities: A Closer Look

UCI Humanities Collective presents: MOOCs and For Profit Universities: A Closer Look Friday, May 10, 2013 3:45 - 5:45 PM 1010 Humanities Gateway, UC Irvine Guest…
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How a Radical New Teaching Method Could Unleash a Generation of Geniuses | Wired Business | Wired.com

How a Radical New Teaching Method Could Unleash a Generation of Geniuses | Wired Business | Wired.com | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Students in Matamoros, Mexico weren't getting much out of school -- until a radical new teaching method unlocked their potential.
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Desire2Learn Enters MOOC Market as It Updates Its Platform - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Desire2Learn Enters MOOC Market as It Updates Its Platform - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
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Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2014

Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2014 | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Gartner, Inc. today highlighted the top ten technologies and trends that will be strategic for most organizations in 2014. Analysts presented their findings during Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, being held here through October 10.
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Víctor Farré's curator insight, October 8, 2013 2:16 PM

Siempre va bien ver que dice Gartner 

Luc Kruip's curator insight, October 8, 2013 4:57 PM

Niet verrassend maar wel praktisch om de hot issues op een rij te hebben.

Denis Lundie's curator insight, October 9, 2013 4:22 PM

Inevitable cloud evolution, device profileration and personalisation in different forms. Hybrid & personal clouds, move to services and IT brokerage will impact IT organisations, especially in mid-size organisations where ITSM is limited, largely network-centric and where project & contract management, procurement and service integration and administration become far more important. 

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Creativity MOOC Draws 120,000 Students -- Campus Technology

Creativity MOOC Draws 120,000 Students -- Campus Technology | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
More than 120,000 people from around the world have signed up for an upcoming massive online open course (MOOC) designed to help students of all disciplines tap into their innate creative potential.
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Essay on shift from print to digital | Inside Higher Ed

Essay on shift from print to digital | Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it

"It’s been almost 12 months since I wrote, to the dismay of some and the excitement of many, that the higher education industry must do everything in its power to complete the shift from print to digital in 36 months."

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ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2013 | EDUCAUSE.edu

ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2013 | EDUCAUSE.edu | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
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This Online Class Wants You to Change The World

This Online Class Wants You to Change The World | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it

"Ever wanted to learn the secrets of changing the world? There's a class for that.

 

Wesleyan University has developed a new massive open online course (MOOC) based on the ideas exchanged this weekend at the Social Good Summit in New York City. Launching in January, the course is now open for enrollment on the Coursera website."


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Blended Librarian | a BadgeOS site

Blended Librarian | a BadgeOS site | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
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A new blended librarian website is born. A lot of work still to do, but gota start somewhere.

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Google and edX Create a MOOC Site for the Rest of Us - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Google and edX Create a MOOC Site for the Rest of Us - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
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Blended Librarianship could use this as a platform to offer a MOOC. 

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EdX announces partnership with Google - MIT News Office

EdX announces partnership with Google - MIT News Office | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Google and edX to collaborate on an open-source learning platform and research, among other things.
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