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Analytics at Scale

MOOCs should be the Holy Grail of student data, but they aren't there yet.

Quickening the Pace of Change

Futurist thinking can lead to new possibilities in the here-and-now.

Beyond the MOOC Hype

What new tech trends will knock massive open online courses out of the spotlight this year?

Lighting the Dark Ages

Competency-based education can illuminate what time-based degrees do not.

Do Students Have the 'Write' Stuff?

Web 2.0 tools and texting are changing how students write. As long as they express themselves well, maybe it's a good thing.



On the Wrong Side of the Digital Divide

For the good of the nation and our students, the US needs better broadband.

'F' Is the New 'A'

Given the crisis in education, more universities should be willing to undertake innovative experiments--even if they ultimately fail.

6 Tips for Technology Implementations at Small Schools

Small universities have fewer resources and fewer employees, and they can't afford to spend as much money on technology as their larger counterparts. Brad Marcum, director of academic data services at the University of Pikeville – Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, provides six tips to level the technology-implementation playing field for smaller schools.

MOOC Shake

MOOCs will change higher education radically, but not in the way we expect right now.

cMOOCs: Putting Collaboration First

While the term "MOOC" brings to mind thousands of students viewing recorded lectures without much interaction, alternative models are fostering creativity and collaboration with peers.