Selected Articles: David Nagel
David Nagel is editorial director, education for 1105 Media's Public Sector Media Group. The articles listed below represent a sampling of his recent work. To find the 1,000 most recent articles by David, please use our online search tool
Technological illiteracy and lack of supports for faculty members are critical problems facing colleges and universities. But they're solvable. Unfortunately, according to a new report released this week, much more difficult challenges loom for education.
The latest Horizon Report from the New Media Consortium and the Educause Learning Initiative has identified the top six trends that will drive changes in higher education for the remainder of this decade.
Virtual assistants, flipped classrooms and "the quantified self" are three of the six technological developments that will have a significant impact on higher education within the next five years, according to the NMC Horizon Report: 2014 Higher Education Edition, released by the New Media Consortium and Educause Monday.
Epson has launched seven new projectors for education, including three LCD-based interactive projectors (one of which supports pen-free interactivity) and four ultra-short-throw models.
Over the last 10 years, the number of doctorates in physical sciences and engineering awarded to women by American universities has grown by nearly two-thirds. However, according to the latest data available, women still account for only 30 percent of doctorates in physical sciences and engineering.
In 2013, for the first time ever, the number of smart phones shipped worldwide in a year topped 1 billion. That's about one smart phone for every seven human beings alive.
Internet2 is broadening its support to include smaller colleges and universities that are not necessarily research institutions but that nevertheless have "notable research projects and cyberinfrastructure needs."
Denying that it violated its students' free speech rights, Yale is standing by its decision to block a student site that offered an alternative to the university's own course planning tool. But Mary Miller, dean of Yale College, has admitted that the incident could have been handled better.
The Obama administration is asking colleges and universities for new ideas related to college affordability and technologies to advance student learning at all levels.
OpenStax College, a nonprofit organization operating out of Rice University, has released its sixth free textbook in electronic format: Introductory Statistics.