We’ve been predicting a technology revolution for decades, and actually, it happened 5 years ago. We are now past the tipping point. As the revolution gathers momentum, many higher education institutions are clean-sheet redesigning teaching, learning, assessment, and career development. The 10 rules in this article suggest the depth of change that’s occurring on campus.
Not many mannequins have their own Twitter accounts. But for a week in February 2010, more than 90 nurse educators followed Stanley Sim, a mannequin in the Duke University (NC)School of Nursing’s simulation lab, as he tweeted about love, Duke basketball, pulled pork sandwiches, and the cardiac care he was receiving for chest pains.
Online advising programs can provide critical academic services to distance learning students who otherwise might feel untethered from their schools.