Futurist thinking can lead to new possibilities in the here-and-now.
What new tech trends will knock massive open online courses out of the spotlight this year?
Competency-based education can illuminate what time-based degrees do not.
Web 2.0 tools and texting are changing how students write. As long as they express themselves well, maybe it's a good thing.
For the good of the nation and our students, the US needs better broadband.
Given the crisis in education, more universities should be willing to undertake innovative experiments--even if they ultimately fail.
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.
MOOCs will change higher education radically, but not in the way we expect right now.
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.
Given how quickly MOOCs are evolving--and how much hype surrounds them--we all need to pay more attention.