Steven Mintz, executive director of the Institute for Transformational Learning at the University of Texas System, writes that instead of arguing about whether MOOCs will stratify education or threaten tenure and job security for instructors, educators should see them as an opportunity to rethink pedagogy and instructional design for a new century and a new generation of students.
IT criticism of the iPad's enterprise-readiness has readers crying foul. Does the problem lie in IT intransigence, or could Apple be doing more?
Faculty take the fall for too many failed IT initiatives. It's time to focus on what IT departments are doing to drive faculty away.
Lost in a class of thousands, a MOOC enrollee yearns for a sense of community and shared learning.
Let's put some pressure on Apple to make its devices enterprise-friendly.
A recent competition offered an insight into the IT issues that CT readers consider most important.
Are your students reading what you're displaying? Professor of Instructional Technology Scott Fredrickson and Associate Professor of Educational Administration Patricia Hoehner, both of the University of Nebraska at Kearney, provide eight factors to consider when presenting text for online courses.
The benefits of Big Data are prompting changes in everything from degree programs to how universities are structured and governed.
One result of the Year of the MOOC is that IT is finally getting a say in the strategic direction of the institution.
Although similar, macro- and micro-blogging differ from one another in important ways. Recognizing those distinctions can help instructors find new ways to engage learners and improve outcomes.