27 mars 2016

Report: Detachable Devices To Drive Tablet Growth Through 2020

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Detachable tablets will nearly quadruple, as a share of the tablet market, from 8 percent to 30 percent in 2020, according to a new forecast from International Data Corp. (IDC). More...

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Faculty Alert: You Can’t Put the Mobile Genie Back in the Bottle

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Recent Educause research indicates that faculty are not adopting mobile as fast as students are demanding it. Higher ed IT executives and faculty are still struggling with the ongoing job of catching up and keeping up with student expectations regarding mobile devices and mobile infrastructure. More...

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How to Go Textbook Free

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The University of Maryland University College is the largest institution in the country to go “commando” on textbooks. As of this academic year undergraduates don’t have to lug them around or spend a dime on them — and the benefits don’t end there. More...

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6 Ways to Bridge the Gap Between Faculty and IT

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Finding your own “unicorn” and other ways to create healthier relationships between academia and the IT department. The relationship between academia and technology is notoriously complicated. More...

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Badging partnership to offer teachers college credit for PD

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. K-12 educators and admins to earn university professional development units with badge and micro-badge courses.  Under a new partnership, PD Learning Network (PDLN) and University of the Pacific’s Center for Professional and Continuing Education (CPCE) will let K-12 educators earn university professional development units for skills they develop post-degree. More...

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College tuition getting ridiculous? Try U Tube

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The announcement that the University of Southern California will charge a staggering $51,442 for tuition in 2016-17 — bringing it to a rough tie with Vassar as America’s most expensive university — was presented by USC administrators as the inevitable result of their ambitious push to make USC the West Coast equivalent of an Ivy League school. More...

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Student Engagement Strategies for the Online Learning Environment

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. During the past year and a half, our faculty development unit has been gathering data from students about how engaged they felt in their online courses. We wanted to use this data to develop a variety of strategies for faculty to use to better engage their students. More...

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Is there a continuum for competency-based education?

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Colleges, universities or systems should not back away from competency-based education if they can’t immediately implement some of the hallmarks of CBE: freedom from the credit hour, authentic assessments, self-paced progression, etc. More...

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Rethinking Student Services to Support Adult Learners

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Within the University of North Carolina system, where 47 percent of our students took at least one online course last year, we’re starting to think more carefully about how to keep high-quality online coursework within reach of working adults. More...

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QR Codes Can Do That?

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. There are tons of quick and easy ways to integrate technology into your instruction — with powerful results. I’ve been a fan of Quick Response (QR) codes in education for years and even wrote a book all about how they can be used to promote deeper learning in your classroom. More...

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