01 juin 2018

The State of Innovation in Higher Education: A Survey of Academic Administrators

The State of Innovation in Higher Education: A Survey of Academic Administrators
Andrew J. Magda, Jill Buban, Online Learning Consortium, The Learning House, Inc., 2018/04/25
I'm not sure administrators are the best people to ask about innovation at educational institutions, and they'll say typical things like "Administrators often discuss a top-down approach — the president and provost setting the tone and directive for innovation at the institution — as creating the most success in innovation" (I find that consultants say this sort of thing as well, maybe because they are marketing their services to administrators). More...

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29 mai 2018

U. of Fla. Innovation Station Sarasota County looks to double enrollment

University Business Magazine logoOffice at State College of Florida in Venice is designed to lead students to graduate from the UF College of Engineering. More...

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Palomar College extends reach with new RB campus

University Business Magazine logoThe new center, which held a ribbon-cutting on Monday at 11111 Rancho Bernardo Road, will serve students in that area with a variety of core classes in a four-story building designed to be an innovation and technology center. More...

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Grants Promoting Unfettered Innovation

Grants Promoting Unfettered Innovation
The focus of this article is the funding of works by charitable foundations, but I would argue that the logic applies equally to government funded initiatives. The author argues that "it's essential that the foundation community recognize a crucial need: to keep tomorrow's information architecture as open, as free for all to use, as possible." The reason for this isn't that the free market is bad; quite the opposite. More...

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Education and Innovation

Education and Innovation
Interesting set of PowerPoint slides from this session at Net*Working 2003. The author describes the need for innovation and sketches some key requirements. Via a series of examples, he outlines the role of education in innovation. More...

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Creative Destruction and Disruptive Innovation

Creative Destruction and Disruptive Innovation
I'm still at AACE in Phoenix. Web access has been a bit spotty, especially in my hotel room. So the newsletter may be disrupted a bit. More...

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26 mai 2018

Georgia Tech and the Scholarship of Institutional Learning Innovation

By Joshua Kim. “Deliberate Innovation, Lifetime Education” as a primary source for a new academic discipline. More...

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Higher Ed Innovation Weekly Roundup 5.7.18

City-run universities, Educating the whole self, CDO as future president. More...

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Proposed Federal Rule Making on 'Innovation' and Aid

HomeBy Paul Fain. The U.S. Department of Education plans to hold a negotiated rule-making session aimed at changing regulations for federal aid eligibility to try to "promote greater access for students to high-quality, innovative programs," according to a Wednesday posting from the Office of Management and Budget. More...

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20 mai 2018

4 key findings about university innovation

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Nearly all administrators (91 percent) in a recent survey say innovation is a top strategic or academic priority, but just 40 percent say their institution has a dedicated university innovation budget, according to a new report that explores the drivers and barriers to higher-ed innovation. More...

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