03 mars 2018


By Alex Usher. If you’re looking for a book that is not too heavy, analyzes how changing technologies impacts skills, and does a great job of sketching out some possible attractive responses from higher education institutions: have I got a book for you.  It’s called Robot-Proof: Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence by Joseph Aoun. More...

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Less Nonsense about Technological Change, Please

By Alex Usher. University leaders have to put up with a lot of crap from politicians and business people.  There’s a lot of genuflecting to whatever the fads and feelings of the day are, just so they can appear “relevant” and “in tune”. More...

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02 mars 2018

Part 1: creating voice-activated #ID #learning #Alexa #smartclass #elearning

Inge Ignatia de WaardBy Inge Ignatia de Waard. The last couple of weeks I have been enthusiastically using the Amazon Echo Dot (which answers to Alexa). I am trying to setup a voice operated learning hub (well, as much as possible in a relatively cheap and simple way). More...

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The Purgatory of Ed Tech Transformation Initiatives

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "mfeldstein.com logo"By . Doug Lederman at Inside Higher Ed wrote an excellent article describing the trajectory and demise of the "failed $75 million experiment" of the University of Texas System’s Institute for Transformational Learning (ITL). More...

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Personalized Learning: What It Really Is and Why It Really Matters

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "mfeldstein.com logo"By  and . Let's be honest: as an academic term of art, personalized learning is horrible. It has almost no descriptive value. What does it mean to "personalize" learning? Isn't learning, which is done by individual learners, inherently personal? What would it mean to personalize learning? And who would want unpersonalized learning. More...

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01 mars 2018

Top 4 bandwidth hogs and ways to combat them

eCampus NewsSupporting a network in a higher-ed setting can be a daunting task. With their proclivity for mobile devices, video games, wearable technology, and laptops (just to name a few), higher ed IT users may not realize how their tech choices can impact the network at large. More...

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3 ways to use tech to award more scholarships (part 1)

eCampus NewsIn today’s world, finding students to award scholarships seems like it should be a very easy task. There are obviously a lot of students in need of financial assistance to help with their education. More...

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Ambassador’s Smart Integration with FA~Link enables seamless bookstore purchases and new reporting opportunities

University Business Magazine logoAmbassador Education Solutions, which powers course materials and content integration programs, has built a one-of-a-kind integration with Trimdata’s FA~Link, a module within Ellucian’s Colleague student management system. More...

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28 février 2018

Hobsons launches Community Intervention Sharing

University Business Magazine logoHobsons, the education technology leader, today announced the release of its new Community Intervention Sharing feature within the Starfish Enterprise Success platform. More...

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Civitas Learning and ClearScholar team up

University Business Magazine logoCivitas Learning today announced a new partnership with ClearScholar, a fast-growing developer of mobile app technology, to expand channels through which institutions can guide students along their journey and help remove simple barriers that can knock students off-course. More...

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