Online Learning Update

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Why Higher Education Needs More Chief Innovation Officers

by Matthew Lynch, Tech Edvocate Only a quarter of top higher education schools across the country have established Chief Innovation Officer roles, which may leave […]

Colleges Grapple With Teaching the Technology and Ethics of A.I.

by Alina Tugend, NY Times David Danks, a professor of philosophy and psychology at Carnegie Mellon, just started teaching a class, “A.I, Society and Humanity.” […]

Artificial Intelligence Is Not A Technology

Kathleen Walch, Forbes Artificial intelligence is not a technology. Asking the question whether or not some particular technology is or isn’t AI is missing the […]

Sandel Talks Civic Education and Online Learning at Ed School Forum

By Sam E. Sharfstein and Connor J. Wagaman, Harvard Crimson Government Professor Michael J. Sandel spoke about the importance of civic education Thursday evening at […]

20 unique courses and programs in global development

By Lottie Watters, DevEX From university degrees to specialized online courses, there are many ways to learn new skills and enhance your knowledge in particular […]

U of T Libraries hires first Wikipedian in Residence

by ILYA BAÑARES, the Star Alex Jung, an MA candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto, is the institution’s first […]

Ignore AI Fear Factor at Your Peril: A Futurist’s Call for ‘Digital Ethics’

by Doug Black, Enterprise Tech This time, AI isn’t fooling around. This time, AI is in earnest, and so are its related technologies: robotics, 3-D […]

The Rise of AI and Employment: How Jobs Will Change to Adapt

By John Loeffler There is no doubt the rise of AI will affect the employment sector. We take a look at which jobs are the […]

Creating educational pathways for development professionals

By Michael M. Crow, Devez For the first time in history, technological advances in online educational delivery and personalized learning have made cost-effective, high-scale teaching […]

5 Mistakes that Higher Education Administrators Make with Technology

by Matthew Lynch, Tech Edvocate While many people might imagine that most school technology mistakes are made by professors, they forget the importance of higher […]

Conflicted Views of Technology: A Survey of Faculty Attitudes

By Doug Lederman, Inside Higher Ed The proportion of college instructors who are teaching online and blended courses is growing. So is their support for […]

A Survey I’d Like to See: A different question on OER.

By Matt Reed, Inside Higher Ed There’s plenty to chew on in the latest IHE poll about college faculty attitudes about technology, OER, and assessment. […]

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