A prediction for blockchain transformation in higher education [Mathews]

A prediction for blockchain transformation in higher education  — from blockchain.capitalmarketsciooutlook.com by Michael Mathews Excerpt: Ironically, blockchain entered the scene in a very neutral way, […]

4 key tech strategies for the survival of the small liberal arts college [Campbell]

4 key tech strategies for the survival of the small liberal arts college — from campustechnology.com by Kellie B. Campbell In a recent study on […]

SHIFT HAPPENS 2, 2019: Finding Strong Footing: The Future of Assessment in the Learning-to-Employment Landscape

Excerpt: CONCLUSION This paper has outlined the plethora of new credential types, uses, and modes of delivery. It also has highlighted advancements in assessment. In […]

For a next gen learning platform: A Netflix-like interface to check out potential functionalities / educationally-related “apps” [Christian]

From DSC: In a next generation learning system, it would be sharp/beneficial to have a Netflix-like interface to check out potential functionalities that you could […]

2019 Top 10 IT Issues [educause.edu]

2019 Top 10 IT Issues — from educause.edu 2019 Reveals Focus on “Student Genome” In 2019, after a decade of preparing, higher education stands on […]

Attention, college shoppers. These schools are slashing their prices. [Anderson]

Attention, college shoppers. These schools are slashing their prices. — from washingtonpost.com by Nick Anderson Excerpt: As soaring tuition scares off many families, a growing […]

DC: Is this type of functionality another piece of a next generation, powerful, *global* learning platform!?!?!

  Presentation Translator for PowerPoint — from Microsoft (emphasis below from DSC:) Presentation Translator breaks down the language barrier by allowing users to offer live, subtitled […]

Can online learning help higher ed reverse its tuition spiral? [Ubell]

Can online learning help higher ed reverse its tuition spiral? — from edsurge.com by Robert Ubell (Columnist) Excerpt: Classic economic theory predicts that when demand […]

Frey: “…by 2030 the largest company on the internet is going to be an education-based company that we haven’t heard of yet.”

From DSC: I agree with futurist Thomas Frey: “I’ve been predicting that by 2030 the largest company on the internet is going to be an […]

LinkedIn Learning Opens Its Platform (Slightly) [Young]

LinkedIn Learning Opens Its Platform (Slightly) — from edsurge by Jeff Young Excerpt (emphasis DSC): A few years ago, in a move toward professional learning, […]

EDUCAUSE 2019 Top 10 IT Issues

  See the PowerPoint presentation at the bottom of this page in the “Resources & Downloads” section.

2 items re: AI’s potential impact/place within education

Robots won’t replace instructors, 2 Penn State educators argue. Instead, they’ll help them be ‘more human.’ — from edsurge.com by Tina Nazerian Excerpt: Specifically, it […]

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