6 key technology trends in higher education

The rise of data analytics, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, higher ed software and other key digital technologies has transformed virtually every industry – and higher […]

Future of higher Education – Looking for the next 20 years : Whitepaper by Blackboard Inc.

Blackboard  Inc.– the global leader of the digital education released a new whitepaper exploring the future of higher education.  On the occasion of Blackboard’s 20th […]

Udacity adds a new ‘Intro to Self-Driving Cars’ Nanodegree [Etherington]

Udacity adds a new ‘Intro to Self-Driving Cars’ Nanodegree — from techcrunch.com by Darrell Etherington Excerpt: You likely won’t be surprised when I tell you […]

The vast majority of lessons in K-12 and lectures in higher education should be recorded. Here’s why. [Christian]

From DSC: The vast majority of the lessons being offered within K-12 and the lectures (if we’re going to continue to offer them) within higher […]

Video on Its Way to Becoming Education Norm [Schaffhauser] + Blended Learning on the Rise [Kelly]

Video on Its Way to Becoming Education Norm — from campustechnology.com by Dian Schaffhauser Excerpt: Video has become as ubiquitous in higher education classrooms as […]

Stroll along the canals of Venice, stand at the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, or soar through the sky faster than a speeding bullet; explore Street View imagery from 85 countries! Amazing!!!

Google AR and VR: Get a closer look with Street View in Google Earth VR Excerpt: With Google Earth VR, you can go anywhere in […]

Global Human Capital Report 2017 [World Economic Forum]

Global Human Capital Report 2017 — from the World Economic Forum Excerpt from the Conclusion section (emphasis DSC): Technological change and its impact on labour […]

Near Futures Teaching at the University of Edinburgh: my next post

As of last Wednesday, I am now officially in Edinburgh until the end of 2018 at least as part of the Near Future Teaching project […]

Campus Technology’s 2017 Teaching with Technology Survey [Kelly]

Smartwatches Deemed Least Valuable Technology in the Classroom — from campustechnology.com by Rhea Kelly In our second annual Teaching with Technology Survey, faculty revealed what […]

Best question I’ve heard in a while: “K-12 & higher education are considered separate systems. What if they converged?” [Young]

K-12 and higher education are considered separate systems. What if they converged? — from edsurge.com by Jeff Young Excerpt: Education in America is a tale […]

“Under the Hood: Learning Design Behind Georgia Tech’s Degrees at Scale” + “Learning How to Learn: Anatomy of a good MOOC”

Under the Hood: Learning Design Behind Georgia Tech’s Degrees at Scale — from evolllution.com by Shabana Figueroa and Yakut Gazi Excerpt: Rolling out the MM program […]

Income Share Agreements (ISA’s) don’t incentivize institutions to reduce the costs of obtaining a college degree [Christian]

From DSC: The article below caused me to reflect on the idea of using Income Share Agreements (ISAs) as a way for students to get […]

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