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Disaggregation and Innovation in Higher Education: Charting a Course through Turbulent Times
This podcast features session audio from the EDUCAUSE 2013 Annual Conference. The speaker is Paul LeBlanc, President of Southern New Hampshire University.
This podcast features session audio from the EDUCAUSE 2013 Annual Conference. The speaker is James X. Dempsey, Policy Director at the Center for Democracy and Technology.
Who controls the Internet, and how might changes in the governance structure affect access and freedom? A global debate is under way over who should govern the Internet, with momentous consequences in store for access, freedom, and innovation. In fact, national governments, international bodies, technical standards organizations, institutions of higher education, the companies that provide the infrastructure and software, and users themselves all have a role to play. This talk will unpack a widely misunderstood topic that deserves the attention of all who care about the future of the Internet.
Copyright Challenges Facing Higher Education
This podcast features session audio from the EDUAUSE 2013 Annual Conference. The speaker is Pam Samuelson, Faculty Director for the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology at the University of California, Berkeley.
But Is It Quality?
This podcast features session audio from the EDUCAUSE 2013 Annual Conference. The speaker is Judith S. Eaton, president of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
It is both an exciting and disturbing time in higher education. Innovation has become a primary focus. This time, the innovation is about student access to new or revitalized types of educational offerings, whether in the form of MOOCs, competency-based education, assessment of prior learning, or courses from private providers that are not colleges and universities. While information technology is a primary driver of this innovation, its ultimate role and effectiveness also rests on our willingness to focus on some familiar yet important questions. Is the innovation yielding quality education? Are students learning? Are students protected against substandard offerings? How do we know?
On the Shoulders of Giants: Leveraging Peer Networks for the Leading Edge
This podcast features session audio from the EDUCAUSE 2013 Annual Conference. It features two EDUCAUSE Rising Star Award winners.
- Barron Koralesky, Associate Director of Information Technology Services, Macalester College
- Jennifer Sparrow, Senior Director of Networked Knowledge Ventures and Emerging Technologies, Virginia Tech
- Ethan Benetan, Fellow, National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE)
The challenges of leadership include looking toward the leading edge and sustaining innovation. Developing strong peer networks can help with these challenges. In this interactive session, we will discuss the benefits of cultivating a peer learning network and gather your best practices and hints for growing your network.
Close Encounters of the Fourth Kind: Laying Bare the Questions
This podcast features session audio from the EDUCAUSE 2013 Annual Conference. The speaker is Vice President for IT and CIO for the University of South Carolina, Bill Hogue.
Speeding Up On Curves
This podcast features session audio from the EDUCAUSE 2013 Annual Meeting. The speaker is Vice President for IT and CIO for Indiana Univesrity, Brad Wheeler.
What curves will reshape colleges and universities, and how do campus leaders know when to accelerate, brake, or try to bend a curve itself? These increasingly nonlinear times present extraordinary opportunities for campus leaders, and a candid reflection on our successes and “lessons” can provide essential insights as we shape our future.
Project Management: The Challenge of Ethical Communications
This podcast features a session from the EDUCAUSE 2013 Annual Meeting.
- Paula Brossard, IT infrastructure project manager, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
- Wendy Luljak, senior IT communications strategist, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
ELI Podcast: The Breakthrough Models Academy Winners
This podcast features an interview with representatives of the three winning EDUCAUSE Breakthrough Models Academy teams, we explore challenges and opportunities around designing new models that will support higher education in becoming increasingly accessible, relevant, flexible, and sustainable. More information about the winning projects and the Breakthrough Models Academy can be found at http://www.educause.edu/educause-institute/breakthrough-models-academy/breakthrough-models-academy-team-projects.
● Philip Neufeld, Senior Director, Service Management, Technology Services, California State University, Fresno
ELI Podcast: Wearable Computing
Bryan Alexander is Senior Fellow for the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE) and founder of Bryan Alexander Consulting, LLC. In this interivew with ELI Associate Director Veronica Diaz, Alexander discusses wearable computing.