Debates about MOOCs and their attendant controversies continue to proliferate. What administrators and IT leaders in higher education need, however, is an overview of MOOCs and information resources to help fathom what they mean for institutions.
MOOCs give librarians new opportunities to help shape the conversation about changes in higher education and to guide administrators, faculty, and students through these changes. To assume this role, librarians must understand the MOOC landscape.
As we become more connected, can higher education be better than we could have previously imagined? It’s complex and messy in a bring-your-own-device, DIY-learning, there-is-an-app-for-that world. Yet it promises agility, flexibility, and personalization. And anyone can participate.
Stephen diFilipo, CIO for Cecil College, thinks the role of the CIO should be focused on teaching and learning.
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Meeting Emergencies at Virginia Tech
In the years since the Virginia Tech incident, we have learned a great deal about using technology and collaboration in implementing an emergency communications strategy. Brenda van Gelder, executive director of Converged Technologies for Security, Safety and Resilience at Viriginia Tech reflects on what makes an emergency response strategy successful.
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ECAR Student Tech Study 2013
The most profound changes in technology for undergraduates over the last 10 years are in the opportunities to empower the individual user.
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7 Things You Should Know About Wearable Technology
Discover how wearable technologies represent an evolution in our relationship with computing and hint at a future of ubiquitous connectivity.
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