Flexibytes

Let’s not rush into disruptive innovation

Posted on April 24, 2017

Johann N. Neem argues that the idea of disruptive innovation at institutions, including colleges and universities, follows a problematic “narrative of speed.”

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Five key questions about the state of online learning

Posted on April 24, 2017

This article looks at five questions related to online learning—is it growing, what have been some of the biggest gains, what are the issues with quality, where is technology taking online learning, and what is one key feature of learning in the future.

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Where halls of ivy meet silicon dreams, a new city rises

Posted on April 24, 2017

To see higher education being transformed in New York City, “you have only to pick your vantage point,” this article from The New York Times states.

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Digital badges and learning analytics provide differentiated assessment opportunities

Posted on February 28, 2017

This article looks at how the intersection of digital badges, learning analytics, and differentiated assessment could be beneficial to learners.

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Can higher education save the web?

Posted on February 28, 2017

Mike Caulfield looks at how higher education is best suited to save the web.

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Designing a lab in the humanities

Posted on February 28, 2017

Fritz Breithaupt looks at a way to make the humanities more relevant and applicable for students.

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Five key ways to use predictive analytics to successfully address high drop-out and low completion rates

Posted on February 28, 2017

This article looks at ways that colleges and universities can effectively use predictive analytics.

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2017 NMC Horizon Report

Posted on February 28, 2017

The New Media Consortium and EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative have released their latest research on educational technology and its impact on higher education.

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Four strategies for effective assessment in a flipped learning environment

Posted on February 28, 2017

This article looks at ways to create assessments that help “provide reliable, actionable information about student learning in the various phases of flipped learning.”

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What if learning analytics were based on learning science?

Posted on February 28, 2017

Simon Fraser University researchers explore what learning analytics could look like if it was informed by learning science findings.

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