Hack (Higher) Education
How new technologies can hack [higher] education, and how learners of all sorts can hack technology back.
December 12, 2011 - 3:29pm
Facebook is piloting "Groups for Universities," allowing students to create their own groups for their classes, dorms, and parties -- groups that are restricted to those with their school's .edu email addresses.
December 6, 2011 - 3:27pm
Data from Google show what types of degrees and programs people are searching for.
December 5, 2011 - 12:39am
Google Scholar Citations allow scholars to track how frequently their journal and book articles are cited. But the program, which just opened to the public, has a few problems.
November 29, 2011 - 11:34pm
Another LMS has launched this week -- Coursekit. What does this mean for the future of the LMS?
November 28, 2011 - 5:06pm
A look at a new development project from CUNY Academic Commons -- "Commons in a Box" -- which will allow universities to create their own academic networks.
November 22, 2011 - 11:49pm
One of the big trends for 2012 is sure to be educational data and analytics. As the year draws to a close, Knewton, Pearson, Grockit and now EverFi are all making their moves to build learning algorithms and student data models.
November 21, 2011 - 9:01pm
As more and more educational content -- textbooks and course materials -- is available digitally, what's the future of the local campus bookstore? Will it adapt?
November 17, 2011 - 8:48pm
Will Amazon's new Kindle Fire be a hit on college campuses? Is it the next hot new educational tablet?
November 15, 2011 - 6:17pm
Yesterday marked the deadline for the first round of submissions for the 2011 DML Competition. This year's topic: designing badges for lifelong learning. How will these badges, part of Mozilla's Open Badges Project, affect higher ed?