Higher Education Webinars
A space for conversation and debate about learning and technology
November 16, 2011 - 7:59pm
Barbara Fister writes in "The Myth of the Bookless Library", "No matter how innovative the bookless library sounds, this isn't a situation we planned. If the academic library of the future is bookless, it won’t be because of vision. It will be because of the lack of it." I think I understand the perspective of my library colleagues.
November 15, 2011 - 8:17pm
I just don't think that hierarchy works in organizations that live at the intersection of education and technology.
November 14, 2011 - 7:31pm
I'm still curious if you are reading, or plan to read, Isaacson's biography of Steve Jobs. (And I'd love to find a way to test my hypothesis that more people in the IHE community are simultaneously reading this book than any previous book - a question I don't know how to solve short of hacking into Amazon's servers).
November 13, 2011 - 7:57pm
Raise your (virtual) hand (maybe through DISQUS comments) if you are reading (or have read) Isaacson's Steve Jobs.
November 10, 2011 - 8:35pm
I think I love running meetings because I love teaching. The skills to run a good meeting and run a good classroom are related. The experience of keeping a class full of students all together is great preparation for doing the same with colleagues in a meeting. Good teaching, even lecturing, is about conversation. So are good meetings.
November 9, 2011 - 7:57pm
Do you work in ed tech higher ed sales? My goal in this post is to start a discussion, with the result of the larger IHE community gaining a better understanding of the world of an ed tech sales professional. I'll describe what I think I know about the life of sales professional in education technology, and you tell us where I get it wrong or right.
November 8, 2011 - 7:40pm
The "Kindle Run" does not exist. This is my pitch to Bezos and Amazon.
November 7, 2011 - 7:54pm
The learning management system (LMS) has become our academic Rorschach test. We all see different things when looking at the same LMS platforms.
November 6, 2011 - 6:44pm
I asked Devin Knighton, director of public relations for Instructure Canvas, for a timeline of the company's major milestones and sales partnerships. Devin also indicated that the next milestone will be learning analytics, coming in Q1 of 2012.
November 3, 2011 - 7:36pm
The next ed tech challenge is enable the creation of new campus revenues. How can campus information technology leaders get in front of strategic efforts to simultaneously raise revenues, lower costs, and increase quality? How does ed tech become a driver of growth?