Sunday, April 1, 2012

HLC 2012 Presentation - Links to Articles, Books and Khan Interview

Here are the links to the books I mentioned in our Identity & Mission presentation at the 2012 HLC annual meeting: Christensen & Eyring - the Innovative University; Richard DeMillo - Abelard to Apple; Arum & Roksa - Academically Adrift; The link to the March 11, 2012 interview on CBS's 60 Minutes with Sal Khan on the future of education.; Frosty Westering - The strange secret of the big time; And the January 17, 2012 post - 5 Questions with Seth Godin in Ron Zinkan's University Advancement blog.

HLC 2012 Presentation - Diigo and Delicious tagged articles

A collection of bookmarked articles in Diigo and Delicious provide links to current thinking on higher ed, digital literacies and the future of work.

Friday, March 30, 2012

Wiki on badges, moocs and open learning

Earlier this month I began a wiki tracking developments in badges, MOOCs and open learning. In addition, there are links to key thinkers in the field. Please add to the collection at badgesmoocs

Identity and Mission Presentation at the 2012 HLC conference

The slide show for our presentation on Identity and Mission at the 2012 Higher Learning Commission is available via .pdf file on this google docs link - HLC slide link

The handout packet reviewed during the session is available via google docs shared folder.

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Disruptive Innovation and Journalism

Nieman Lab (@NiemanLab)
1/29/12 2:20 PM
David Skok: Aggregation is deep in journalism's DNA

This article from NiemanLab via twitter is a great example of Christensen's "disruptive innovation" model. The move of the Huffington Post from a Democratic-focused blog to a major news gathering organization illustrates the model.

Saturday, December 24, 2011

"Tectonic Shifts" in Employment - Technology Review

Author David Talbot analyzes the changing nature of work and also provides evidence that job creation is much more complex and difficult to really manage than most politicians want to admit.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Complying with USDOE "program integrity" regulations.

Russ Poulin, Deputy Director of Research and Analysis for WICHE is doing tremendous work keeping the higher education community up-to-date information on how to comply with the USDOE "Program Integrity" rules focusing on "state approval of out-of-state providers."

WCET's initial site on the out-of state issue has links to the regulations and interpretations. Russ has also created a comprehensive blog on the issue. This week's valentine's day post provides an important update on developments.