A Carnegie Mellon University anthropological study identifies a few common reasons why faculty hesitate to try new teaching practices, among which is a fear of looking stupid. IHE columnist John Warner responds.
Strategy & Change Management
"Strategy and Change Management" covers campus implementation and cultural change management aspects new technology-enabled educational approaches.
Ed tech and learning science are both littered with obscure and hard-to-read journal articles written for a handful of other experts on one hand and empty puff pieces on the other. We need a middle ground.
There has been no material effect of institutional control changes from for-profit to not-for-profit for the periods covered in the DL Compass report (Fall 2012 through Fall 2015).
Distance learning continues to grow, with a little more than half of the total enrollments from students who are taking both online and on-campus classes. That said, the number of students studying on a campus has dropped by almost one million between 2012 and 2015.
We have a better understanding of UC Berkeley’s decision to remove free video lecture captures in response to an accessibility suit. Less so on Caroline Hoxby’s problematic paper on the ROI of online learning.