Tag Archives: Diffusions of Innovations

ED and CBE: Example of higher ed “structural barrier to change” that is out of institutions’ control

By Phil HillMore Posts (452) There has been a great conversation going on in the comments to my recent post “Universities As Innovators That Have Difficulty Adopting Their Own Changes” on too many relevant issues to summarize (really, go read the … Continue reading

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Universities As Innovators That Have Difficulty Adopting Their Own Changes

By Phil HillMore Posts (452) George Siemens made an excellent point in his recent blog post after his White House meeting. I’m getting exceptionally irritated with the narrative of higher education is broken and universities haven’t changed. This is one … Continue reading

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Slides and Follow-up From Faculty Development Workshop at Aurora University

By Phil HillMore Posts (452) Today I facilitated a faculty development workshop at Aurora University, sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and the IT Department. I always enjoy sessions like this, particularly with the ability to … Continue reading

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On ECAR data and ed tech purgatory

By Phil HillMore Posts (452) Recently I wrote a post about many ed tech products being stuck in pilots without large-scale adoption. In our consulting work Michael and I often help survey institutions to discover what technologies are being used within … Continue reading

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Pilots: Too many ed tech innovations stuck in purgatory

By Phil HillMore Posts (452) Steve Kolowich wrote an article yesterday in the Chronicle that described the use of LectureTools, a student engagement and assessment application created by faculty member Perry Sampson at the University Michigan. These two paragraphs jumped out at me. … Continue reading

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