Cengage Unlimited – a marketing-driven ploy to be “Netflix of education” or significant change in stratregy for the publisher? It appears the latter is more accurate, and impact could affect whole market.
Academics and Academia
The "Academics and Academia" category covers topics related the ways in which colleges and universities function that are relevant to technology-supported education. One key aspect covered here is pedagogy—how people teach—and how technology impacts teaching and learning.
But this category also includes more institutional aspects that are relevant to technology-supported education, such as how campus leadership supports (or doesn't support) new initiatives, politics and bureaucracy that impact these efforts, and so on.
Finally, "Academics and Academia" covers commercial and non-profit services that provide support for technology-supported education initiatives, such as Online Program Management (OPM) companies.
The resignations of Unizin’s CEO and COO were based on a change in strategy driven by the board of directors, and there will likely be a change in company culture.
Big changes are afoot at Unizin, where their CEO and COO have resigned this week; to be replaced in interim with veteran from Sakai, Kuali initiatives from Indiana University
Great discussions at #WCET17 conference help clarify how UF Online sheds hubris and continues to transform into growing and healthy online program
Even if IG’s audit recommendations on WGU are not adopted by Dept of Ed, the findings will likely have a big impact in California and in the fragile movement of CBE.