Discussions around improving the student experience are becoming more common across higher education, which has been an area of focus of my work over the years. Some efforts have been … Continue reading Shifting a university’s student experience
For decades, artificial intelligence (AI) has been trodding along a hype curve filled with aspiration and disappointment fueled (and fueling) pop culture fascination and fear. When there seemed to be … Continue reading 2016: The Cubs, AI, headaches and hangovers
Since you’re likely reading this online via LinkedIn, Twitter or WordPress, it isn’t much of a stretch to think of it being seen by a potential employer. The trail of … Continue reading Resumes, Social Media & Employment
“How Flexible Work Policies Can Boost ROI” or how changing employee demographics is evolving employer culture. http://bit.ly/1UPUM8x This item was shared via LinkedIn on April 13, 2016 at 02:00PM.
Moving from trend to trajectory, digital commerce and workforce evolution are affecting business and employer culture. http://bit.ly/1Yb7i07 This item was shared via LinkedIn on April 14, 2016 at 02:00PM.
In the UK, the teachers’ union is pushing back on the “‘useless’ bureaucracy” of over-collecting and reporting education data to the government. http://bbc.in/1Yb1fbI This item was shared via LinkedIn on … Continue reading When Metrics & Accountability Overshadow Learning
“Study explores faculty views on scholarly communication and information use,” and what I find interesting is the growth in libraries as an active participant in the learning lifecycle of a … Continue reading Libraries, Learning & Scholarship
Purdue has announced its new competency-based bachelor’s degree, and joins the list of institutions adopting the model. CBE’s growing acceptance in higher education is important beyond the educational approach as … Continue reading CBE is Taking Hold
As the saga of Microsoft’s Tay Twitter Bot rolls on, I’ve been thinking about near-term predictions around AI use in student services to automate some front line interactions. Good idea … Continue reading AI-driven Student Support? Not Yet
In the world of higher education textbooks, the industry has predicted that digital sales will exceed print sales roughly now and surprise, publishers are reporting just that. Although what counts … Continue reading Depends on How You Count
In a non-merger move, two Maryland research universities wish to forge a partnership to strengthen programs and compete. Sounds very similar to the concept of the “Universities of Chicago” floated … Continue reading Unconventional University Expansion
Yes, we’ve all asked the “5 stupid interview questions you should never ask,” so let’s all stop. http://bit.ly/22PHhql This item was shared via LinkedIn on March 30, 2016 at 02:00PM.
From this post to streams of information hitting out phones to open offices with people popping up over desk edges (my former staff called my behavior a “drive-by Chadding”), we’re … Continue reading Distraction Overload
As much as I hate to admit, radio is dead. People increasingly want to stream rather than tune in. Although I could digress into how radio killed itself, that isn’t … Continue reading Sustaining Yesterday, Ignoring Today
Whether active in startups, working for established companies, or busy on the inside supporting students and educators, the education industry is unlike others as, quite literally, you affect the future. … Continue reading Mission-Driven Career Path
Have graphs become meaningless? “Is the business intelligence dashboard dead?” http://bit.ly/1SIogDx This item was shared via LinkedIn on March 17, 2016 at 02:00PM.
We’ve come to believe that “digital natives” are more adept at using technology to solve problems. Well, research shows that isn’t the case as more research supports “just because you’re … Continue reading The Digital Native Myth
While surfing around I encountered this: “How to Send an Email in 1984” bit.ly/21o5fXe This item was shared via LinkedIn on March 18, 2016 at 02:00PM.