Back in 2008, I authored a set of cloud/SaaS-focused articles for the higher education online magazine, The Greentree Gazette. In the four-part series, I explored the potential shift of a broad range … Continue reading All that matters is getting things done.
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
It is hard to believe that I’ve been at Blackboard for six years. I feel like I just walked across the Midway at the University of Chicago for the first … Continue reading Six Years at Blackboard
Throughout my career as a consultant and technology leader, I’ve found that learner success is heavily influenced by the environment that surrounds the student. From the centuries-old colleges and halls … Continue reading Campus Culture
“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
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