Category: Education Strategy

Should BYOD Shape Education in the 21st Century?

Should BYOD Shape Education in the 21st Century? BYOD (bring your own device) is being adopted by hundreds of schools due to its positive impact on learning. See how it’s shaping education. Source: BYOD Is Shaping Education in the 21st Century I think we must be very cautious about BYOD in education from an access point of view. While.

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Higher Education Strategy: Ten Rules For Creating Good Strategy

Ten Precepts for Good Higher Education Strategy Download the PDF of this post here. Download the expanded version, Planning at the Speed of Change: Creating Good Strategy in Higher Education, here. Higher education faces disruption from innovations in technology and business models. These disruptions threaten the relevancy of existing institutions and create uncertainty because the emergent models.

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How to Derive Strategies from Scenarios

  Download the PDF here: Strategies from Scenarios The future is complex and the paths forward a messy one. That has to be agreed to first. Any organization that thinks it controls its own destiny and can create the future in whole cloth does not need to read this article. For those who do agree.

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Education and Legislation: It’s Time for a Real Debate

Education and Legislation There was a discussion about education this morning among the congressional republican leadership in Washington D.C. around 529 savings accounts and a move toward local funding (you can see it here on C-SPAN). Neither issue is as clear cut as was suggested by the rhetoric. In particular, the idea that schools with.

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Strategic Planning Never Ends

Strategic planning never ends I was brought into a community college district to present on strategic planning and the fact that it never ends. This was not a kick-off meeting where I offered guidance on the process. Quite the opposite. This was a meeting held the quarter following the completion of a strategic planning process..

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17 Uncertainties that will Define (or Redefine) Your 2014

Download the entire paper here. 1. Workforce Dynamics Key Dynamic: Will the workforce effectively integrate, or will generational issues result in bifurcation? What skill gaps and needs for knowledge will emerge as each generation seeks to define its future? 2. Globalization Key Dynamic: Will the global economy march to ever more ubiquity, or will it.

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How to Find a STEM Job

Informative piece by Christine Fisher at onlinecollege.org. Everywhere you look, there’s someone bemoaning the lack of scientists, technology experts, engineers, and mathematicians in America. While it’s certainly a noble goal to encourage young people to work in these fields, the shortage of these professionals isn’t quite as dire as politicians, pundits, and even education experts.

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We Are Overthinking Online Education

John Ebersole, a contributor at Forbes, wrote a piece today titled:  The Myths of Online Learning. John’s analysis, is itself, not incorrect. But like most disruptive technology, we fail to see that online education, like social media, is a new channel for an old thing. Yes, the new channel creates new audiences, requires different preparation,.

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Best Books on the Future of Higher Ed

Blog followers and colleagues over at OnlineUniversities.com recently posted a list of the top 10 best books on the future of higher ed. I thought I would share it with you. Here’s the list: Higher Education?: How Colleges Are Wasting Our Money and Failing Our Kids—and What We Can Do About It The Innovative University:.

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The Future of Campus Stores: Good-Bye Books, Hello Learning

I gave talks at UBTech and CAMEX over the last year on the future of college retail. College bookstores face an existential crisis with the looming demise of physical book sales as digital technology rapidly becomes an option for learners. At the same time free content, via websites like the Kahn Academy, or through more.

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