EDUCASE Review Online

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6 May 2013
1895

The use of big data and analytics to predict student success presents unique ethical questions for higher education administrators relating to the nature of knowledge; in education, "to know" entails an obligation to act on behalf of the student. The Potter Box framework can help...

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1 Apr 2013
173

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According to a recent study, 100 percent of colleges and universities surveyed use social media , but instructors use it far less for teaching than they do for personal or professional reasons. Of those who use social media for instruction, most...

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24 Oct 2011
110

This article looks at the unique role information technology plays in higher education, providing a responsive learning environment to facilitate the development and distribution of knowledge while also enhancing the operational effectiveness of academic institutions. Already we have seen a shift from knowledge acquisition and...

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13 Mar 2009
10

Quite aside from the content produced on Wikipedia it is an efficient way to marshal the talents of many bright, capable people to produce knowledge. The real significance of Wikipedia and similar Web 2.0 technologies is the way in which they organize people and activities,...

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13 Mar 2009
34

Education is moving into the digital age. Pedagogies have changed to engage the latest digital technologies. The methods of distribution are now a blend between face-to-face and some other combination of virtual interfaces. The content is moving from traditional text-based learning to text-plus-multimedia. The community...

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2 Mar 2009
14

This research bulletin focuses on how the latest wave of information technology advances is shaping the future of medical education to achieve the reform objectives outlined by the Association of American Medical Colleges and others. It details how Thomas Jefferson University, a leading academic medical...

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3 Feb 2009
10

This article discusses the wide ranging changes in IT expectations and requirements between the author's two daughters as they enter college today and just four years ago.

Journal article

1 Feb 2008
19

Advances in technology have brought many useful tools to scholars, teachers, students, and others, but these advances have also bought significant threats. Digital information is not durable, and in the rush toward technological innovation, many in higher education have ignored the need for digital archiving...