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EDUCAUSE Now - #28 - 1) 2010 Current Issues Survey 2) Online Teaching Tips

This month on EDUCAUSE Now:  How have the events of the past year affected the IT issues of top concern to technology leaders in higher education today? Is higher education IT experiencing an evolution or a revolution? The EDUCAUSE 2010 Current Issues Survey has the answers. We'll take a quick peek at this year's results and talk to the people who put it together. We also gather the current conventional wisdom on the best techniques and approaches to online and distance teaching and learning with program heads from various institutions.

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This episode of EDUCAUSE Now features:

The 2010 Current Issues Survey
Bret Ingerman is Vice President for Computing and Information Services at Vassar College. He is also the chairperson for the 2010 Current Issues Survey. The list includes input from 421 primary representatives of EDUCAUSE member institutions, representing colleges and universities of all types and sizes -- public and private, community colleges through research universities. In this interview, Ingerman puts context around the survey results.

Online Learning & Teaching: Collected Wisdom
There are many approaches to creating and maintaining a successful online learning program. In the past year, we have interviewed several online teaching professionals with a wealth of advice. In this piece we reflect on a few of those words of wisdom for online teaching. Included in this discussion:

  • Tanya Joosten, Interim Associate Director, Learning Technology Center, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Robert Morgan, Director of Distance Learning, Southeast Community College
  • Kelvin Bentley, Director of Online Learning, Northampton Community College
  • Kathleen Saville, Director, MUOnline Design Center, Marshall University
  • Shannon Field, Instructional Designer, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott Campus


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