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On the Shoulders of Giants: Leveraging Peer Networks for the Leading Edge

This podcast features session audio from the EDUCAUSE 2013 Annual Conference. It features two EDUCAUSE Rising Star Award winners.

Speakers include:

  • Barron Koralesky, Associate Director of Information Technology Services, Macalester College
  • Jennifer Sparrow, Senior Director of Networked Knowledge Ventures and Emerging Technologies, Virginia Tech
  • Ethan Benetan, Fellow, National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE)


The challenges of leadership include looking toward the leading edge and sustaining innovation. Developing strong peer networks can help with these challenges. In this interactive session, we will discuss the benefits of cultivating a peer learning network and gather your best practices and hints for growing your network.



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