Events for all Levels and InterestsStay
Jump Start Your Career GrowthStay
Get on the Higher Ed IT MapStay
Uncommon Thinking for the Common Good™Stay
CNI Podcast: An Interview with Jennifer Schopf, Program Officer for the National Science Foundation
The goal of the NSF EarthCube Program is to transform the conduct of Geoscience research by supporting the development of community-guided cyberinfrastructure to integrate data and information for knowledge management. The project is fostering collaboration to address the multifaceted challenges of modern, data-intensive science, and education through an online forum and a series of virtual and face-to-face events.
CNI Podcast: An Interview with David Weinberger, Senior Researcher at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society
Podcast: Linda Baer — As the Future Catches You
This keynote presentation, from the EDUCAUSE 2012 Midwest Regional Conference, features Senior Leading Consultant and Founder of i4 Now Solutions, Linda Baer. In this session, Baer claims the best way to predict the future is to invent it. She presents a "travelogue" into the future of higher education by exploring the key challenges in the coming decade.
iTunes U: Just the Tip of the Campus Media-Creation Iceberg
Illinois State University has been using iTunes U and other media outlets to incorporate multimedia content into internal and external communications. This podcast features Beth Forrest Warner leading a discussion with several of the professionals who have helped strategize and implement multimedia at ISU.
Included in this discussion:
The EDUCAUSE 2012 Security and Enterprise Conferences
Jodi-Ann Ito, Information Security Officer for the University of Hawaii, and Laurie Antolovic, Deputy CIO for Indiana University, discuss the 2012 Security and Enterprise Conferences taking place in Indianapolis May 15th through the 18th. Both are respective chairpersons for each of the conferences.
Podcast: Stephen Laster on Disruptive Technology and the New Role of Campus IT
Podcast: Kenneth Spelke on CIO Strategies for a Twelve College System
In this podcast, Ethan Benatan, vice president for information technology & CIO at Marylhurst University, interviews Ken Spelke, CIO for the Board of Trustees of Community Technical Colleges. This system serves twelve colleges in Connecticut. In this conversation, Spelke touches on strategic alignment, the realities of serving faculty and users, and the role technology plays in such a large system of campuses. Since this interview, Spelke has accepted a position as Interim CIO for Southern Connecticut State University.
Music: "Finding Frangipanis" by Jane Aubourg
Podcast: Transforming Higher Education with Emerging Technologies
This talk by the Timothy E. Wirth Professor of Learning Technologies at Harvard University, Chris Dede, describes how we can transform teaching and learning to prepare students with the skills they need for 21st-century work and citizenship. The array of Web 2.0 interactive media for students to create and share knowledge is rapidly expanding. We can build on these media to improve our teaching and assessment and to strengthen the links between life inside and outside the classroom.
Music: "Mark It Up" by Sebastian6
Podcast: The 2012 Horizon Report
Each year, the Horizon Report describes six areas of emerging technology that will have significant impact on higher education and creative expression over the next one to five years. This panel discussion reviews the 2012 Horizon Report. The panel includes:
Podcast: Sharing and Protecting Ideas and Knowledge in the 21st Century
How do the ideals of knowledge sharing and education intersect with market forces and modern technology? What is the tension between openness and traditional models of education? This session, by Creative Commons CEO Catherine Casserly, explores how open licensing fits with the rapidly changing ecosystem of the Internet and the potential risks and rewards to leveraging openness as a vehicle for improving teaching and learning.
Music: "Mark It Up" by Sebastian6