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Podcast: Blueprint for Change in an Era of Rapid Reinvention
Nations face an educational imperative: Educate more people, better, faster, and with higher quality. But a single model will not suffice. Education is a complex, adaptive system involving learners, faculty, families, employers, and institutions. Value is created—and co-created—based on aspirations, motivations, and preparation. In an era of rapid reinvention, how does higher education reset its expectations, design itself around the learner, and renew its commitment to using information technology well and wisely? This session will explore changes in learners, institutions, and employers.
Podcast: Student Success at Scale: What Have We Learned from Applying Technology to Persistent Challenges?
Speaker: Josh Jarrett, Deputy Director, Education, Postsecondary Success,Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Multiple efforts are under way to leverage technology to improve student success, including initiatives in online courseware, adaptive learning, social media, and learning analytics. What have we learned from these pioneering efforts? What is working for students and institutions, and where are emerging solutions overhyped? In this session, we will share the latest findings from multiple efforts to improve student engagement, learning, retention, and degree completion. We'll try to make sense of a rapidly evolving ecosystem and share some humble predictions for the future.
ERO Podcast Conversation: Online Education
In this podcast, three directors of online education programs talk about designing for online courses and their efforts toward quality and retention.
This conversation includes:
- Kenneth Hartman, President of Drexel University Online, Drexel University
- Robert Wyatt, Director of Distance Learning, Western Kentucky University
- Ann Taylor, Director, John A. Dutton e-Education Institute, The Pennsylvania State University
ERO Podcast: Roger Bruszewski on Budgeting for Higher Education - Part Two
Roger Bruszewski is vice president for finance and administration at Millersville University. In this podcast, part two of two, he talks about the budgetary implications of technology, including e-textbooks, and the cloud.
ERO Podcast: Roger Bruszewski on Budgeting for Higher Education - Part One
Roger Bruszewski is vice president for finance and administration at Millersville University. In this podcast, part one of two, he talks about building a budget, what costs he can and cannot control, and planning for the future. You can also hear part two of this interview.
ERO Podcast: Chief of Staff for the Khan Academy, Jessica Yuen
In this podcast, we talk with Chief of Staff for the Khan Academy, Jessica Yuen. In our conversation, she discusses the Khan Academy's use of analytics, attitude toward affordability for students, and the future of higher education.
ERO Podcast: Cable Green of Creative Commons Talks About Openness
In this podcast, Cable Green talks about Open Access, Open Resources, and Open Policies. Cable Green is director of global learning for Creative Commons.
Podcasts from the CNI 2012 Spring Meeting
The 2012 Spring Meeting for the Coalition of Networked Information Podcasts include:
- Archiving the Occupy Movement with Howard Besser, David Millman, and Sharon Leon
- An Interview with Jennifer Schopf, Program Officer for the National Science Foundation
- An Interview with David Weinberger, Senior Researcher at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society
CNI Podcast: Archiving the Occupy Movement
The Occupy Movement, which started in September of 2011, has gained a great deal of attention with activists protesting in cities from over 25 countries. With all the activity over the past year, there have been a vast quantity of materials created- pictures, video, interviews, posters, speeches, and more. Several libraries and non-profit organizations are helping to archive the materials of the Occupy movement.
Podcast: Analytics Examined
Clifford Lynch is executive director for the Coalition for Networked Information. Gardner Campbell is director for professional development and innovative initiatives at Virginia Tech. In this podcast, both share thoughts on using analytics. A video of this content is also available.