By Nigel P. Melville
Nigel P. Melville is associate professor of Information Systems in the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
MOOCs are the latest in a long line of socio-technical systems to alter everyday work practices. One semester, a professor is teaching 85 MBA students in a large lecture hall, and the next, she's appearing in short online videos on Coursera viewed by thousands of students the world over. Overnight she's a household name. But what should we make of this?
By Jason Palmer, Deputy Director Postsecondary Success
“The future of higher education is more than a digital replica of yesterday’s campus or even today’s classroom. The building blocks of our future higher education institutions are physical and virtual; they are human and technological. By combining these capabilities—the best of both the traditional (the campus) and the digital (computing), we can build colleges and universities that are ...
By Diana G. Oblinger and Joanne Dehoney
This is the fourth in a blog series describing five “metatrends,” drawn from a review of articles in industry IT press, that affect CIOs in all IT sectors: