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The 3-Day Sprint Crosses the Finish Line

The Sprint has come to a close, but the conversation will go on. Stay tuned for our full summary of the event and the release of the September/October issue of EDUCAUSE Review featuring case studies on connected learning. Explore the pages of the sprint site to access the resources that were shared during the week.

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Welcome to the EDUCAUSE 3-Day Sprint site.

This online experience allowed participants to engage in activities and discussions around higher education in the connected age. The event convened the community to share experiences and ideas through articles, videos, daily webinars, and online discussions.

Learn more about this experience by visiting the About the Sprint web page.


Thursday's Recap—Creating the IT Architecture for the Connected Age

An Eye on Today and Tomorrow
Even though the Sprint was designed as an exploration beyond MOOCs, MOOCs are nonetheless the catalyst for the conversation about higher education’s future and the evolution from an information age into a connected age…read the full summary >

Visual Notes

This year, each daily webinar was visually recorded by Rachel Smith, director of digital facilitation services at The Grove.


View page 1 and page 2 of the notes and watch the recording in action in this time-lapsed video.


Visual Notes for "IT as a Force of Change" from EDUCAUSE on Vimeo.


View page 1, page 2, and page 3 of the notes and watch the recording in action in this time-lapsed video.

Visual Notes for "How Technology Can Change Pedagogy" from EDUCAUSE on Vimeo.


View page 1, page 2, and page 3 of the notes and watch the recording in action in this time-lapsed video.

Visual Notes for "Creating the IT Architecture for the Connected Age" from EDUCAUSE on Vimeo.

Thank You to Our Volunteers

  • Elliott Masie, CEO, The MASIE Center
  • Chris Dede, Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies, Harvard University
  • Hank Lucas, Professor of Information Systems, University of Maryland College Park
  • W. Eric L. Grimson, Chancellor, MIT
  • Susan Grajek, Vice President, Data, Research, and Analytics, EDUCAUSE
  • Tracy Futhey, Vice President, Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, Duke University
  • Tracy Schroeder, Vice President, Information Services and Technology, Boston University
  • Ethan Benatan, Vice President, Chief Information Officer, and Chief Strategy Officer, Marylhurst University
  • Joanne Dehoney, Chief of Staff, EDUCAUSE
  • Theresa Rowe, Chief Information Officer, Oakland University
  • James Phelps, Enterprise Architect, University of Wisconsin Madison
  • Sondra R. Smith, Director of Special Projects, EDUCAUSE
  • Chris Hartigan, General Manager, Acquia, Inc.
  • Malcolm Brown, Director, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative, EDUCAUSE
  • Rodney Petersen, Senior Government Relations Officer and Managing Director, Washington Office, EDUCAUSE
  • Greg Dobbin, Editor/Project Manager, EDUCAUSE

Multimedia Interviewees
  • Allan Gyorke, Chief Academic Technology Officer and Assistant Vice President for Information Technology, The University of Miami
  • Amy Collier, Director of Digital Learning Initiatives, Vice Provost for Online Learning, Stanford University
  • Deirdre Woods, Interim Executive Director, Open Learning Initiative, The University of Pennsylvania
  • Brian D. Voss, Vice President of Information Technology, University of Maryland
  • Bryan Alexander, Senior Fellow, National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education-NITLE
  • Lynn O'Brien, Director, Academic Technology & Instructional Services, Duke University
  • George Siemens, Associate Director, Technology Enhanced Knowledge Research Institute, Athabasca University
  • Phil Hill, Independent Consultant, Mindwires Consulting
  • Michael Feldstein, Senior Program Manager, Mindwires Consulting

Volunteer Discussion Facilitators
  • Theresa Rowe, Chief Information Officer, Oakland University
  • Kyle Johnson, Chaminade University of Honolulu
  • Ellen Borkowski, CIO, Union College
  • Veronica Diaz, Associate Director, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative, EDUCAUSE
  • Bill Hogue, Vice President for Information Technology and CIO for the University of South Carolina
  • Eddie King, CIO, University of South Carolina Beaufort



Thank You to Our Sprint Sponsors

Sprint Sponsor - Acquia

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