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2012 CDS Executive Summary Report January 24, 2013, this report summarizes results from the EDUCAUSE Core Data Service (CDS) survey. Using a matched set of 616 CDS 2011 and CDS 2012 participating institutions, this year’s report is a detailed look at the most pertinent and interesting IT financial and staffing findings, with a high-level summary of the state of IT services.
Technology and the Broken Higher Education Cost Model: Insights from the Delta Cost Project, September 5, 2012. The Delta Cost Project has drawn attention to the need for a new focus on institutional spending and has provided a number of useful metrics for thinking about how different types of institutions spend money, about the relationships between costs and revenues, and about the declining public subsidies in public higher education.
The EDUCAUSE 2011 Core Data Service Report: Highlights and Insights into Higher Education Information Technology, January 2012. "The IT Organization, Budgets, and Funding" chapter provides statistics on where IT funding sources are from and what the budget is being spent on.
Expert Discussion Session: Unexpected Outcomes from the Cost-Cutting Era. EDUCAUSE 2011 presentation. Two CIOs share their experiences and some of the outcomes from these belt-tightening measures.
Funding-Model Archetypes for Central Information Technology Functions. ECAR research bulletin, January 2012. This CDS Spotlight ECAR research bulletin focuses on EDUCAUSE Core Data Service survey results related to funding models for IT functions.
Increasing Corporate Philanthropy to Enrich Technology Innovation in Higher Education. EDUCAUSE Quarterly 33, no. 4, 2010. The author provides suggestions for higher education in creating partnerships with corporate philanthropists.
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- Blended Learning: A Report on the ELI Focus Session
November 15, 2010
On September 15 and 16, 2010, the ELI teaching and learning community gathered for an online focus session on blended learning. This white paper is a synthesis of the key ideas, themes, and conce…
- ELI Discovery Tool: Guide to Collaborative Learning
June 1, 2010
Although there is much variation on the definition of collaborative learning, it typically refers to a situation in which two or more people learn or attempt to learn something together. Put diff…
- ELI Discovery Tool: Blended Learning Workshop Guide
November 16, 2009
Blended or hybrid learning, an instructional delivery mode in which instruction is conducted partly online and partly face-to-face, has emerged as one of the fastest-growing and most successful i…
- ELI Discovery Tool: Net Generation Workshop Guide
July 19, 2007
The ELI Discovery Tool: Net Generation Workshop Guide is designed as an action-oriented, modifiable resource for faculty development and other instructional uses. We have focused on the Net G…
- ELI Discovery Tool: Learning Space Workshop Guide
January 18, 2007
We know that space can affect learning—but how? The answer to that question depends not only on our understanding of how people learn, but also our understanding of learners. And, as informatio…
- ELI Discovery Tool: Guide to Blogging
August 10, 2007
The ELI Discovery Tool: Guide to Blogging offers practical information about how blogging can be used in teaching and learning and walks users through the important considerations for implementat…
- Using Needs Assessment as a Holistic Means for Improving Technology Infrastructure
June 20, 2007
This paper describes a four-step needs assessment process that institutions can use to determine the gaps between current and desired states of technology infrastructure, facilitating rapid decis…
- Reflecting, Writing, and Responding: Reasons Students Blog
January 1, 2007
Faculty and students are recognizing blogging's learning potential, including the chance to practice writing, reflect on others' thinking, and respond to critical analyses of one's…
- ELI Discovery Tool: Guide to Podcasting
January 1, 2007
The ELI Discovery Tool: Guide to Podcasting provides an overview of the technology, case studies, user perspectives, and implementation strategies. A "know-before-you-go" compendium, th…
- 7 Things You Should Know About Open Journaling
February 15, 2007
Open journaling tools manage the process of publishing peer-reviewed journals online. They enable users to publish academic journals more easily and much less expensively than traditional methods…