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2013 CDS Executive Summary Report February 2014. This report provides higher education CIOs and senior IT leaders with the benchmarks they need to make strategic decisions about IT at their institutions. Each year, more than 750 institutions (both within and outside the United States) participate in a survey about IT financials, staffing, and services. This report provides a glimpse into the breadth of CDS data and summarizes the most important findings from this year’s survey.
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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- 7 Things You Should Read About Badges
May 29, 2013
Badges represent a way of acknowledging achievements or skill acquisition more granular than a college degree. The resources below provide an overview of the uses of badges and their im…
- Learning Analytics: Moving from Concept to Practice
July 19, 2012
This ELI Brief describes the evolution of learning analytics (LA) over the past year, drawing on two major recent conferences devoted to the theme of learning analytics: the ELI 2012 Spring F…
- 7 Things You Should Know About Challenge-Based Learning
January 11, 2012
Challenge-based learning (CBL) is similar to problem-based learning , but with CBL, students formulate the challenges they will address . Through a process of discussion and research, …
- 7 Things You Should Know About the HyFlex Course Model
November 9, 2010
HyFlex is a course design model that presents the components of hybrid learning in a flexible course structure that gives students the option of attending sessions in the classroom, participating…
- 7 Things You Should Know About Personal Learning Environments
May 12, 2009
The term personal learning environment (PLE) describes the tools, communities, and services that constitute the individual educational platforms that learners use to direct their own learning…
- Students, Technology, and Learning: Strategies for Successâ€”Proceedings
July 29, 2008
Cosponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), EDUCAUSE, and the University of Central Florida (UCF), the Students, Technology and Learning: Strategies for Su…
- 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…
- Engineering Informatics for Bio-Inspired Robots
October 16, 2007
Engineering Informatics for Bio-Inspired Robots is an NSF-funded project trying to break down barriers to collaboration between engineering and computer science departments. Faculty members parti…
- Why Todayâ€™s Students Value Authentic Learning
October 2, 2007
Authentic learning engages students in the multidisciplinary problem solving and critical thinking researchers and experts use every day. While the concept isn't new, it is receiving renewed…
- nanoHUB - An Authentic Learning Case Study
August 9, 2007
nanoHUB is an online portal for nanotechnology researchers, instructors, and students created by Purdue University and the National Science Foundation. It uses cyberinfrastructure to provide acce…