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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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- Clearing Up Some Myths About MOOCs
June 11, 2013
Blogger Cathy Davidson decide to wade through myths about MOOCs by teaching one in Winter/Spring of 2014. Blogger Cathy Davidson decide to…
- Napster, Udacity, and the Academy
November 12, 2012
Clay Shirky provides a thoughtful discussion in this blog on MOOCs and its early stages of possible disruption of higher education. Clay Shirky p…
- The Ultimate eLearning Design and Development Checklist
April 9, 2012
Blogger Nicole Legault created a comprehensive checklist for those involved in the design and development of eLearning courses. Subject areas include; Instructional Design Assessments…
- The Evolving LMS Market, Part I and Part II
December 21, 2010
In this post,the author discusses what the data are telling us so far about the recent shifts in the market, describe how colleges and universities come to decide that they need to go to market f…
- Social Media guidelines
June 4, 2009
This blog from Florida International University provides some guidelines for how to communicate on behalf of FIU on social media sites. This blog…
- Toward a Product Evaluation Framework
March 7, 2010
This evaluation framework is offered not as a final model, but as a route by which people can think through and share some ideas around this goal. Conversation, disagreement, and dialogue about t…
- Learning about Lecture Capture Technology
February 21, 2010
This blogger is in the process of picking a lecture capture technology and is blogging about the experience and their findings. This blogger is i…
- Copyright Threats End UCLA Libraryâ€™s Online Video System
February 5, 2010
Michael Weinberg writes in a Public Knowledge blog, "Being able to watch videos on your own time is a great boon to students. There is no practical reason that a student has to be in a certa…
- The Meaning of Open
December 21, 2009
A blog entry from Google executive, Jonathan Rosenberg, Senior Vice President of Product Management on the meaning on "Open". Â A…
- Cyber-Insurance Advancement Underscores Data Breach Risk Recognition
January 15, 2009
While the market for cyber-insurance remains largely nascent, with most private sector organizations still unable to adequately safeguard their financial and operational well-being against a majo…