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We Built, We Bought, We Shared: The Costs of Administrative Service Systems vs. the Academic Mission, EDUCAUSE Review, July 2014. In this article, CIOs talk candidly about three strategies: building-your-own in the modern era; buying and implementing in smarter ways; and joining a higher education consortium that shares processes and software.
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.
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- A Typology of Web 2.0 Learning Technologies
February 27, 2015
This article presents the outcomes of a typological analysis of Web 2.0 learning technologies. A comprehensive review incorporating over two thousand links led to identification of 212 Web 2.0 te…
- Personalized Learning in Progress: Case Studies of Four Race to the Top–District Grantees’ Early Implementation
November 21, 2014
This newly released report by the U.S. Department of Education shares the experiences of four diverse school districts as they adopt personalized learning approaches that will prepare their stude…
- Lighting the Path to Personalized Learning: Inspiring Stories from Next Gen Schools
November 5, 2014
Authored by: Getting Smart in Partnership with Next Generation Learning Challenges With the support of Next Generation Learning Challenges, the Getting Smart team spent the last year visi…
- So You Think You Want to Innovate? Emerging Lessons and a New Tool for State and District Leaders Working to Build a Culture of Innovation
October 14, 2014
This publication from 2Revolutions and The Learning Accelerator leverages primary and secondary research, along with TLA and 2Rev’s industry experience, to provide an analysis of what innovatio…
- Visual Learning, Agricultural Plants of the Riverina: A New Application for Helping Veterinary Students Recognise Poisonous Plants
September 16, 2014
Students studying either animal or veterinary science at Charles Sturt University are required to be competent in recognising a range of plants that are potentially poisonous to domestic grazing …
- Replicating Peer-Led Team Learning in Cyberspace: Research, Opportunities, and Challenges
July 12, 2014
This quasi-experimental, mixed methods study examined the transfer of a well-established pedagogical strategy, Peer-Led Team Learning (PLTL), to an online workshop environment (cPLTL) in a genera…
- Good Intentions, Bad Legislation
September 16, 2014
The authors of this opinion piece in Inside Higher Education , layout their their reasons for their oppostition to this piece of legislation, the TEACH (Technology, Equality and Accessibility …
- Deeper Learning: How Eight Innovative Public Schools Are Transforming Education in the Twenty-First Century
June 17, 2014
Studies suggest that up to half of high school dropouts leave school because their classes are boring or irrelevant to their lives and aspirations. Yet the majority of U.S. schools continue their…
- Knocking down barriers: How California superintendents are implementing blended learning
September 1, 2014
California district superintendents identified three categories of barriers to implementing blended learning. Redesigning teacher roles given state policy and teachers union contract provis…
- Developing A Comprehensive Privacy Program: A Step-By-Step Guide
December 13, 2013
Daniel Solove wrote Developing A Comprehensive Privacy Program: A Step-By-Step Guide in 2013 for The National Assoication of College and University Attorneys (NACUA). This guide seeks to…