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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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- 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…
- In Online Partnerships, Legal Compliance Is Key
June 17, 2013
"Colleges need to be aware of their own risks and to create agreements that protect against liability when entering into partnerships with online-education providers." …
- New Technology-based Models for Postsecondary Learning: Conceptual Frameworks and Research Agendas
June 3, 2013
This report is the result of a National Science Foundation-Sponsored Computing Research Association Workshop held at MIT on January 9-11, 2013. This workshop developed a framework for understan…
- Research & Practice in Assessment (RPA), Special Issue: MOOCs and Technology
June 6, 2013
This isse of Research & Practice in Assessment (RPA), Volume 8, Summer 2013, shines the spotlight on MOOCs. Specific MOOC related articles in this issue include; Assessment’s…
- Certificates: Gateway to Gainful Employment and College Degrees
June 5, 2012
Certificates have grown to become the second most common postsecondary award in the U. (over 1 million are awarded each year). This report looks at certificates in the context of rising colle…
- Not Just Degrees
June 6, 2012
This article shines the light on the little discussed educational certificate. This article shines the light on the little discussed educational …
- The Pedagogical Foundations of Massive Open Online Courses
May 31, 2013
In 2011, the respective roles of higher education institutions and students worldwide were brought into question by the rise of the massive open online course (MOOC). MOOCs are defined by signatu…
- Keeping Up With... Gamification
May 31, 2013
The May 2013 ACRL Keeping Up With… publication provides a brief overview of gamification in the library. The May 2013 ACRL Keeping Up With…
- Is K-12 blended learning disruptive? An introduction to the theory of hybrids
May 23, 2013
by Clayton M. Christensen, Michael B. Horn, and Heather Staker The Clayton Christensen Institute, formerly Innosight Institute, has published three papers describing the rise of K−12 blended…
- Teens, Social Media, and Privacy
May 21, 2013
According to this May 2013 Pew Survey, teens share more information about themselves on social media sites than they have in the past, but they are also taking a variety of technical and non-te…