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Immersive Interfaces for Engagement and Learning
January 1, 2009

Immersion is the subjective impression that one is participating in a comprehensive, realistic experience. Interactive media now enable various degrees of digital immersion. The more a virtual im…

Using Google+ to Enhance Student Learning, Engagement, and Communication
April 1, 2013

Key Takeaways The social media tool Google+ lets students participate in a protected online environment that facilitates communication and information sharing about development…

The Quad: An Online Interface to the Formative Influence of a Radically Expanded Learning Community beyond the Classroom
February 3, 2014 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting

Facing the challenges of a changing marketplace for our degrees and increased demand for geographically and technologically distributed classes, we began to ask how much educational formation hap…

Democratizing Higher Education
October 11, 2012

In this keynote session from The Sloan Consortium Conference , Sebastian Thrun discusses his venture into MOOCs. In 2011, Thrun took his Stanford graduate level class online, and 160,000 stude…

The Future of Higher Education
July 27, 2012

This Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project report surveyed over 1000 internet users and experts on how they saw higher education in the year 2020. Many respondents agreed t…

I'm Not Your Friend: Social Networking in University Classes
July 18, 2012

Nicol Howard is Adjunct Faculty and a PhD Candidate at Chapman University. Key Takeaways What happens when an instructor implements social networking in undergradua…

Improving Retention by Identifying and Supporting "At-Risk" Students
July 18, 2012

Annika Wolff is a Research Associate and Zdenek Zdrahal is a Senior Research Fellow at the Knowledge Media Institute, The Open University. Key Takeaways Without the…

The Rise of Big Data
May 9, 2012

Louis Soares is Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress Technology will transform higher education, just as it has many other industries. This will happen as information technol…

Case Study 1: Royal Roads University: Using Synchronous Web Conferencing to Maintain Community at a Distance
May 2, 2012

A case study from Game Changers Mary Burgess Setting the Context Royal Roads University, located in Victoria, British Columbia, was established as a special-purpose institution i…

Chapter 14: University of the People
May 2, 2012

A chapter from Game Changers Shai Reshef This chapter is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License Introduction Let us think of educati…


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