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"Someone is going to write the software that eats higher education"
September 5, 2012

Kevin Carey, director of the New America Foundation’s education policy program and previously policy director at Education Sector, has actively engaged in the debates around the potential of te…

A ‘Disruptive’ Look at Competency-Based Education: How the Innovative Use of Technology Will Transform the College Experience
June 7, 2012

This issues brief from Center for American Progress, provides a short primer on competency-based education in postsecondary education. The author then discusses the four elements of disruptive in…

On the Horizon: The Power and Potential of Analytics
July 23, 2012

 “We are at the dawn of an era in which educators have the potential to harness technology to produce a dramatic change in student achievement.  Although visionaries have been promising for y…

Leadership in a Disrupted Industry
November 6, 2013 | A session at the ELI Online Fall Focus Session 2013

NOTE: The times listed are in EASTERN TIME. Higher education produces leaders who understand sustaining innovation. They have grown up inside a traditional structure, with fairly transferrable…

Rethinking Higher Education Business Models
March 28, 2012

Information technology has long been seen as a major key to meeting this challenge, but the results thus far have been disappointing. In this brief, the authors argue that the fault is not with …

Disrupting Ourselves: The Problem of Learning in Higher Education
March 21, 2012

Randy Bass ( bassr@georgetown.edu ) is Associate Provost and Executive Director of the Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship at Georgetown University. Comments on this artic…

New Business Models: $199/month tuition
March 29, 2012

Speaking of the potential for technology to facilitate disruptive change in higher education , the Chronicle of Higher Education reports that a new, for-profit online university, New …

Rethinking Higher Education Business Models
March 29, 2012

Stemming from a January convening of CIOs, other higher education thought leaders, and business process experts co-hosted by the Center for American Progress (CAP) and EDUCAUSE, the organiza…

Creative Disruption and IT Leadership - Sponsored by AVAST Software
October 17, 2013 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2013

All institutions strive to create vibrant learning environments for students, but often the pace of change is slow. Higher education is experiencing turbulence caused by changing demographics, st…

Navigating the Next IT Revolution
September 19, 2011

It has become commonplace to open discussions of technology with a nod to the ubiquity of change. Storage, network bandwidth, and computing power double every 18 months. Today's smartphones…