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The Practical Value of a Liberal Education
May 15, 2015

Author: James J. Koelbl, D.D.S., M.S., M.J. As I read about the ongoing conversation about the value of higher education, it seems to me that some people believe prospective co…

Hidden Advantages of the Breakthrough Models Academy
May 13, 2015

Author: Dustin Hilt, Simmons College While it isn’t hard to find plenty of background ( here , here , and here , for example) on the Breakthrough Models Academy (BMA)…

Postsecondary Trending Now: Unbundling
May 12, 2015

Until the last decade or two, “going to college” was shorthand for sitting in classrooms several times a week, course by course and semester by semester, for two to four years, and ende…

New Report on Facing the Challenges of Innovation
May 11, 2015

Innovation is an oft-prescribed solution to a growing problem in academia: sustainability. It may be a simple word – innovate – but it’s not easy. EDUCAUSE and Eduventures (a marke…

Podcast: 6 Questions for Diana Oblinger
May 11, 2015

EDUCAUSE President and CEO, Diana Oblinger, talks about the future of higher education IT.   …

Research to Ensure Access and Success in Higher Education
April 13, 2015

Key Takeaways The National Research Center for Distance Education and Technological Advancements arose in response to a national push to improve student access to a quality highe…

7 Things You Should Read About Innovative Approaches to Instructional Design
March 25, 2015

Higher education is experiencing unprecedented change, and new models and tools call for innovations in instructional design and assessment. The resources included explore a wide range of con…

Don’t Be Afraid to Get It Wrong on the Way to Getting It Right
May 11, 2015

Diana G. Oblinger Thomas Edison said: “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” Those are wise words for all managers to remember. We want to avoid “failur…

Building 21: B21 Philadelphia
March 25, 2015

As a non-selective neighborhood  high school in the School District  of Philadelphia, B21’s mission is  to empower networks of learners to  connect with their passions and b…

InnovateEDU: Brooklyn Laboratory Charter School
March 25, 2015

Entrepreneurial learning is the backbone of this Brooklyn charter school network which opened in Fall 2014 to serve grades 6-12, including English language learners and students with disabili…