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EDUCAUSE Review: Print Edition, Volume 48, Number 5, September/October 2013
This is the entire issue of the EDUCAUSE Review: Print Edition, Volume 48, Number 5, September/October 2013
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"No More Excuses": Michael M. Crow on Analytics
In a recent interview, Arizona State University President Michael M. Crow discusses how his institution is using analytics to increase graduate numbers, graduation rates, and freshman-retention rates while also expanding ethnic and economic diversity.
A New Architecture for Learning
If we are to support students and faculty as connected learners and instructors, we must rethink our approach to academic technology architecture. At the foundation and core of that architecture is information technology, in its role as the strategic enabler of connected learning.
A Portfolio for Strengthening IT Leadership Skills
Higher education IT leaders need a plan to strengthen their leadership skills. Established IT leaders must keep up with evolving technologies, new leadership methodologies, and the future of higher education in general. Prospective and new IT leaders must continually increase their competence and build their confidence in their ability to lead. EDUCAUSE has long provided a portfolio of opportunities not only for existing CIOs but also for those who aspire to CIO and other senior IT leadership positions.1
A Post-LMS World
"A post-LMS world does not suggest that the LMS is obsolete but, rather, that the practice of evaluating learning outcomes through a traditional LMS as the sole means for knowledge acquisition is obsolete. The original design of the LMS was transactional and largely administrative in nature, hence the “M” in “LMS.” The function of the traditional LMS is to simplify how learning is scheduled, deployed, and tracked as a means to organize curricula and manage learning materials."
Amassing Student Data and Dissipating Privacy Rights
Changes to student privacy regulations and government programs such as the Education Data Initiative underscore the need for meaningful oversight for the protection of student data.
An Open Letter to Students: You're the Game Changer in Next-Generation Learning
The author calls on students to step up to their responsibilities, claim their core rights, and push for more learning-centered, data-rich, and high-value educational pathways.
Analytics, University 3.0, and the Future of Information Technology
"Very recently a switch was toggled in the collective mind: 'information overload' migrated from a problem to be dealt with
to an opportunity to be exploited."