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  • The Origins of Innovation in the Edtech Ecosystem

    The learning management system as we have known it is fading in its importance. Supplanting it are hundreds of tools and innovations, created by a plethora of vendors, institutions, students, and instructors in a frothy, bubbling world known as the edtech ecosystem.

  • Today's Comprehensive Record: An Evolutionary Case Study

    • by Rodney Parks and Jesse Parrish
    • July 3, 2017
    • Case Studies
    • Editors' Pick

    Registrars possess a unique perspective of the intersection between curricular and co-curricular learning. They are well-positioned to help expedite the implementation of new credentials, their complementary technologies, and data mining techniques. Elon University's Visual EXP provides an example.

  • Globalization, Open Access, and the Democratization of Knowledge

    • by Harrison W. Inefuku
    • July 3, 2017
    • E-Content
    • In Print
    • Editors' Pick

    Efforts to fully globalize and democratize information demand intentional efforts to involve and center perspectives that traditional forms of communication have marginalized. Information professionals and the systems they create must proactively attend to developing equitable and inclusive information systems.

  • Pedagogy and the Logic of Platforms

    • by Chris Gilliard
    • July 3, 2017
    • New Horizons
    • In Print
    • Editors' Pick

    If higher education is to "save the web," we need to let students envision that something else is possible, and we need to enact those practices in classrooms. We must envision, with students, new ways to exist online.

  • Transforming Higher Education: The Guided Pathways Approach

    • by Rachel Mullins Veney and Lara H. Sugimoto
    • June 19, 2017
    • Editors' Pick

    Community colleges must move from a model that promotes access to enrollment to one that supports access to completion. Leveraging technological resources can be a key to instituting transformative change. STAR was the Guided Pathways technology needed to provide a deep transformational shift across the University of Hawai‘i system, community colleges included.

  • Integrating Data and Systems to Support Next-Generation Enterprise IT

    • by Mark Berman, Param Bedi, Kevin Willey, Michael Mathews, and Kathaleen Reid-Martinez
    • June 19, 2017
    • Editors' Pick

    This set of case studies describes efforts by three institutions as they adopt next-generation enterprise IT principles by integrating data and systems in support of institutional mission and goals.

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