- @markgr Many faculty are already free agenda: adjuncts. Like rōnin, according to two #NITLE colleagues: insidehighered.com/views/2012/02/… 16 minutes ago
- @mcbrarian implies academics should see open culture as the long-term winner. #sunycit2013 19 minutes ago
- Perhaps we should think about "Reframing Information Literacy as a Metaliteracy" , muses @mcbrarian crl.acrl.org/content/72/1/6… 23 minutes ago
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Author Archives: Bryan Alexander
Has American higher education reached a decision point in its history, with a major transformation on the way? I raised the possibility earlier this month in response to a study about private college enrollment and financial aid. I return to the … Continue reading
This summer I’m offering another instance of my NITLE Shared Practice Leadership Program on MOOCs, Online Learning, and Campus Strategy. It’s an online program for a small group (fewer than twelve) of people working in higher education. The topic is how … Continue reading
The future of American jobs, continued: following up on my discussion last week about the United States BLS jobs of the future report, Ron Griggs points out a related chart from the same federal agency. “Most new jobs” displays the “20 occupations with … Continue reading
A new online learning initiative made waves this morning, as Georgia Tech partnered up with Udacity and AT&T to launch a MOOC-based master’s program. Please read that link or the Chronicle’s story for background. I’d like to offer a few … Continue reading
What are the rising jobs of the future? According to a report from the United States government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), they tend to involve physical labor or medical service, little education, and relatively low pay. Here are what … Continue reading
American private colleges and universities received some major financial news this week, which raises the possibility that higher education prices are at a decisive point. A report from National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO; paywalled) found that … Continue reading
A very engaging yet deeply frustrating book, Andrew Delbanco’s College tries to offer a grand vision of higher education, but falls into the error of mistaking a niche for the whole. College is, mostly, a pleasure to read. Delbanco is … Continue reading
People have been using Twitter to tell stories for several years. Steven Soderbergh is the latest creator to tweet a tale, a crime novella called “Glue.” You can follow “Glue” through Soderbergh’s Twitter feed, or read this Storify of its first chapter. [View … Continue reading
Thank you to EdTech, which just named this site as one of the year’s 50 Must-Read Higher Education Technology Blogs. It’s excellent to be in such fine company, especially since this blog is so young.
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