Trends in Higher Education

By Jan Svärdhagen | This magazine covers trends in higher education with a specifik focus on digital learning in higher education. Tech could be great used the right way...but it´s not always this is the situation ;-)

10 Virtual Tools for the Math Classroom

« What Will Ed Tech Look Like in 100 Years? | Main<p>| No comments<p>It is no secret that many students are not passionate about math. Students feel …

Calls for 'airport-style' searches of students before exams following Telegraph investigation

Students should be subject to "intrusive" airport-style searches before sitting exams, MPs and university bosses have said, amid fears a growing number are using tiny in-ear devices to cheat the system.<p>It comes after official data revealed for the first time that "cheat tech" is on the rise, as …

Education

Medical Students Practice Critical Skills on Digital Cadavers

As a growing number of medical schools bring virtual reality into the classroom, students are finding it an <b>effective way to learn complex subject</b> …

Faculty Perceptions about Teaching Online: Exploring the Literature Using the Technology Acceptance Model as an Organizing Framework | Wingo | Online Learning

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Education

NMC Report Identifies Analytics, Collaboration as Key Higher Ed Tech Trends

Many of the innovations in higher education are fueled by technology. Each year, the New Media Consortium (NMC) partners with the EDUCAUSE Learning …

Learning

Why use social media to support learning?

<i>The Learning Systems Team of the Open University, the UK’s largest university and a distance learning specialist, talk about why they support the use</i> …

iPads Did Not Revolutionize Campus Teaching (But a Few Colleges Give Every Student One)

When Apple released its first iPad seven years ago, the company thought one area it would revolutionize was education. But today the device’s …

Higher Education

AI Market to Grow 47.5% Over Next Four Years

Report<p>The artificial intelligence (AI) market in the United States education sector is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 47.5 …

Artificial Intelligence

Canadian Researchers Design Bendable Sensors for Next-Gen Touchscreen Devices, Wearables and More

Research<p>Images Courtesy of the University of British Columbia.<p>Imagine folding up a tablet and putting it in your pocket or purse after using it. This …

Wearable Tech

How Digital Literacy Impacts Today’s Classroom

By: Na’ama Y. Rosenberg. Teaching students digital literacy provides the framework they need for appropriately interpreting and interacting online. …

Education Technology

11 Digital Literacy Myths, Debunked

5 Big Trends (and 3 Little Ones) in Higher Ed AV

AV Trends<p>Audiovisual offerings seem to change with the seasons. But keeping these trends in mind can help define the products and features that will …

Education

Internet of Things Promises Smart Future for Campus Infrastructure

Traditional approaches to academia — studying the classics, dedicating years to esoteric research — have given higher education a reputation in some …

Internet of Things

Interactive Campus Maps Help Students Navigate Universities

In years past, a college student might see a campus map as a throwaway part of a welcome packet. Now, thanks to technology, <b>campus maps could be</b> …

Higher Education

Technology allows teaching in two places at once

Although half the students in Sara Campbell’s 200-person lecture at Rutgers University sit in a room several miles from where she's teaching, she …

Education

The new ‘2 classrooms, 1 professor’ initiative at Rutgers sucks

When I signed up to be in one of these classes under the Immersive Synchronous Lecture Initiative, I really didn’t think I would mind it. The …

Education

Technology and the Future of Online Learning

Online Learning<p>As online learning continues to evolve, technologies like gamification and simulation are poised to advance student engagement and …

Instructional Design

When (Virtual) Reality Meets the Classroom

Learning Spaces<p>Spurred by a new era of affordable, mainstream virtual reality tools, Indiana University is incorporating VR into high-tech classrooms …

Virtual Reality

Telepresence Robots Give Distance Students Their Own Seat at the Table

Distance learning, or distance education, where students take online courses or attend classes virtually, is on the rise. More than one in four …

Robots

Could AI Replace Student Testing? - Motherboard

To call standardized testing a contentious issue would be an understatement. It's more like political trench warfare, in which one group of parents laments the organic student-centered approaches of yore while another freaks out about math problems they think are too politically correct. Critics …

Education

Norway lagging ‘far behind’ on internationalisation

The head of Norway’s biggest business university has decried the lack of government focus on attracting international students, warning that the …

Education

Moderna myter om lärande och utbildning. En bok som alla skolor borde köpa in åt sin personal

Skolan är sällan konservativ eller bakåtsträvande. Snarare tvärtom, är det någon organisation som tar till sig nya trender och arbetsmetoder så är …

Key Issues in Teaching and Learning

2017 Key Issues in Teaching and Learning is coming February 2017!<p>We'll debut the 2017 Key Issues in Teaching and Learning at the ELI Annual Meeting, …

Learning

College Leaders Show Growing Interest In Teaching Information Literacy

Interest in teaching digital and information literacy at colleges seems to have spiked since the political rise of Donald Trump, according to a new …

Education

Study challenges cost and price myths of online education

The myth that online education courses cost less to produce and therefore save students money on tuition doesn’t hold up to scrutiny, a survey of …

Instructional Design

Personalized Learning: What educators need to know

Check out our five must-read stories on one of education's hottest trends.

Learning

How AI will transform education in 2017

Education has mostly followed the same structure for centuries — e.g., the “sage on a stage” and “assembly line” models. As AI continues to disrupt industries like consumer electronics, ecommerce, media, transportation, and healthcare, is education the next big opportunity?<p>Given that education is …

Harvard and MIT release new trends report on open online courses

A joint research team from Harvard University and MIT today announced the release of a comprehensive report on learner engagement and behavior in 290 …

MOOCs

From Data to Dashboard: Visibility Leads to Better Insights

A recent survey from the operational intelligence software manufacturer Splunk questioned 600 IT decision makers in the public sector, including 234 …

Big Data