• From Innovation to Transformation: Reshaping the Campus Landscape by Having the Right People on the Bus

    Author: Julie Johnston Thinking about launching a large-scale initiative – one that involves systematic change with real impact and large-scale transformation of pedagogy? Make sure you have the right people on board to inspire new possibilities. As the Director of Learning Spaces for...

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  • The Future of Digital Credentials: Portability, Depth, Focus.

    By Phillip D. Long An old designer’s adage says that you can build something that is "good, fast, or cheap, pick two.”  So it seems is the situation we face confronting the development of digital credentials. The entire domain is characterized by some pretty blurry...

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  • Does a Degree Ever Expire? Examining the Extended Transcript

    Can a student’s learning experience be accurately summarized in a list of courses and grades? A number of higher ed leaders agree that it cannot—and that transcripts should evolve to encompass a variety of activities, accomplishments and experiences beyond those that occur within the...

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  • A Recipe for Integrating Student Success Initiatives

    Authors: Christine Lemerande, iPASS project manager, & Heidi Thomas, AACC Pathways project manager Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) Project Integration Summit Prep Time: 3 months
 Presentation Time:  180 minutes
 Yield: Awareness, Shared vision, Collaborative...

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  • Degree-Planning Tools Chart Individual Paths for Student Success

    I remember staring at a list of courses en route to my bachelor’s degree: prerequisites, required courses, electives, and general education credits. It was a Rubik’s cube of many possible combinations that would get me to one place. Or so I thought. In reality, the path I chose was...

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  • Personalized Learning: Using Technology to Improve the Student Experience

    Author: Rosalind Ong de Trevino, Project Coordinator, University of Texas at San Antonio Personalization is a powerful tool; when applied to education, it can improve student success. Students entering higher education bring their own stories and approaches to learning based on their diverse...

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  • Personalizing Higher Ed: A Bold Experiment at ASU

    First-movers and early adopters throughout industry know that innovation rarely—if ever—happens in silos. Within the higher education landscape, Arizona State University (ASU) is no exception to this rule. With a number of first-of-their-kind programs and projects, ASU has made a name...

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  • The ASU/GSV 2016 Conference: Insights from an Eye-Opening Experience

     If there’s one place to find the world’s movers and shakers at the intersection of education and business—specifically, the edtech business—it’s the annual ASU/GSV conference.   Energy and excitement regularly permeate the hallways, sessions and after-...

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  • At-Risk Students: How the Evolution of Data Science is Creating Big (Human) Impact

    As we usher in 2016, big data and greater connectivity continue to offer a tremendous amount of promise across many fields. In education, they can mean the difference between students succeeding or struggling to keep pace in college—or worse, dropping out altogether.   Today, we...

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  • NGLC @E15: Next Gen K-12 Models & Student Success in Higher Ed

    The 2015 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference is nearly upon us! If you’re heading to Indy next week, perhaps you’ve sorted out your schedule. Whether you’ve selected your top picks or have yet to compile a list, here is an NGLC-infused itinerary sure to satisfy your interests in next...

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