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EDUCAUSE Review Vol. 40, No. 2 (2005)
When it comes to teaching, learning, technology, and students, it is very easy to ask the wrong question. Because students in the current generation seem to be technologically savvy, we often want to know how they use technology. So as part of the...
EDUCAUSE Review Vol. 40, No. 5 (2005) pp. 66–75
Information technology has had a striking impact on learners and learning. The world of learning technology today is radically different from that of just a decade ago, and the world of learning technology a decade from now will be radically...
EDUCAUSE Review Vol. 42, No. 6 (2007) pp. 128–130
In June 2007, a trip to China was undertaken by a joint delegation consisting of three subgroups: individuals from North Carolina State University (NCSU), from the Research Triangle Park and Wake County in North Carolina, and from EDUCAUSE. Each...
Educause Quarterly Vol. 30, No. 3 (2007) pp. 11–13
Students need to know how to find and use information, yet only 31 percent of information searches succeed. Google and Wikipedia are not the only providers of answers, although they are often students' first stops for information. Everyone knows how ...
EDUCAUSE Review Vol. 45, No. 1 (2010) pp. 42–44
The purpose of higher education is to equip students for success in life--in their workplaces, in their communities, and in their personal lives. Yet though this purpose has remained constant for centuries, colleges and universities themselves are...
Educational Record Vol. 78, No. 1 (1997) pp. 30–37
Colleges and universities can capitalize on advancing information technology to provide new options and opportunities for students and bring profit to the institution. Commercial opportunities include: educational production, certification, and...
EDUCAUSE Review Vol. 41, No. 4 (2006)
Shimizu Yasutaka is President of the National Institute of Multimedia Education (NIME) and Professor Emeritus at the Tokyo Institute of Technology. After meeting with Shimizu in December 2005 in Washington, D.C., and in January 2006 in Tokyo, Japan, ...
EDUCAUSE Review Vol. 48, No. 1 (2013) pp. 48–49
In this third and concluding discussion on analytics, the author notes that we live in an information culture. We are accustomed to having information instantly available and accessible, along with feedback and recommendations. We want to know what...
EDUCAUSE Review Vol. 40, No. 6 (2005) pp. 12–13
Higher education has a long history of self-reliance; institutions provide all the services they need internally, even if they are located in close proximity to other institutions. According to Frank Rhodes, president emeritus of Cornell University, ...
EDUCAUSE Review Vol. 40, No. 1 (2005) pp. 12–13
Have you ever heard, "If we could just find a good CIO, these problems would go away"? Certainly, having a strong and wise leader at the top of the IT organization is important; however, having such a person is not sufficient to effectively...
EDUCAUSE Review Vol. 40, No. 5 (2005) pp. 12–13
In this article, the authors discuss the reality of today's current students and their expectations of the institutions they attend. Specifically, they describe the current generation, the Net Generation, of traditional-age college students who have ...
EDUCAUSE Review Vol. 41, No. 3 (2006) pp. 14–15
Seeing an institution's name in the headlines for a security breach may be among a CIO's-- and a president's--worst nightmares. Whether the breached data involves social security numbers, credit card accounts, clinical records, or research, this is ...
Educause Quarterly Vol. 30, No. 3 (2007) pp. 15–22
The EDUCAUSE Advisory Committee for Teaching and Learning (ACTL) has identified the key technology-related teaching and learning issues in higher education for 2007. The 10 important teaching and learning issues are: (1) Establishing and...
The Myth about Online Course Development: "A Faculty Member Can Individually Develop and Deliver an Effective Online Course"
EDUCAUSE Review Vol. 41, No. 1 (2006) pp. 14–15
In the early days of online courses, a widespread production model was to provide faculty members with release time and/or stipends in return for developing and delivering their own courses. These early online courses were developed by a cadre of...
EDUCAUSE Review Vol. 40, No. 2 (2005) pp. 12–13
Claims that investing in information technology will save money for a college or university have rarely proven true. In fact, realizing the promised dollar savings is so rare in higher education that the credibility of many IT professionals has been ...
EDUCAUSE Review Vol. 42, No. 4 (2007) pp. 40–42
In responding to internal and external pressures for accountability in higher education, especially in the areas of improved learning outcomes and student success, IT leaders may soon become critical partners with academic and student affairs. IT...
EDUCAUSE Review Vol. 43, No. 4 (2008) pp. 10–12
Cyberinfrastructure permits a new kind of scholarly inquiry and education, empowering communities to innovate and to revolutionize what they do, how they do it, and who participates. (Contains 6 notes.)