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Maas, Bruce; Paige, Brian; Ridley, Michael; Rowe, Theresa; Wandschneider, Bo; Woo, Melissa – EDUCAUSE Review, 2012
The role of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) in higher education is continuously changing, and the career path to becoming a CIO is not always well defined. As campuses consider succession planning, and as CIOs and those who hope to become CIOs think about filling the IT leadership "pipeline," the transformation both of information…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Leadership, Labor Supply, Higher Education
Hartley, James – Psychology Teaching Review, 2012
This article presents the author's response to peer commentary on his article entitled "Reflections on 50 years of teaching psychology." The author is pleased that most of them share some of his concerns about the lack of progress in the teaching of psychology over the last 50 years, and he welcomes the fact that they then go on to raise…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Psychology, Reflective Teaching, Teaching Methods
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McDevitt, Michael; Sindorf, Shannon – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2012
The authors argue that journalism's uncertain identity in academia has made it vulnerable to unreflective instrumentalism in the digital era. They show how instrumentalism intertwined with the digital sublime constitutes a rhetorically resonate rationale for closing a journalism school. Evidence comes from documents and testimony associated with…
Descriptors: Journalism Education, Advisory Committees, Journalism, Information Technology
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McRobbie, Michael A. – EDUCAUSE Review, 2012
As a university president who was also the institution's vice president for information technology and CIO for ten years, the author is often asked: "What do you now think about technology? From your point of view as a president, what are the major issues in information technology today? What has changed in your thinking?" So in his…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Information Technology, Institutional Mission, Educational Finance
McHaney, Roger – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2011
Two seismic forces beyond our control--the advent of Web 2.0 and the inexorable influx of tech-savvy Millennials on campus--are shaping what Roger McHaney calls "The New Digital Shoreline" of higher education. Failure to chart its contours, and adapt, poses a major threat to higher education as we know it. These forces demand that we as educators…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Higher Education, Indigenous Populations, Teaching Methods
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Wildavsky, Ben – Continuing Higher Education Review, 2011
Because the globalization of traditional research universities has so far been largely an elite phenomenon, for-profit higher education has become the kind of high-growth worldwide industry that would attract entrepreneurs. The for-profit sector, by contrast, has targeted a vast and vastly different student market: non-elite learners, often poorly…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Research Universities, Global Approach, Entrepreneurship
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Parry, David – EDUCAUSE Review, 2011
While recognizing that digital access is not evenly distributed in the United States, which is to say nothing of the global distribution, one can safely say that this transformation is already here; people are already at the moment in which the ability to use social media, and particularly social media as amplified through the power of the mobile…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Multiple Literacies, Access to Information, Spatial Ability
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Burnett, Cathy – Language and Education, 2011
This paper highlights the significance of teacher identity to debates about the disconnect between digital literacies within and beyond school by exploring pre-service teachers' perspectives on digital literacy practices in their personal and professional lives. It uses aspects of Giddens' work on self-identity to frame an analysis that suggests…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Information Literacy, Self Concept, Preservice Teachers
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Kasworm, Carol – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2011
Current understandings of a knowledge economy have been emerging from two defining forces: the rise in quality and intensity of knowledge as a key commodity for economic development and the increasing globalization through information technology of both knowledge exchange and economic activities. The future of adult higher education is focused on…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Higher Education, Global Approach, Lifelong Learning
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EDUCAUSE Review, 2011
As Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer at Duke University since 2002, Tracy Futhey has presided over programs such as the pioneering Duke Digital Initiative and its inventive use, beginning in 2004, with the distribution of iPods and iTunesU in higher education. Before Duke, Futhey spent seventeen years at…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Universities, Handheld Devices, Higher Education
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Shah, Mahsood; Nair, Chenicheri Sid – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2011
The renewal of quality assurance in Australian higher education comes at a time when the higher education sectors in Australia and around the world are experiencing a number of key challenges. These include: ongoing decline in public funding of universities; the massification of higher education and demand for it during global recession;…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Surveys, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries
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Turkle, Sherry – Continuing Higher Education Review, 2011
The author has been a witness to the birth of the personal computer culture, with its intense one-on-one relationships with machines, and then to the development of the networked culture, with people using the computer to communicate with each other. In her most recent work on the revolutions in social networking and sociable robotics, she sees a…
Descriptors: Intimacy, Computer Networks, Social Networks, Computers
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Katz, Richard N. – EDUCAUSE Review, 2010
Information technologies have empowered the individual and are unleashing a torrent of change, one that will reshape nearly all of institutions. To secure the place of the traditional scholarly enterprise, the author argues that leaders must rethink a number of the fundamentals behind the higher education institution. He discusses the impact of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Information Technology, Science and Society, Context Effect
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Lamb, Brian; Groom, Jim – EDUCAUSE Review, 2010
Has the wave of the open web crested? What does "open educational technology" look like, and does it stand for anything? In this article, the authors discuss the rise of open educational technology. The present range of Web 2.0 service providers offers a self-evident strategic technology framework. Without much effort, online teachers and learners…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Course Content, Open Source Technology, Educational Technology
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Doughty, Howard A. – College Quarterly, 2010
Education is many things, but it is primarily the mode of production and reproduction of socially sanctioned knowledge, including the technical skills and sustaining ideology needed to maintain cultural continuity while adapting to social change. To teach creatively and to explore and shape knowledge amidst vast technological changes is the test…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Social Change, Information Technology, Liberal Arts
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