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Masie, Elliott – EDUCAUSE Review, 2012
Colleges and universities enroll approximately 15 million full-time students in the United States. Most of these learners will soon be joining the more than 139 million employees in the U.S. workforce, where their education will continue through corporate education, training, and development. There are many similarities between the learning and…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Higher Education, Corporate Education, Cooperation
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Kirshstein, Rita; Wellman, Jane – EDUCAUSE Review, 2012
Although U.S. higher education has faced numerous crises and dilemmas in its history, the situation in which colleges and universities find themselves at the moment is indeed different. Shrinking public subsidies coupled with historic rises in tuitions come at the same time that colleges and universities have been tasked to dramatically increase…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Cost Effectiveness, Student Financial Aid, Technology
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Hill, Phil – EDUCAUSE Review, 2012
Although there has been a long history of distance education, the creation of online education occurred just over a decade and a half ago--a relatively short time in academic terms. Early course delivery via the web had started by 1994, soon followed by a more structured approach using the new category of course management systems. Since that…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Distance Education, Internet, Online Courses
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Oblinger, Diana G. – EDUCAUSE Review, 2010
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 undergoing major changes. The campus, the library, the refereed journal article, the classroom, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Role of Education, Campuses
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Goldstein, Philip J. – EDUCAUSE Review, 2009
The phrase "worst since the Great Depression" has seemingly punctuated every economic report. The United States is experiencing the worst housing market, the worst unemployment level, and the worst drop in gross domestic product since the Great Depression. Although the steady drumbeat of bad news may have made everyone nearly numb, one…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Administration, Information Technology, Resistance to Change
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Green, Kenneth C. – EDUCAUSE Review, 2006
In this article, the author discusses the final report from the Education Secretary's Commission on the Future of Higher Education--officially released on September 19 under the title "A Test of Leadership: Charting the Future of U.S. Higher Education." The report has its fair share of advocates and antagonists. But as with the NCLB…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Access to Education, Educational Assessment, Accountability
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Hawkins, Brian L.; Oblinge, Diana G. – EDUCAUSE Review, 2006
Although computer ownership is not 100 percent, progress has been made on closing the digital divide. However, defining the digital divide according to the haves and have-nots of computer ownership is only a starting point. Beyond computer ownership, colleges and universities should explore the "second-level digital divide," which can be…
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Access to Computers, Higher Education, Internet
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Green, Kenneth C.; Smallen, David; Leach, Karen; Hawkins, Brian L. – EDUCAUSE Review, 2005
In their efforts to better understand, plan for, and make decisions about information technology on campus, higher education leaders need data. They need benchmarking and longitudinal data. They need data about IT budgets, expenditures, and investments. They need data about IT staffing. And they need data about IT programs, planning, policy, and…
Descriptors: Internet, Information Technology, Benchmarking, Longitudinal Studies
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O'Brien, Linda – EDUCAUSE Review, 2005
Whether it is "e-research" in Australia, "cyberinfrastructure" in the United States, the "grid" in Europe, or "e-science" in the United Kingdom, a transformation is clearly occurring in research practice, a transformation that will have a profound impact on the roles of information professionals within…
Descriptors: Information Scientists, Internet, Information Technology, Interdisciplinary Approach