Archive for July, 2013

Managing the Technology Takeover

FROM IPADS AND TABLETS TO MOBILE DEVICES, TECHNOLOGY IS ON PACE TO TRANSFORM THE CLASSROOM. ARE YOU READY?

By Anita Merina

In Guilford County, N.C., each of the district’s 17,000 middle school students will soon receive an iPad. And the county isn’t alone—more than 600 U.S. school districts have plans to provide a tablet device to each student.

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4 reasons why universities will go extinct

It’s no big secret that higher education is in crisis.

According to a study sponsored by Time Magazine and the Carnegie Corporation of New York, 96% of senior university administrators said higher education is in crisis and almost 4 in 10 said the crisis is “severe.” So severe, in fact, that some experts are predicting the brick-and-mortar university model will soon go extinct. 

But what are the underlying causes? And, perhaps more importantly, what can universities do? 

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