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The Educause 2018 Top 10 IT Issues for Student Success

Educause conducts an annual survey of its constituents prioritizing the top 10 information technology (IT) issues for the year. These issues are reported during a conference session that includes a panel of higher education executives who respond to these issues and priorities. (Pictures provided here were taken during the presentation at Educause during the Top Ten Issues sessions at their conference, held November 2, 2017 in Philadelphia.)

These issues were then categorized into four themes: students, data, planning and funding, and security, which were presented for group discussion.

 

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Technology and Higher Ed: Learnings and Takeaways from Educause 2017 and EdSurge Live (Part 2)

At a recent Educause 2017 conference, I had the opportunity to listen to theoretical futurist, physicist and author Dr. Michio Kaku and also listened to an EdSurge conference on artificial intelligence. But what do all of these technological changes mean for us in higher education? In this post on the future of higher education, I will address the potential implications in three areas: program currency and relevance; preparing students for the future; and the changing role of faculty.

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Technology and Higher Ed: Learnings and Takeaways from Educause 2017 and EdSurge Live

As I discussed previously, the recent Presidents' Forum in part, and Educause 2017 in large part, focused on the topic of emerging and rapidly evolving learning technology. This week, I use an experiential learning framework approach to report my learnings and related reflections, i.e., what does this mean for higher education today and in the future? What do we do? What actions or follow-up are needed to advance these ideas?

Educause provided a wealth of informative and engaging ideas on multiple topics and areas. While attending Educause, I also had the opportunity to listen in on an EdSurge conference on artificial intelligence, hosted by EdSurge Editor Jeffrey Young and featuring Dr. Candace Thille from the Stanford Graduate School of Education and ‎Civitas Learning Co-Founder & Chief Learning Officer Dr. Mark Milliron. Noteworthy takeaways from each program included the following.

 

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