By Jr Henry C Lucas,Henry C Lucas Jr
Universities for years were the intense spot in our instructional process. at the present time, those associations are below siege from a number of constituencies together with scholars, mom and dad, legislators, executive officers and their very own schools. schooling has traditionally been a manner for college students to enhance their lives and fortunes. despite the fact that, the emerging expenses of school are a barrier to entry for plenty of scholars, lowering their possibilities for upward mobility.
Is know-how the answer, or is it simply one other high priced challenge for universities? the aim of this e-book is to discover how new know-how has the capability to remodel larger schooling. in spite of the fact that, this comparable expertise additionally has the capability to disrupt universities. a lot is determined by how directors, college and scholars observe technologically greater learning.
Technology and the Disruption of upper Education offers information on MOOCs, combined, flipped and on-line sessions and their position in reworking larger schooling in response to the author's reports instructing all of those varieties of classes. those technology-enabled methods to instructing and studying provide large possibilities to colleges, yet additionally they threaten the conventional college. The ebook identifies a few of these threats and possibilities and provides prompt innovations to exploit the technology.
Is this know-how sufficient to avoid wasting the collage process? whereas new methods of training and studying are intriguing, they're in basic terms a part of the puzzle. Radical switch past what occurs within the school room is required if our greater schooling approach is to proceed to flourish and a few of those principles are mentioned within the final bankruptcy of the ebook. The publication is a choice to motion for educators to gain that the expertise is either transformational and disruptive, and that a few universities are going to fail within the subsequent 15 years.
- On the character of the University:
- What Is a faculty schooling All About?
- Why a Revolution?
- Technology-Enhanced Learning:
- Changing the way in which We Teach
- Blending and Flipping
- A top quality on-line MBA Program
- The MOOC Movement
- Disrupting and reworking the University:
- Deploying the Technology
- Opportunities and Threats
- Cost and Quality
- A imaginative and prescient for the Future
- The artwork of Survival
- Changing the System
Readership: scholars, educating pros and policymakers who're prepared to appreciate the influence of know-how on better education.
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