This is a version of my recent IMS talk on why the educational software interoperability challenges of the next decade will be different from the ones of the past.
The company is modeling the kind of behavior that we need from commercial vendors to support academia’s transition to a culture of evidence-based educational practices.
The AdmitHub/GSU webinar on summer melt is now available to view as a video. Get it while it’s hot!
You really want to come to this webinar. Truly!
Higher ed administrators are likely familiar with “summer melt” – the phenomenon in which students are admitted to college, accept, but never show up on campus. It most often impacts first-generation college students who run into challenges during the enrollment process—often bureaucratic ones, like getting a health form or a parental signature—and don’t have the support they need to overcome the hurdle.
OpenEd as we know it is dead. Long live open education.
In a recent post, I wrote about my experience on the EDUCAUSE exhibition hall looking for vendors with proof that their products actually help students and how this is an example of the more general problem: Right now, higher education has very poor signals to quickly distinguish between those vendors who can prove that their […]