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Mojo Week 5 | Change-Disruption | Learning from Information Technology

According to Michael Hites and Kelly J. Block, of the University of Illinois, information technology is a "...Field That Changes Rapidly and Disrupts Everything." This week in the Mojo we look at the challenges of planning for information technology and how these integrated processes facilitate different types of higher education planning.

Due to the nature of technological development, IT strategic plans require more…

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Added by Alexandria Stankovich on February 8, 2013 at 12:00am — No Comments

The Urgency Gap

We are one month into SCUP's Change & Disruption MOOC. The ongoing discussion continues, sharing content from within and without the Planning for Higher Ed Mojo.

Last weekend, in "…

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Added by Terry Calhoun on February 3, 2013 at 11:00am — 5 Comments

Who Needs College? Young Entrepreneuer Bets On Bright Idea For Solar Energy

Another story about a bright young person dropping out (this time, Princeton) to start an innovative business. It's part of that growing meme about "You don't…

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Added by Terry Calhoun on December 14, 2012 at 11:59am — No Comments

The Best of 2012 Campus Sustainability Case Studies are online now at the Campus Ecology Project

The Campus Ecology Project has, for years now, been compiling this top level resource about sustainability on college and university campuses. The 120 or so from this current year have just been added.…

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Added by Terry Calhoun on December 14, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Ginger[bread]town University Constructed in DC This Month

This is such a fun idea. It's an annual event created by David M. Schwarz Architects. Professionals contribute and compete from many states. This year the DC one had a campus theme. In the slide show at WJLA.com, you will find quite a few university buildings:

  • a three-story belltower
  • a hospital
  • the Smarties Honor…
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Added by Terry Calhoun on December 14, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Learning Briefs from CAHEP (higher ed programs council) are based on news items at Inside Higher Ed

As the catalogue of briefs grows, this could become a valuable resource. You can find the entire list here.

The Council for the Advancement of Higher Education Programs (CAHEP) of ASHE has partnered with Inside…

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Added by Terry Calhoun on December 14, 2012 at 8:16am — No Comments

Building Virtual Bridges: Collaborations in an Era of MOOCs and Mashups

Ray Schroeder opened SCUP's North Central Region's 2012 conference two months ago with a keynote by this title.  Schroeder did not provide a set of his slides for the conference proceedings, however, because he wants his content as widely distributed as…

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Added by Terry Calhoun on December 13, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

The Greatest Course [She'll] Ever Teach: Administrator as Teacher

The Greatest Course [She'll] Ever Teach

Elizabeth H. Simmons, dean of Lyman Briggs College, a residential undergraduate science college at Michigan State University, reflects on her 9 years as an academic leader (administrator), and shares how she views all of what she does as…

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Added by Terry Calhoun on December 2, 2012 at 4:01pm — 1 Comment

'I Am Not a Machine': An Education Dean Reflects on MOOCs

'I Am Not a Machine': An Education Dean Reflects on MOOCs

Dan W. Butin is an associate professor and founding dean of the school of education at Merrimack College. He begins, "[S]ometimes, late at night when I cannot sleep, I wonder if I am doing [my students] a disservice. Maybe, just maybe, if I were a machine,…

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Added by Terry Calhoun on December 2, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Libraries—Less Clutter, More Useful? | The User Experience

Libraries—Less Clutter, More Useful? | The User Experience

One person's distracting "clutter" can be another's "creative clutter." Here's a Library Journal perspective from Aaron Schmidt, who clearly doesn't find clutter to be either attractive or useful.

What do…

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Added by Terry Calhoun on December 2, 2012 at 3:59pm — No Comments

An 'Free' Education Innovator Sees a Future for the Physical Campus

A 'Free' Education Innovator Sees a Future for the Physical Campus

"Salman Khan’s dream college looks very different from the typical four-year institution”—Although you might think that this disruptor of higher education—like many others—would want to abandon the physical campus. Not so! The founder of…

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Added by Terry Calhoun on December 2, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

MOOC9 | Planning Stories | Mojo Voyage to Polisma—The Island of Buildings

We hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving.

We have five useful planning stories and a book review for you this week.Don't let that scare you off, you don't have to read any of them, this is a MOOC, after all—but we'd like you to read at least one and share your thoughts, please.…

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Added by Terry Calhoun on November 25, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Q: What's the second oldest still transmitted Internet publication, on any topic, in any industry?

Two email newsletters that began as Bitnet newsletters in the fall of 1987 are known to still be transmitting. They are the Electronic Air and SCUP Email News (formerly SCUP Bitnet News).

-Wikipedia

A: You're reading it now!…

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Added by Terry Calhoun on November 21, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Learning Infrastructure Planning (LIP)—a useful term or label?

I just finished reading a University Business article about why "flipped classrooms" work by Elizabeth Millard, and it brought those thoughts back. I recommend it.

 “The difference between my classroom before flipping…

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Added by Terry Calhoun on November 21, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

The Four Year Career | by Anya Kamenetz

In the future, says Gorbis, "everything that can be routinized, codified, and dissected will eventually be…

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Added by Terry Calhoun on November 14, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Good News for California Publics—Proposition 30 Passed

Planners in California are surfing a new wave of state funding, after Proposition 30 passed on November 6. What will it mean?

In The…

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Added by Planning for Higher Education on November 9, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

In NYC, SUNY Promotes 'Systemness' | 2012 Critical Issues in Higher Education Conference

The State University of New York (SUNY, 64 campuses) recently held a conference themed "Harnessing Systemness: Delivering Performance." It had an amazing agenda, with speakers worth listening to. They shared many different opinions about systems: Their value, their cost,…

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Added by Planning for Higher Education on November 9, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Is diversity in your institution's DNA?

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Added by Planning for Higher Education on November 8, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Building the E-University: Transforming Athabasca University

An interesting story from Athabasca University about its two-year transformation into a virtual university. Three leaders of the campus team share the story, lessons learned, and even a couple of "unexpected…

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Added by Planning for Higher Education on November 8, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Adventures in Mobility at the University of Mississippi

Kathy Gates is the CIO at the University of Mississippi. Writing in EDUCAUSE Review, she details the route by which the university reached the launch of its Official Ole Miss App, and outlines the considerations and planning along the way. The case study is technically quite specific, but the broader considerations and lessons learned…

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Added by Planning for Higher Education on November 8, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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