Good analysis of higher ed trends and strategy: Jon McGee’s _Breakpoint_

Bryan Alexander

Jon McGee’s Breakpoint (2015, Johns Hopkins) offers a very solid, useful, and accessible analysis of current trends in higher education. In the book’s first half McGee does a great job of exploring transformative forces in economics, demographics, and culture.

Good analysis of higher ed trends and strategy: Jon McGee’s _Breakpoint_

Bryan Alexander

Jon McGee’s Breakpoint (2015, Johns Hopkins) offers a very solid, useful, and accessible analysis of current trends in higher education. In the book’s first half McGee does a great job of exploring transformative forces in economics, demographics, and culture.

Fostering Powerful Use of Technology Through Instructional Coaching

Digital Promise

1 McCaffrey, Lockwood, Koretz, & Hamilton, 2003; Rivkin, Hanushek, & Kain, 2000; Rowan, Correnti & Miller, 2002; Wright, Horn, & Sanders, 1997. The Effect of Teacher Coaching on Instruction and Achievement: A Meta-Analysis of the Causal Evidence.

Powerful Learning is Authentic and Challenging

Digital Promise

2003). The zone of proximal development in Vygotsky’s analysis of learning and instruction.

Why Esports in Schools is a Good Thing

ViewSonic Education

A 2003 analysis of 15 cases of school shooters found all but two suffered from social rejection. Esports are here to stay. As a spectator sport and as an industry. In colleges and in high schools. And in no small way.

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Spirals of Innovation in Schools – From Pockets of Excellence to Sustained Change from Beth Holland


Even if teachers and students have access to technology, they may lack the knowledge and experience to use it for creation, analysis, and synthesis (Reich, Willett, & Murnane, 2012). This post originally appeared on EdTechResearcher.

A New Social Science? Statistics Outgrowing Other STEM Fields

TeachThought - Learn better.

Degree categories with a minimum of 200 completions in 2013 were included in the analysis. The ASA analysis showed undergraduate statistics degrees nearly doubled (95% growth rate) during the period spanning 2010 to 2013. Statistics Outgrows All Other STEM Fields From 2010-2013.


A VR-based Approach to ADHD


have indicated, VR technology allows synchronization and control over distractors, stimuli, and variables, and can alter all of these depending upon the response features of the patient, enabling a more precise and detailed analysis. 2,2, 2003, pp.104-13.

For safer schools, we need more hugs, not more guns

The Hechinger Report

A CityLab analysis found that the United States now has nearly as many security guards as teachers, and the growth in guards has been more than double that of teachers since 2007.

Rethinking How Scholarship Works at MLA17


The scholarly works selected for self-reflexive analysis include works drawing on a range of methods and platforms, from comics and visualizations to webtexts and bots.

How to take online mentoring to the bright side

The Christensen Institute

Founded in 2003, Brightside is one of the largest online mentoring models, working with 10,000 young people across the UK every year. We can use the findings from such analysis in our training of mentors for example. I’m delighted to announce that this August I’ll be releasing a book on a new wave of disruption in education: innovations that deepen and expand students’ access to relationships.

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4 Steps for Designing an Online Assessment for Flipped Classroom

Fractus Learning

In this way students become aware that in the business world the facts or evidence can change, over time or with discovery of information, requiring a re-analysis. 2003). The role of accountant requires an ability to add new information into analysis as it becomes available.

New Orleans’ uphill battle for more black and homegrown teachers

The Hechinger Report

A Hechinger Report analysis of federal data shows that the number of education degrees handed out by New Orleans’ universities plummeted in the years after Hurricane Katrina. In 2003, New Orleans’ seven universities handed out 265 bachelor’s degrees in education, according to federal data.

U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: Historical Notes on the Federal Role

Doug Levin

Consider this post (light on analysis, heavy on the archiving of primary source material) one for the wonks, students, and historians. FY 2003 $700,500,000. On November 22, 1996, U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W.

More Green Spaces in Childhood Associated With Happier Adulthood


The researchers’ final data set comprised nearly 1 million Danes who were born between 1985 and 2003 and for whom they had longitudinal records of mental health, socioeconomic status and place of residence.

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Lenders: Segment your customers by context, not by data

The Christensen Institute

By the time he found a job in 2003, his debt had reached a level where he could “barely keep his head above water”. While this theory is highly flawed, doing the causal analysis for the masses is not easy. One of the reasons why practitioners find the Theories of Disruptive Innovation to be so effective is their causal nature.

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Colleges are using big data to track students in an effort to boost graduation rates, but it comes at a cost

The Hechinger Report

The companies claim this kind of pattern analysis can help colleges pinpoint which students are veering off course and help them when there’s still plenty of time for them to get back on track to finish college.

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Positive Behavior Supports Creating Meaningful Life Options for People with ASD

Digital Promise

In sum, a systems analysis represents a strategy for ensuring that well-conceived and well-meaning plans are embedded in a context that is likely to support and enhance intervention effectiveness. They and their families need access to all reasonable options, including those based on Applied Behavior Analysis, organizational management, community/ecological psychology, cultural psychology, biomedical science and positive psychology (Carr, 2007b). 2003).

What Does Innovation Mean in Higher Education?


Nature reported that from 2003 to 2012, ASU’s federally funded research portfolio increased by 162 percent, surpassing the growth at other research institutions. Mainardi said of their analysis in Forbes. You can’t walk around any college campus, school district or company without hearing the word “innovation.”

OPINION: Trump’s Justice Dept. “would better serve students by focusing on legitimate threats to students’ civil rights”

The Hechinger Report

Related: Analysis: Trump’s Justice Dept moves to protect whites in college admissions. In 2003, the high court upheld the affirmative action admissions policy of the University of Michigan Law School ’s Grutter v. Last week, the idea of a potential move by the U.S.

Teacher Development Research Review: Keys to Educator Success

Digital Promise

Schools that foster trust among parents, teachers, and school leaders are more likely to see academic improvement than schools that do little or fail to foster trust ( Bryk and Schneider, 2003 ). Lesson study : Lesson study is a form of Japanese professional development that engages teachers in collaborative analysis of lessons. This article originally appeared on Edutopia.

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Are science fairs unfair?

The Hechinger Report

As part of his analysis, he uncovered that while the students generally enjoyed participating in science fairs, they didn’t care for the competition. A second grader in Mississippi explains his winning science fair project to members of his class.

Live Interview Thursday, January 19th - Henry J. Eyring on The Innovative University

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Innovative University illustrates how higher education can respond to the forces of disruptive innovation, and offers a nuanced and hopeful analysis of where the traditional university and its traditions have come from and how it needs to change for the future.

Most immigrants outpace Americans when it comes to education — with one big exception

The Hechinger Report

Two economists from the University of Colorado and the University of Texas at Austin studied data from a monthly survey conducted by the Census Department and the Bureau of Labor Statistics from 2003 through 2016 and found that U.S.

A traditional model of organizational knowledge creation

Connecting 2 the World

Intragroup competency: group process: Through the negotiation of group processes and interaction between members of the group, group norms and mental models are created (Boland & Tenkas, 1995; Conceicao, Heitor, & Veloso, 2003; Jehn & Mannix, 2001; Mohammed & Dumville, 2001; Moreland & Levine, 2001) which then become the basis for evaluating the group’s competency. 2003). 2003). 2003). Organizational Science (2003) 14 (3), 283-296. 2003). 2003).

Like their students, colleges are vastly increasing the amount they borrow

The Hechinger Report

The annual cost of servicing this accumulated debt more than doubled, from $21 billion in 2003 to $48 billion in 2012, the most recent period for which it has been calculated by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley.

The Greatest EdTech Generation Ever – LIVE Blog of Justin Reich’s Keynote


David Demming, an economist, updated the work of Levy and Murnane from 2003, shows that those jobs that require social skills and non-routine analytical thinking are increasing while routine ones are decreasing. Justin Reich is the co-founder of EdTechTeacher, the Richard L.

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Tonight - A True History of the MOOC

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The pivotal moment of his career happened when he was teaching at Hannam University in South Korea in 2003 surrounded by the papers of 275 writing students and wondering if he had them all.


How The Memory Works In Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

The prefrontal cortex, where the higher thinking processes of executive functions (judgment, critical analysis, prioritizing) is also the CEO that can manage and control our emotions. 2003). How The Memory Works In Learning. By Dr. Judy Willis , M.D.,

Why It’s Time to Rethink School Science Fairs


As part of his analysis, he uncovered that while the students generally enjoyed participating in science fairs, they didn’t care for the competition. Experiments by Carol Dweck in 2003, then a professor of psychology at Columbia University, suggest that students who are driven to learn for its own sake or for personal growth tend to stick to their studies longer than their highly competitive peers. Springtime is science fair season.

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Teacher: Know Thyself – School Culture Shift is About the People


Social Innovation and Innovation Champions: An Analysis of Public and Private Processes.” 2003). “Courage is contagious.

Education Technology and the Business of Student Debt

Hack Education

This is part three of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” As an education technology writer, I’m often chastised for considering student loan companies as part of my analysis. This group of older borrowers collectively hold $247 billion in student debt, an amount that has roughly tripled since 2003,” Inside Higher Ed reported in November.

Segregated schools are still the norm. Howard Fuller is fine with that

The Hechinger Report

It’s the first week of school at Milwaukee Collegiate Academy, a charter high school Fuller founded in 2003 that’s housed in a low-slung concrete warehouse just a five-minute drive from the North Division campus.

Keith Devlin from Stanford: Talking Media, Math, MOOCs, and Silicon Valley Money in Education

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

He also works on the design of information/reasoning systems for intelligence analysis. In 2003, he was recognized by the California State Assembly for his "innovative work and longtime service in the field of mathematics and its relation to logic and linguistics."


Human 2.0

Learning with 'e's

In the final analysis though, it is mind amplification that is the ultimate goal for humankind's future enhancement. 2003) Natural Born Cyborgs: Minds, Technologies and the Future of Human Intelligence. Post human. Such a strange concept, and one that many people struggle to understand.

Tuesday Interview: The Truth About Testing with Jim Popham

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

2010) and Assessment for Educational Leaders (2006), Allyn & Bacon; The Truth About Testing (2001), Test Better, Teach Better (2003), Transformative Assessment (2008) and Instruction that Measures Up (2009) ASCD; America’s “Failing” Schools (2005) and Mastering Assessment (2006), Routledge; and Unlearned Lessons (2009) Harvard Education Press. He was also the founding editor of Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, a quarterly journal published by AERA.

A Domain of One's Own in a Post-Ownership Society

Hack Education

But Bush made this phrase – “ownership society,” – a cornerstone of his policies circa 2003–4 as he cut taxes. Maha Bali has written a blog post asking why we talk about “a domain of one’s own” and “reclaim your domain” since people never really own their domains. They merely rent them, she points out. My understanding of ownership is that something belongs to me. That I have already acquired it or been gifted it.

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The Politics of Education Technology

Hack Education

One of the challenges of writing this series – and trust me, there are many – is separating my analysis out into ten articles that name ten distinct “trends.” And while Zuckerberg denied the company had any effect on the election, “top fake election news stories generated more total engagement on Facebook than top election stories from 19 major news outlets combined,” as a Buzzfeed analysis discovered.

Your Talent Tech Stack for 2018

Gaggle Speaks

Since it’s launch in 2003 it’s become the foundational tool that recruiters all “have to have” to be able to do their jobs. Some of the more advanced video interviewing tools make claims to decrease costs, eliminate bias, and go as far to offer voice stress analysis.

'Robots Are Coming For Your Children'

Hack Education

Kids These Days opens with an analysis of one of my very favorite books on education technology, Danny Dunn and the Homework Machine. This is part nine of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” “ We Need to Rethink How We Educate Kids to Tackle the Jobs of the Future.” ” It’s a core refrain in “ the innovation gospel ,” one of those arguments that certain pundits and politicians really lean into.