Higher Education in the Digital Age Review (part 1)

Why does college cost so much? Can technology, particularly online education, do anything about college costs? William G.  Bowen’s newest book, Higher Education in the Digital Age, directly addresses both of those questions. Bowen’s basic thesis about college cost is one he has been articulating and refining for quite some time. Known as the “cost […]

Thoughts on The Startup of You

Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha’s book The Startup of You isn’t a book about teaching and learning. It’s not even a book about higher education. I do think it’s a valuable read for anyone in higher ed, however, as the career advice it gives could easily be translated into curriculum and organization suggestions for colleges. […]

Thoughts on the Innovative University (Part Two)

(You can read Part One here) The central disruption universities must deal with is online education, particularly the sort of online education that targets previous non or limited consumers of traditional higher education. I am certainly not familiar enough with the literature on disruptive innovation to argue against their characterization of the problem, but I am […]

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The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Texas Wesleyan University (CETL) promotes a student-centered university by providing resources and professional growth opportunities to faculty on enhancing instructional practice, integrating technology, and promoting essential student skills.

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