Report on Personalized Learning
Ithaka S+R has been steadily producing studies and reports on the state of higher education. The most recent is of particular interest to those of us concerned with the role of adaptive learning: “Personalizing Post-Secondary Education: An Overview of Adaptive Learning Solutions for Higher Education”. It reviews thirteen adaptive learning providers, focusing on the high-level technical and pedagogical characteristics of their solutions; business models, content models and partnerships. More here: Personalizing Post-Secondary Education.
The Presidents Speak
Two recent events, one at the Brookings Institute, the other sponsored by ACE, included talks by university presidents about the shifting conditions of US higher education. Above average stuff.
Examples of Innovation
Nature magazine collected some very interesting examples of innovations at universities. Inspiring efforts. Check out The University Experiment: Campus as Laboratory. More here. The University Experiment: Campus as Laboratory