Educause 2014: Our recap of higher ed IT's premier gathering
The higher education IT community descended upon the Orange County Convention Center last week for Educause 2014. The Education Dive crew was on hand to check out the latest ed tech on display by the more than 260 exhibitors, attend CIO panels on what makes the position the best on campus and the risks and rewards of being active on social media, and hear a keynote on disruptive innovation by Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen.
We've compiled a complete list of our Educause 2014 coverage below. Be sure to check back over the next few days as more stories are added.
- Dell announces that 8 universities have adopted its learning and research solutions: The computer giant will also take part in a series of sessions and panels at the Orlando conference.
- D2L announces Web accessibility MOOC with Portland Community College: The MOOC is meant to help online educators address the needs of students with disabilities.
- Pearson's REVEL aims to replace the traditional textbook: Can the latest in instructional design research and advanced learning tech finally make students complete their reading assignments?
- Tuesday at Educause: Disruptive innovation, awards, and more: Get caught up on the sessions and all of the latest announcements from Blackboard, Desire2Learn, Instructure, and more.
- Wednesday at Educause: Leadership, Watson, and social CIOs: The announcements might have slowed down, but there was still plenty to take in.
- 3 things you need to know about disruptive innovation in higher ed: A general session keynote by Clayton Christensen laid out what higher ed administrators should know about disruption in the marketplace.
- 4 reasons CIO is the best job on campus: Five CIOs set out during a panel conversation to counter the conversation about how tough being the job is while encouraging the next generation to step into the role.
- Does it pay to be a social CIO?: Four CIOs explored the risks and rewards of being active on social media during a panel at last week's Educause conference in Orlando.
- 11 ed tech developments from Educause: Seeing everything on display at a show this size is difficult, if not seemingly impossible, so here are a few things you might have missed.
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