Educause, Google, and Unizin: The week's most read education news
This week, Education Dive traveled to Orlando, FL, for Educause, higher ed IT's premier event. We'll be rolling out features on what we saw through early next week, so be sure to check back regularly. Our brief on Pearson's REVEL learning platform in particular seemed to stoke reader interest. Could it be the cure for the common textbook?
Meanwhile, Google announced this week that Drive for Education will offer unlimited storage to all non-profit educational institutions, and the Unizin consortium got three new members in Oregon State University and the Universities of Wisconsin-Madison and Minnesota.
Be sure to check out our feature on 3 things Clayton Christensen says higher ed must know about disruptive innovation and more in this week's most-read Education Dive posts!
- Tuesday at Educause 2014: 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.
- Pearson's REVEL aims to replace the traditional textbook [Educause 2014]: Can the latest in instructional design research and advanced learning tech finally make students complete their reading assignments?
- Google brings unlimited storage to the classroom with Drive for Education: It will be a few weeks before all Apps for Education users have access.
- Three more universities join Unizin: The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Oregon State University, and the University of Minnesota are joining the digital learning consortium.
- 3 things you need to know about disruptive innovation in higher ed [Educause 2014]: A general session keynote by Clayton Christensen laid out what higher ed administrators should know about disruption in the marketplace.
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