No one at Education Dive was surprised to see that everyone seemed to like our Educause 2013 coverage this week. The annual conference for higher education's brightest tech minds produced a lot of great information, including an important keynote by Sir Ken Robinson, stats librarians will find useful and word from Blackboard on its plans for MOOCs.
Get all the details in those stories and more at the links below:
- 3 hard education questions Ken Robinson says need to be answered [Educause 2013]: Noted educational theorist and author Sir Ken Robinson opened Educause with a keynote on the obstacles that stunt innovation in the educational, corporate and cultural worlds.
- Infographic: Why librarians are crucial in the digital age [Educause 2013]: A new infographic from Jones eGlobal Library highlights the importance of librarians in helping students hone their research skills.
- What does Blackboard have planned for MOOCs? [Educause 2013]: We caught up with the company's director of product management and CourseSites to find out.
- 5 professors on YouTube who nailed teaching: From a noted astrophysicist to a former soap opera writer, these lecturers have what it takes to make it online.
- Social media might not matter to admissions officers after all: Privacy concerns and practicality keep Twitter and Google off limits for many.
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