Introduction to the Red Balloon ProjectThe American Association of State Colleges and
Universities (AASCU) is launching its Red Balloon Project. It is focused
on helping member institutions re-imagine undergraduate education.
AASCU VP George Mehaffy describes the project.
Introduction to the Red Balloon Project
Making change stick requires creativity and
diplomacy. Georgia College and State University President, Dorothy
Leland, discusses her experience with move the needle projects during a
time of budget cuts.
Creating Diplomatic Change in Hard Times
Public Higher Education is competing with for
profit institutions. Steve Doblin, Provost at Lamar University in Texas,
talks about how his institution partnered with a for profit provider.
Lamar University was able to expand the reach of its
offerings, lower the cost to students and work with its faculty to
maintain the quality and rigor of the courses delivered through their
Partnering with For Profit Education Providers
Professor Tim Kastelle at the University of
Queensland talks about business models for information businesses and
identifies three key areas that require leadership attention.
A Business Model for Higher Education
Can innovation be taught? This entertaining
presentation suggests that it can be. Roberta Ness, Dean of the School
of Public Health at the University of Texas, talks about a recently
piloted course on innovation.
Why Not Teach Innovation?
Anya Kamenetz shares her perspectives on U.S.
Higher Education from a student point of view. She challenges the status
quo and points out some rising trends.
DIY U Author Has Opinions!
David Shupe, President of eLumen, offers a
thoughtful view on the value of learning outcomes to measuring
achievement in higher education for programs and institutions.
Leveraging Learning Outcomes