PicoFeedThe Chronicle of Higher Education | Technologyhttp://www.chronicle.com/section/Technology/30/2017-05-24T02:22:37-04:00The Chronicle of Higher EducationThe Successes (and Failures) of an Experimental College’s New Approaches to Teachinghttp://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Successes-and-Failures/2396182017-05-16T04:55:00-04:00Theories like âdesign thinkingâ and âintrinsic motivationâ are more than buzzwords, says Richard K. Miller, president of Olin College of Engineering. By Goldie BlumenstykWho’s Up and Who’s Down in Online Education?http://www.chronicle.com/article/Who-s-UpWho-s-Down-in/2399642017-05-02T04:55:00-04:00A new study takes stock of the top institutions in online enrollment in 2015 and traces their growth Ââ or retrenchment â over the previous three years. Most of the biggest gainers are nonprofit institutions.By Goldie BlumenstykAs Robots Displace Workers, Higher Ed ‘Will Change a Great Deal,’ Researcher Sayshttp://www.chronicle.com/article/As-Robots-Displace-Workers/2399362017-04-30T18:30:00-04:00A co-founder of MITâs Initiative on the Digital Economy warns artificial-intelligence luminaries that if technological-unemployment trends continue, "the people will rise up before the machines do."By Steve KolowichThe ‘4-Hour Guy’ Shares His Theories on Learning Fasthttp://www.chronicle.com/article/The-4-Hour-Guy-Shares/2397382017-04-19T04:31:00-04:00Tim Ferriss, author of The 4-Hour Work Week, describes the experiential approaches he uses to help people teach themselves.By Goldie BlumenstykHow Artists Push Social Changehttp://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Artists-Push-Social-Change/2397302017-04-18T04:55:00-04:00Sarah E. Lewis, an assistant professor of art history and African-American studies at Harvard University, discusses the relationship between creativity and social justice. This is part of a special series of video highlights from SXSWedu, produced by The Chronicle.By Scott CarlsonCan Lessons Learned From Fighting Al Qaeda Apply to Higher Education?http://www.chronicle.com/article/Can-Lessons-Learned-From/2397222017-04-14T16:55:00-04:00William H. McRaven, a retired admiral in the U.S. Navy who is now chancellor of the University of Texas system, describes the value of a âteam of teamsâ and the role of the university as a home for dissent.By Goldie BlumenstykRe:Learning at SXSWedu 2017http://www.chronicle.com/specialreport/Re-Learning-at-SXSWedu-2017/1022017-03-28T00:00:00-04:00This special series from the team ofÂ ChronicleÂ reporters who attended SXSWedu this year showcases video highlights from some of the key speakers at the annual gathering of educators, tech entrepreneurs, and policy makers.How the Lessons of a Hip-Hop Group Can Help Save Education http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-the-Lessons-of-a-Hip-Hop/2396042017-03-27T09:06:00-04:00Christopher Emdin, an associate professor at Columbia Universityâs Teachers College, urges educators to more fully value studentsâ life experiences. This segment is part of a special series of video highlights from SXSWedu, produced byÂ The Chronicle.By Goldie BlumenstykA Defender of Impoverished Students, and a Scholar of Their Struggleshttp://www.chronicle.com/article/A-Defender-of-Impoverished/2396102017-03-27T04:50:00-04:00Sara Goldrick-Rab, a sociology professor at Temple University, describes how college costs and financial-aid structures cut out low-income students. This is part of a special series of video highlights from SXSWedu, produced by The Chronicle.By Scott CarlsonHow the Arts — Too Often Embattled and Underfunded — Are Key to Innovation http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-the-Arts-Too-Often/2395932017-03-24T12:23:00-04:00Joseph W. Polisi, president of the Juilliard School, discusses how studying music and other arts prepares students for the workplace and conveys American values to the world. This segment is part of a special series of video highlights from SXSWedu, produced by The Chronicle.By Scott CarlsonAcademe Should Stop Being So Defensive About the Value of the Liberal Artshttp://www.chronicle.com/article/Academe-Should-Stop-Being-So/2395342017-03-17T14:23:00-04:00
Three college presidents who spoke at SXSWedu argue that the teaching and learning experiences of such an education are more relevant than ever. This segment is part of a special series of video highlights from SXSWedu, produced by The Chronicle.
Â By Goldie BlumenstykWhat's Up With Hive, a Nascent Successor to Yik Yakhttp://www.chronicle.com/article/Whats-Up-With-Hive-a-Nascent/2392442017-02-20T04:55:00-05:00Yik Yak, an app notorious for anonymous gossip, generated controversy on campuses. Its successor focuses on productivity.By Lindsay McKenzieIn Admissions Hunt, Some Colleges Consult the King of Clicks: BuzzFeedhttp://www.chronicle.com/article/In-Admissions-Hunt-Some/2391952017-02-14T04:55:00-05:00Institutions like Temple University have found success in producing branded content on the website best known for its viral "listicles."By Tom Hesse Heading to the South by Southwest Edu Conference?http://www.chronicle.com/article/Heading-to-the-South-by/2391342017-02-06T16:07:00-05:00Join editors and reporters fromÂ The Chronicle of Higher EducationÂ at a three-part morning of programming onÂ Thursday, March 9.Â By Chronicle StaffKeeping Women in STEMhttp://www.chronicle.com/specialreport/Keeping-Women-in-STEM/862017-01-20T00:00:00-05:00How colleges are retaining female undergraduates in engineering and computer science.The Digital Erahttp://www.chronicle.com/interactives/50-years-of-technology2016-12-15T04:55:00-05:00See how 50 years of the information age transformed college forever.By Ben Myers and Erica LuskIf You Had $45 Billion, What Would You Do to Improve Education?http://www.chronicle.com/article/If-You-Had-45-Billion-What/2385452016-11-30T13:00:00-05:00Jim Shelton, now heading up the education portfolio at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, isnât giving any details yet. But in this podcast, he emphasizes the value of bringing learning scientists together with educators to improve learning and increase equality.By Goldie BlumenstykRide-Sharing Services and Boundary-Blurring Buildings: A Vision of the Future Campushttp://www.chronicle.com/article/Ride-Sharing-Services-and/2382712016-11-02T04:55:00-04:00Donât expect the residential experience to go away any time soon. But it might start to look pretty different, thanks in large part to the internet of things.By Goldie BlumenstykCan an MIT Computer Learn to Scare You?http://www.chronicle.com/article/Can-an-MIT-Computer-Learn-to/2382372016-10-30T20:55:00-04:00The Nightmare Machine, devised by three researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is using a deep-learning algorithm to produce faces that will frighten human participants.By Nadia DreidOnline Education Is Now a Global Markethttp://www.chronicle.com/article/Online-Education-Is-Now-a/2379932016-10-05T12:30:00-04:00MOOCs may have been overhyped, but their impact is far from over, says Simon Nelson, of the online-learning provider FutureLearn. And traditional colleges have a huge opportunity if theyâre just willing to think a little differently.By Jeffrey R. Young