All posts by Prof. David J. Staley

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The Ohio State University - Columbus, Ohio - USA

The changing landscape of higher education

Focusing strictly on technology trends can obscure other environmental factors that are drivers for innovation in higher education. The authors identify ten fissures in the landscape that are creating areas of potentially tectonic change.

Article originally published in ‘Educause Review’, V. 46 (2011), n. 1, as open access article, distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Licence

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Managing the platform higher education and the logic of Wikinomics

The success of Wikipedia and wikinomic has led to a reassessment of distance learning universities, especially with reference to their structure. Such university model is being considered increasingly important in creating and disseminating knowledge. If comparing traditional universities with the basic
features of Wikipedia, it is possible to envisage a new structural model melting the positive aspects of both structures in a single system.

Article originally published in ‘Educause Review’ v. 44(2009), n. 1, pp. 36-47. Reprinted with permission.

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