Educational Technology

February 2, 2013

LSU Administration and Transision Team rethink technology

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:29 am

by Alyson Gaharan, LSU Reveille

Alternatives to traditional higher education that emphasize technology have caught the eye of the Transition Advisory Team and University administrators who say efficiency is the guiding principle of the LSU System reorganization. “There’s no doubt that technology’s going to play a huge role,” said Interim System President and Chancellor William “Bill” Jenkins. “How we teach is changing, and how you’re going to go to class is changing. Jeff Selingo, author of “College (Un)Bound: The Future of Higher Education and What It Means for Students,” addressed the Transition Advisory Team via Skype at its kickoff meeting to inform the team about alternatives like hybrid classes and online courses that are necessary for some universities struggling with decreasing state appropriations.

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