Online Learning Update

April 22, 2015

Disrupting Higher Education

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:05 am

By John K. Waters, Campus Technology

Technology driven disruptive innovation in higher education “Disruption” is one of the most overused buzzwords in education today, according to education industry watcher Michelle R. Weise, and yet most people don’t really know what it means. “There is this tendency for pundits, policy makers and institutional leaders to take any kind of technological advancement, call it a ‘disruptive innovation,’ cram it into the classroom experience and then hope that somehow efficiencies are going to magically appear,” Weise said during her keynote presentation at the recent CT Forum conference in Long Beach, CA. “Obviously, it’s not that simple.”

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