Online Learning Update

August 26, 2017

Six Steps to Innovation

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:02 am

by Ronald Machtley, EDUCAUSE Review
While all leaders recognize the need for innovation in product, process, and services, the word innovation has many meanings. It is perhaps the most ubiquitous word in both business and higher education lexicons today, yet there is seldom a common meaning of the term. Everyone wants an “innovative business model,” but what exactly does that mean? In higher education today, an obvious question is whether the traditional classroom lecture — even with PowerPoint, video, or other technology — is the most effective pedagogy. Teachers know that students readily use their search devices to find needed information and often tune out lectures while surfing their computers or handheld devices. Given this new reality, what is the best way to teach subject knowledge today?

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