The Commons: The Campus of
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The Campus of the
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Higher Student Challenging Practical
Education Development Our Technology to
2020 From a Assumptions Change Your
Different Lens Work
Dramatic growth in students coming to universities with
significant college credits
50% of college students are skipping their first-
More students will be enrolled in online, for-profit
institutions than in all of the traditional institutions in
California, Texas, Florida and New York combined.
campus vs. Online/for-profit
Reputable figures in business and industry align
with on-line, for-profit universities giving them
more social capital
2009 -Jack Welch
School of Management 2014- Al Gore
Chancellor On-Line University School of Environmental Concerns
Green University and Study Center
School of Entrepreneurship
2015- Bill Gates Phoenix University
School of Computer Science Based on an apprenticeship model of
Kaplan University education
All computing and communication technologies
converge into a single device capable of
handling the full range of technological needs
including the phone, TV, internet, mp3
players, GPS systems, banking operations,
book readers, PowerPoint projector, and
gaming devices to name a few. The device
will be 8x5x1 and weigh 3.2 lbs. and it is
primarily voice activated.
Facebook and iPhones are irrelevant.
Broadband expands to handle the load of all
the new technologies.
Due to the speed of knowledge creation in
the world, faculty and student life
professionals are viewed as facilitators of
knowledge, not experts.
Textbooks are obsolete. Knowledge is
found in ubiquitous online environments.
Students are in charge of their learning programs.
Most colleges have abandoned the concept of majors
for more fluid and relevant course offerings.
College courses are attended by students across
the globe through advanced Skype capabilities.
Images are projected onto screens and digital
language translation happens in real time. No need
for interpreters to communicate.
Universities deliver courses through augmented
realities. In 2009, Duke University School of
Nursing led the way by establishing a nursing
school on second life. Now, 8 out of 10 institutions
have a presence on Second Life 3.0.
Student Unions and meeting spaces in augmented
reality are creating dynamic mentoring relationships
and allowing students from cultures around the world
to have a cup of virtual coffee.
Sense of place is developed digitally through
sensory- compatible technologies
including sense of smell, sound, etc.
Through the use of alternative reality games,
large world problems including the AIDS
epidemic in Africa, extremely poverty in Haiti,
and green house emissions have been virtually
Discuss the trends identified.
Which trends do you believe will have the
most impact on higher education?
Develop two additional trends that you can
envision effecting higher education.
How can we think of
Challenging our Assumptions
People have to be face-to-face for deep
interaction to occur.
Technology is good for entertainment and
administration but not for student
Technology makes our students inept at
relationships and distracted.
How can we begin to
• Move from being a responder to an innovator.
• Challenge yourself and your organization to enter
into strategic futuring.
Begin with the question of
student development not the
Integrate only the technology
that fits the problem
Converge your technologies
• Five Star Institute Screen
Both e-learning, online-based and
E-learning narrated by college
Videos that tell students what we
want them to learn and know
Branching design creates a choose
your own adventure feel
Beta test opportunities
“My advice to young
filmmakers is…the tools
never make a great film.
It is what you do with the
tools. Telling a great
story, entertaining the
audience. That is what is
going to win you an
academy award.” – John
Lasseter, 2010 Oscar-
- Leadership Awareness
What 5-minute bits of information do you give over and
over in your position?
What information do students want to access when your
office isn’t open?
• Screen video
• document sharing
• Wikis & Blogs
• multiple uses
• Mobile Apps
• Xpense Tracker
• Franklin Covey
• Nike iPod Sport Kit
• Mobile App: HBR
Tips – Harvard
• Voice thread
• Graphical tools
• Digital post-it
• Allows RSS,
• How do I keep up
with all this?
• Where can I find
more tech tips that
might be useful?
• The tech tool you
have been waiting
• It is free
• more powerful than
capabilities of IBM,
HP, Microsoft, and