Links and Resources

Articles and Interesting Links

"Disrupting College: Disruptive Innovation Can Deliver Quality and Affordability to Postsecondary Education". (Christensen, Clayton M., Horn, Michael B., Soares, Louis. 2011: Center for American Progress). 
This paper examines the industry of higher education through the lenses of the theories that have emerged from research on innovation...The theory of disruptive innovation has significant explanatory power in thinking through the challenges and changes confronting higher education.

"Executive Summary of Collaborative Strategic Planning in Higher Education", Appendix B from Collaborative Strategic Planning in Higher Education (NACUBO, 2009)

"More Hearts and Minds at the Table" by Patrick Sanaghan (Business Officer, April 2009). Need an institutional strategic planning process that meaningfully engages all campus stakeholders? A collaborative approach could be the answer.

 "Five Marketplace Realities and How Private Higher Education Must Manage Them", Council of Independent Colleges 2012 Report on Trends in Private Higher Education from the Lawlor Group 

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Annual Education At a Glance: Report Summary of 2012 Global Education Trends

College Board Report on 2012 Trends in Public Higher Education

Gilfus Education Group Campus Technology Trends for 2012

"The Year of the MOOC" (The New York Times, Education Life, 11/2/2012)
Massive open online courses are the educational happening of the moment. Everyone wants in. No one is quite sure what they’re getting into.

"College Reinvented" (The Chronicle of Higher Education, Special Report, 2012) 
What if college were reinvented?
In the articles that follow, The Chronicle imagines new ways to solve some of academe’s persistent conundrums: how to staff the faculty and improve teaching, how to produce research that will connect with the public, how to bring in more money, and how to help students and families pay for it all — to name a few of the challenges.

"What You Need to Know About MOOCs" (The Chronicle of Higher Education, Webpage)
On this page you’ll find highlights from The Chronicle's coverage of MOOC's.

For Whom Is College Being Reinvented? (The Chronicle of Higher Education, Special Report, 12/17/2012) 
'Disruptions' have the buzz but may put higher education out of reach for those students likely to benefit the most