Tag: innovation

How COVID changes can impact access and equity

This article summarizes a panel I participated in at the American Association of Colleges and Universities’ annual meeting where I shared our NSF funded work on virtual internships and discussed how that COVID-driven response continued to support increased access and equity. https://universitybusiness.com/four-college-stem-leaders-share-how-covid-changes-can-impact-access-and-equity/

From Just-in-Case to Just-in-Time

In this article I discuss the kinds of shifts required for higher ed to adapt and thrive in the current marketplace for learning and credentials.

Balancing Scaling and Positive Learning Impacts of Educational Technology

The purpose of introducing new technologies is to improve learning outcomes. There’s an argument to be made that things that are the easiest to adopt because they do not require changing normal practice are unlikely to improve learning outcomes significantly. Source: Balancing Widespread Use and Positive Learning Impacts of Educational […]

What We Need in Education is More Integrity (and Less Fidelity) of Implementation – A powerful essay by Paul LeMahieu

Our work with implementing FUSE Studios in over 50 locations around the country and in Helsinki has illustrated to me why Paul LeMahieu’s concept of “integrity of implementation” is the better way to think about educational innovations than “fidelity of implementation.” Integrity of implementation means insuring that teachers and administrators […]