Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Debate over the future of innovation in education

A recent debate among university leaders and government officials was convened to discuss the future of higher education.  It is interesting to note that much of this debate among educators from around the world was over online education (especially MOOCs) versus the “traditional educator-student dynamic.”  However, there was also a strong voice for middle ground – blending new technology with traditional approaches.  Another thread in the discussions was some consensus over the globalization of higher education, both geographically and in worldview. 

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

2014 Horizons Report on Education

Horizon Report 2014 Higher Education

This report details new trends, emerging technologies, and challenges for the higher education environment. This might provide a framework for the annual meeting workshop titled Trends and Challenges in Business Education.

All are welcome to discuss.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

More about MOOCs...

We received the following blog link from Allison:

Lately we have read the examples of professors who have integrated MOOC content into their courses and built their own content around them--two for the price of one.


Monday, March 4, 2013

Employers Look for Internships on Resumes

A College Degree Sorts Job Applicants, but Employers Wish It Meant More

Check out this article that posted in The Chronicle of Higher Education 3/4/2013 by Karin Fischer.

Required internships embedded in degree programs are making a difference for graduates as they search for jobs.

(Internships also provide excellent opportunities to gather both direct and indirect outcomes assessment data.)

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

An Informal Q&A--Dennis and Margareta

MBAOnline interviewed Dennis Gash and Margareta Smith Knopik earlier this year.  In this informal Q&A, the benefits of specialized business education are explained and the philosophical underpinnings that inform all processes of IACBE are discussed.

Our thanks to Mr. Clifford Blodgett for his work on this video-taped interview.