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The State of Innovation in Education

State of Innovation in Education

I was surprised to read the findings of a recent survey in which researchers found that only 38% of graduates reported that their educational establishment was at the forefront in adopting innovations. And yet, I hear employers say all the time that the reason they’re excited to hire folks right out of college, is because … Continued

3 Reasons to Use Crowdsourcing to Innovate Your University

As facilities for research and education, universities must remain current to prosper and draw the best students and staff. In order to eclipse the competition, a university must be constantly innovating, finding the most efficient, most effective methods. With a dedicated, internal crowd of intelligent, eager individuals, crowdsourcing is the ultimate cost saving, renewable resource for … Continued

5 Reasons Why Crowdsourcing is Beneficial for Online Education

This post is guest written by Rene Wilson of DegreeJungle. She has outlined an introduction to crowdsourcing as it applies to online education. The term “crowdsourcing” comes with a wide range of definitions, but basically it is the process of utilizing idea-based, problem solving inputs by a community. When the specific community is vested in … Continued

Higher Education: IdeaScale and UConn

With colleges and universities often hosting between 5,000 and 20,000 students, it is often hard to wrangle the passionate and diverse opinions held by that many individuals. However, since that is the key demographic that any university is serving, listening to their students is essential. Which is why the University of Connecticut recently implemented IdeaScale’s … Continued