Caution: Opportunity Ahead – Interesting read from edTech Digest describes a future that is already here in K-12 – Use of data and technology to create personalized learning environments. http://edtechdigest.wordpress.com/2013/11/06/caution-opportunity-ahead/
The article prompted me to ask myself, what is the role of the faculty in this brave new world?
So I gathered a few resources here on the changing role of the faculty:
a) AAC & U Conference – Shaping Faculty Roles in a Time of Change: Leadership for Student Learning
http://www.aacu.org/meetings/faculty/ – look at links to podcast of keynote and other presentation slides of interest.
b) Inside Higher Ed article: A New Faculty Path – http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2012/10/02/essay-new-effort-rethink-faculty-roles-and-treatment-adjuncts
c) Presentation by Eugene Rice, Senior Scholar from AAC & U to faculty at Howard University http://www.gs.howard.edu/vlc/jan30_presnt/Changing%20Faculty%20Role%201.30.09.pdf
d) Sloan-C – Changing Role of the Faculty and Online Education http://sloanconsortium.org/jaln/v10n4/changing-role-faculty-and-online-education
e) Faculty Do Matter: The Role of College Faculty in Student Learning and Engagement
– a Study by Indiana University Center for Postsecondary Research & Michigan State University for NSSE