Organizing knowledge networks has traditionally been the role of higher education.
Higher Education will shift from organization as silo, to organization as node.
Shift to Node
2020 HIGHER EDUCATION WA CTCs eLearning 2008 WA CTCs eLearning 2020 Localized college offerings Open and shared content internationally F2F and online hybrids gain use, Increased student personalized network devices Universal access with mass personalization CMS Individualized courses, programs and assessment Vendor or College Help Desk Virtual, online, on-device, F2F, hybridized Faculty need training as specialized coaches with some faculty Knowledge is in the network IT is held at the colleges with start of vendor programs Commodity IT is outsourced Reputation systems being asked for by students Reputation system Students comparing and contrasting college websites for 79% of first looks at a college to attend Recommendation engines Pockets of innovation Change agents as the norm Consortiums few and subject to questioning Consortiums abound College websites begin to recognize the need to be competitive using ecommerce Websites based in services that collect and interpret data of clients to anticipate next needs/wants
Are You Ready to Shift? Traditional Learning 21 st Century Learning 2020 Instructor Centered Student Centered Co-creating new knowledge by combining knowledge Single Media Multimedia Media preferences Isolated Work Collaborative Work Worldwide Exchange Consortiums Information Delivery Information Exchange Information Creation Factual, Knowledge-based Learning Critical Thinking and Informed Decision Making Creative Enterprises and New Thought Push Pull Combine, Mash, Manipulate, Create Source: ISTE National Education Technology Standards for Teachers (USA) Microsoft Source: SBCTC eLearning Team 2008