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Digitizing Higher Education

Explore the impact of digitization on how universities and colleges function administratively and academically.
Digitizing Higher Education
This course is archived
Estimated 6 weeks
3–5 hours per week
Instructor-paced
Instructor-led on a course schedule
Free
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About this course

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Globally, higher education institutions are grappling with the effects of an increasingly digital world. This course provides an overview of how digitization impacts the economics, administration, academics, and research practices of universities and colleges. Higher education administrators, faculty, staff, and students will benefit from this course by exploring the emerging structure and role of higher education.

Participants will engage with key trends that are shaping higher education and learn how these trends are amplified by the growing digital structure of society. In order to prepare their institution to become digital, learners will go through processes of evaluating trends, determining impact on education practices, and finally produce a strategic department or organizational planning document.

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  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English

What you'll learn

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  • Prominent digital technologies impacting higher education
  • The influence of technology on research practices
  • New models of teaching and learning enabled by digital technologies
  • Making sense of organizational and learning data
  • Creating a digital strategy for your university
  • Monitoring and tracking your progress toward digitization
Week 1: The Great Global Digitization
Week 2: The Economics of Digitization on Higher Education
Week 3: Digital Administration
Week 4: Digital Research
Week 5: Digital Teaching and Learning
Week 6: Becoming Digital

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