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Webinar Recordings

Creating a More Adaptive Institution in the Wake of COVID-19

Published 2020
Recorded August 20. This interactive panel discussion will bring together different institutions’ perspectives from facilities, technology, student services, and finance to understand the impact of COVID-19 on institutions and their student experience. The discussion will be organized in three parts, each with a prompt to inform the discussion, a poll to take the pulse of the audience, and an open discussion among panelists.
Conference Presentations

Where are We? Where Do We Go?

Moving from Reactivity to Creativity During COVID
Published 2020
SCUP 2020 Pacific Regional Conference. This session will explore the core issues, challenges, and opportunities that are shaping higher education and uncover the breadth of adaptation that institutions must undertake in this time of disruption.
Conference Presentations

Planning for the Future of the Smart Campus

Published 2020
SCUP 2020 Annual Conference. The COVID-19 pandemic has radically altered expectations on campuses everywhere, fundamentally disrupting every aspect of academic institutions with unknown long-term consequences. This session will draw from foresight analysis and interviews with campus leaders to consider the necessary adjustments to pedagogy, learning spaces, and emerging technologies and recommend appropriate planning and design approaches for navigating the year(s) ahead.
Webinar Recordings

Impact of COVID-19 on Technology

Published 2020
Recorded June 9. Panelists Gary David, Bentley University, and Linda Jerrett, Boston University, shared how educational technology on their campuses is adapting to the pandemic—from accommodating students and faculty now to plans for fall and beyond.

This is part of the series “Less Talk, More Action: Tactical Topics to Return to Campus.”

Webinar Recordings

Voices from the Field: Episode #11

Silver Linings: Enhancing Mission with New Modalities
Published 2020
Paul Dale, President of Paradise Valley Community College, explains how he and his Future Thinkers team are finding the pandemic’s silver lining in an exploration of new learning modalities and creative use of technology that they plan to leverage to meet the college’s mission far beyond the crisis.
Webinar Recordings

Coffee Chat: Moving Online

The Challenges of an LMS Adoption
Published 2020
Recorded June 3. Transitioning to a Learning Management System (LMS) has been one of the most significant challenges an institution will manage, even prior to the unique challenges emerging around the COVID-19 pandemic. Doug Murphy, Dean of Operations at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, has overseen several LMS transitions in his career, and moderated this discussion.
Webinar Recordings

Coffee Chat: The Physical-Virtual Nature of Learning Design

Published 2020
Recorded May 27. The COVID-19 disruption will accelerate the connection of the physical campus to the virtual learning experience. Planners who think of their campuses as large, interactive gameboards designed to connect students and faculty with virtually integrated architecture will have an advantage. Gaming gives us planning clues to build now for our learning demands. SCUPers Brady Mick and Lauren Della Bella moderated this discussion.
Webinar Recordings

Voices from the Field: Episode #5

Leaning In to Level Up
Published 2020
Dr. Doreen Larson, president of Edison State Community College in Piqua, Ohio, discusses the ways her team used the power of advance planning to take control and thrive during the COVID-19 crisis. Learn about their online initiative, expansion of technology in a rural community, and how they’re growing enrollment in an uncertain time.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Research Innovation in Distance EducationLocked

From Volume 46 Number 3 | April–June 2018
The National Research Center for Distance Education and Technological Advancements (DETA) facilitates much-needed institutional research on distance education, furthering improved access and success for all students.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Grappling with Strategic DissonanceLocked

From Volume 31 Number 1 | September–November 2002
Educational technology units must continually monitor their strategic plans to ensure that they are aligned with the evolving realities of their institutions.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

A Campus for the Evolving TechnologiesLocked

From Volume 26 Number 4 | Summer 1998
Technology will change how campuses are designed and used.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

A Pioneer in High-Tech InstructionLocked

From Volume 25 Number 3 | Spring 1997
Reengineering a faculty's pedagogy and academic programs is hard. But it can be done.
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