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This Week in Higher Ed Innovation: 5 Must-Read Articles

By November 20, 2016

It’s time for your weekly roundup of some of our favorite #edtech articles from the past week. Enjoy!

Education Dive1. College Leaders Identify the Top IT Challenges
By: Jarrett Carter via @EducationDive
Security and student success were two of the top technology concerns that college CIOs called out at this year’s Educause.

Educause Review2. What College and University Presidents and CIOs Need to Know About the October 2016 DDoS Attack
By: Steven Wallace via @EDUCAUSEreview
Back in October, hackers conducted the largest distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on record. Here are some takeaways for higher ed IT.

Higher Ed Surge3. What Faculty Need to Know About ‘Learner Experience Design’
By: Patrice Torcivia & Whitney Kilgore via @HigherEdSurge
In the age of adaptive learning, the new discipline of Learner Experience Design (LX) could help educators craft deeply personalized curriculums.

Innovative Edu4. Role of Tech in Ed: Consideration #1
By: Lisa Nielsen of @InnovativeEdu
It’s no surprise that technology has been transforming both how we learn and how we teach. Lisa Nielsen explains how in the first part of a new series with University of Michigan’s Liz Kolb.

Edutopia5. Calling All Learners and Teachers for Hour of Code 2016
By: Ashley Cronin of @Edutopia
As part of Computer Science Education Week (December 5-11), is inspiring educators across the globe to support the Hour of Code initiative. Here’s everything you need to host your own event.

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