Enthusing Higher Education: Getting Universities and Colleges to Play with Online Tools and Services 

Friday, July 25 2008 | 6:00 PM (EST)

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To a large extent, universities and colleges have been slow to adopt the online tools and approaches which are taking educational technology by storm. Apart from technical hurdles, there are diverse obstacles to the adoption of "neat new toys" in the context of higher education. By discussing these obstacles, we may be able to overcome them. Simply put, how can we get college and university people excited about the possibilities afforded new online technologies? This WiZiQ session will be a workshop on some ways to generate enthusiasm for educational technology in higher education. A short presentation about online advocacy will be followed by an open discussion about people''s experiences in motivating learners, administrators, and colleagues into trying out new tools and approaches.

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