Tag Archives: Innovation

Educational innovation: a game to reveal student creativity

Educational innovation: a game to reveal student creativity

Faced with the growing need for innovation in business and society in general, the socio-economic world rediscovers the virtues of creativity. The World Economic Forum, in its report on human capital ranks it among the skills that will be the most sought after in the future. Reading these first lines, many of us may doubt, saying: “Yes, but, […] … learn more→

How colleges must collaborate to lift up the communities just outside their door

How colleges must collaborate to lift up the communities just outside their door

Universities teach and research, but what impact do they – and should they – have on their local communities? The leaders of Rutgers University – Newark and West Virginia University were asked to explain their take on this issue given the considerable challenges each of their surrounding communities face. Nancy Cantor, Chancellor Rutgers University – […] … learn more→

Tech Ed: How innovation is effecting education

Tech Ed: How innovation is effecting education

Education gets a bad rap for being slow to innovate. Because it’s a system with a firm foundation, change doesn’t happen at light speed, but it does happen. The world of education is definitely experiencing impressive evolution, thanks to the adoption of modern technology. Why is it important that education get on the fast track […] … learn more→

World insight: how do you encourage innovation across a continent of a billion people?

World insight: how do you encourage innovation across a continent of a billion people?

How do you foster innovation across a continent of 54 countries, where more than 2,000 languages are spoken by a billion people? Well, you put together a partnership between a leading business school and an unusual telecommunications company. Then run a competition for the best new business idea using digital technology, and bring the finalists […] … learn more→

Electronic innovation >>>

My expertise in the conventions of texting and Twitter and Instagram, compared with the expertise of the undergraduate students I work with, is < . Actually, it is < >.” Carlina provided the following translation: “sugary life is better than anything else/sugary life is on-point right now.” (For those of you who do not use […] … learn more→

Innovation alone won’t fix social problems

Innovation as a cure for societal ills is overrated. This is a controversial claim, but one we encourage our colleagues in higher education to ponder as our institutions seek to solve some of the world’s most pressing social problems through research, teaching, and service. The emphasis on social innovation in higher education and the social […] … learn more→