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

By December 4, 2016

Here’s what’s been on our #edtech reading list the past week. Enjoy!

Global education symposium1. Expanding the STEM (or STEAM) Pipeline to Diverse Learners
By: Suzie Boss of @edutopia
Dr. Jaunine Fouché talks about the importance of STEAM — STEM plus A for Arts — education in shaping the future of education.

Yawn2. Not Just About Students: The Importance of Personalized Learning for Teachers
By: Teri Preisler of @HigherEdSurge
As the movement toward personalized learning marches on, how can institutions apply the same principles of personalization to teacher training?

3. The ‘Amazon Effect’ on the University Mailroom
By: Frank DiMaria of @Campus_Tech
In the age of instant gratification, how are universities coping?

Educause review4. Younger IT Professionals: Connecting with EDUCAUSE
By: John O’Brien of @educause
John O’Brien, President and CEO of EDUCAUSE, announced the new “Young Professionals Advisory Council” and shares how young higher ed IT professionals can connect and contribute.

Give to higher education5. What Inspires People, Corporations to Give to Higher Education?
Via @EducationDive
With #GivingTuesday 2016 behind us and the holiday giving season in full swing, some philanthropists share what drove them to make major gifts to institutions of higher learning.

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