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

By August 28, 2016

It’s been another busy week for #edtech and Salesforce for Higher Ed. Here are the articles that caught our eye:

Bridget Burns1. Bridget Burns’ Call to Edtech Entrepreneurs: ‘Start With Empathy’
By: @mwmcneal of @EdSurge
Bridget Burns, Executive Director of the University Innovation Alliance, makes the case for integrating empathy with innovation.

Focus on K-122. Should Pedagogy Always Drive Technology?
By: @ReadByExample (Matt Renwick) via @EdTech_K12
This post comes from the K-12 world, but these ideas are relevant for all educators —sometimes it should be technology first, pedagogy second.

Salesforce Platform Basics3. Salesforce Highlights: Best of the Salesforce Platform Basics
By: Kelly Todd of @modacto_
Kelly Todd of Modacto surveys the basic features of Salesforce that make her life easier as an admin.

Pokemon Go4. How @PokemonGo Inspires Learning
By: Lisa Nielsen of @InnovativeEdu
You can’t go anywhere these days without hearing about Pokémon Go. Is it just a fad, or can it be a springboard to discovery and education?

Augmented Reality5. Higher Ed’s Augmented Reality Ambitions Highlight Infrastructure Requirements
By: Rob Pegoraro via @EdTech_HigherEd
Securing augmented reality’s place on higher ed campuses will require some major IT upgrades.

That’s all for now! For more #edtech coverage, be sure to follow our Twitter at @SalesforceOrg.