Skip to Content

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

By Tony Oblen August 23, 2016

There’s been a lot happening in the world of #edtech this past week. Check out some of the articles that were on our reading list!

Reading1. Make Ed Tech a Habit for Users by Capitalizing on Cues
By: Ian Siegel via @EdMarketBrief
Our daily habits, whether it’s doing yoga or using edtech, are shaped by subconscious triggers that surround us. Here’s an interesting (and short!) read on the psychology of ed tech adoption.

Higher Ed Article2. Edtech Is the Next Fintech
By: David Bainbridge of @TechCrunch
Fintech (financial tech) has exploded in recent years, and edtech is destined to follow in its footsteps.

Higher Ed Article3. Future of IT Is Certain to Be Complex, Challenging
By: @RyanPete of @EdTech_HigherEd
Amidst the rapid evolution of technology, collegiate IT needs to be ready to adapt to the shifting tides.

Funds4. Should Colleges Consider ‘Impact Investing’ for Endowments?
By: Jarrett Carter via @EducationDive
Colleges stand to benefit from investing in initiatives that support social progress and innovation. It’s a win-win for the university and the community!

VR5. Stanford Experiments with Virtual Reality, Social-Emotional Learning and Oculus Rift
By: Blake Montgomery of @EdSurge
Introducing Emoti, an awesome VR experience designed with mindfulness in mind.

Hope you were informed and inspired! Follow us on Twitter at @SalesforceOrg for more on higher ed innovation.