New UNICON Board Members: Bruce Wiesner from the University of British Columbia was elected to the UNICON board by the membership, and Professor Gabriel Aramouni from Universidad de San Andres was appointed by the board. Congratulations to both Bruce and Gabriel. Their six-year board terms will begin July 1, 2013.
New UNICON Associate and Full Members: We are delighted to welcome American University – Cairo; University of Technology – Sydney and Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM), into the consortium as Associate Members. We also send our congratulations to the University of New South Wales and the University of Western Australia who were approved for Full UNICON membership.
Annual Workshop: This year’s Annual Workshop will be hosted by Columbia Business School on July 11th and 12th. The title is “Riding the Wave of Online Education.” Additional information, to include registration, will be made available soon.
"Teaching Top Dogs New Tricks". The panel includes UNICON member school participants: Thomas Anger, Queen’s School of Business; Joaquín Uríbarri, IE Business School; Bertrand Moingeon, HEC Paris and David Butcher, Cranfield School of Management. Business Management US, Issue 6.
"The Practical University". The best part of the rise of online education is that it forces us to ask: What is a university for? By David Brooks, The New York Times, April 5.
"MOOCs Are Only the Beginning". Washington Post columnist Vivek Wadhwa sees sensors, apps and games as well.
"How Bankable Is Online Education?" Insight Venture Partners Managing Director Deven Parekh discusses the future of online education. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "Money Moves.", March 4, 2013. (Source: Bloomberg). Note: Must endure commercial.
"MOOCmania". The challenge is to identify and enable agility in thinking, learning, doing, and making in a networked world of connectedness. By David Theo Goldberg January 21, 2013
DML Central: University of California Humanities Research Institute.