The Chronicle has showcased creative efforts to solve problems — to enliven the classroom, cut instructional costs, recruit more women into computer science, keep students on track to graduate, conduct cutting-edge research, and more. Worth reading (here). Here’s the list of innovators. Unfortunately access is limited to for CHE suscribed members (apologies!).
Jake Schwartz’s General Assembly offers courses designed for the job market.
John Katzman founded the education-search company Noodle to help students find the right college.
Using apps, games, and virtual reality, Bryan Carter brings the Harlem Renaissance to life in the classroom.
For Kim Thanos, providing open-access learning materials isn’t just a business, it’s a cause.
Maria Klawe, president of Harvey Mudd College, has made it her mission to attract women to computer science.
At the U. of Tennessee at Martin, Brandy Cartmell’s online parent portal aims to improve retention rates.
Jeffrey Hancock’s use of social-media data led to some interesting findings — and a big backlash.
Audrey Watters believes technology must be questioned and challenged, not just used blindly.