As the threat of MOOCs and for-profit education fades, so too does the sense of urgency that drives innovation. Yet anyone who thinks that a decade from now higher education will look much as it does today is sadly mistaken.
This perfect storm is deeply disruptive, but it also brings opportunity... [T]he biggest opportunity is to radically rethink our educational models in order to bring more students to a bright future while containing costs.
The partnership will result in software and digital tools that support students on their academic and professional journeys and increase student success, one of UT System’s nine Quantum Leaps.
"Based on my experience, I strongly believe that two of the most disruptive executive thought leaders in higher education are Dr. Marni Baker Stein and Phil Komarny at [UTx]."
Predicting the future is a fool’s errand. But that shouldn’t keep us from trying to imagine what lies ahead.
“Education is more than teaching. It’s a mentoring process. Let the students believe in themselves.”
When I enrolled at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to study biomedical sciences last year, I was pleasantly surprised that technology provided me with a tool that made me more passionate about the field, eager to learn and capable of exceeding my potential.
Ted Mitchell, the U.S. Department of Education’s Under Secretary who oversees the federal government’s higher education programs and policies, visited the UT System to discuss issues ranging from educational innovation to Internet access.
The benefits of hiring arts majors for jobs outside the arts.
What would it take to dramatically improve the success rates of non-traditional students in STEM fields?
Next generation models of education that tackle the challenges of a lifetime – not tomorrow, but today.
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley recently launched a new competency-based Biomedical Sciences degree program delivered via iPad.
Chancellor says grant will help System “find new and better ways to serve all students”
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is now home to UT System’s first competency-based education program, with coursework administered via iPad technology for students in the Biomedical Sciences curriculum.
The University of Texas system became the largest public university system to offer free college-quality courses for open enrollment online, designed for high school students to get a head start on college.
The new Dell Medical School at the University of Texas takes a totally new approach to training doctors—and could turn health care upside down.
The days and weeks following a successful program launch are a time to celebrate, to reflect, but mostly to iterate!
Videogames should remind us that the most important value of an activity is not whether it is fun, but whether it wholly engages us.
UTRGV students enrolled in the new biomedical sciences program will have the opportunity to do something most college students can only dream of, which is to go through college without needing any traditional textbooks.
The UT System and the ITL are working in close partnership with the System’s 15 academic and health science campuses to build new, innovative models for education.
A few of the lessons learned during the creation and launch of the UT System’s first competency-based initiative.
Watch how TEx has the power to support competency-based programs across the UT System
New, competency-based curriculum will involve multiple institutions around the state.
The UT System will be the first in the nation to launch a personalized, competency-based education program system-wide aimed at learners from high school through post-graduate studies.
The new University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is poised to launch a breakthrough pathway into the health professions.