White Papers

Innovation in a Traditional Environment

November 21st, 2017|White Papers|

There are many critiques circulating regarding higher education in America. There are calls for re-engineering on a grand scale, for [...]

Understanding OPMs: A Reality-Based Analysis

August 22nd, 2017|White Papers|

When thinking about the pros and cons of using an online program manager, institutions must be careful to determine how [...]

Ideas and Fish: Effective Curriculum Design

August 21st, 2017|White Papers|

As an academic, course and curriculum design are second only to teaching as two of the most important activities I [...]

Change, Disruption and Success in Higher Education

April 27th, 2017|White Papers|

Change continues to be a constant in higher education. The declining fortunes of formerly dominant for-profits, the emergence of non-profit [...]

When the Comfort Zone is the Danger Zone

February 20th, 2017|White Papers|

During a presidential primary season where party elites on both sides of the aisle have been unpleasantly surprised by widespread [...]

Strangers in a Strange Land: Instructional Design and the Academy

September 30th, 2016|White Papers|

A recent report from the Chronicle of Higher Education provides some interesting survey results regarding instructional design and its place [...]

When the Box is All You Know: Leadership, Change, and the Academy

September 30th, 2016|White Papers|

Leaders in higher education are well aware the critical issues they face—relevance, value, and sustainability. They are working to navigate [...]

Looking and Seeing: Understanding the Environment in Private Nonprofit Higher Education

March 31st, 2016|White Papers|

Among Japanese samurai, there was a cautionary maxim that one needs to really see things and not merely look at [...]

Tough Times and Clear Thinking: Coming to Grips with the Higher Education Market

March 31st, 2016|White Papers|

The university or college campus is awash in ideas meant to challenge and stimulate. All too often, however, it is [...]

Partnership, Innovation and Growth: A Case Study

March 31st, 2016|White Papers|

When we look at successful partners, a few key characteristics stand out: the ability to work in a way that [...]