Fifteen innovations in higher education

 Steven Mintz, executive director of the University of Texas system’s Institute for Transformational Learning, proposes the following innovations that will impact higher education:

  1. e-Advising
  2. Evidence-based pedagogy
  3. The decline of the lone-eagle teaching approach
  4. Optimized class time
  5. Easier educational transitions
  6. Fewer large lecture classes
  7. New frontiers for e-learning
  8. Personalized adaptive learning
  9. Increased competency-based and prior-learning credits
  10. Data-driven instruction
  11. Aggressive pursuit of new revenue
  12. Online and low-residency degrees at flagships
  13. More certificates and badges
  14. Free and open textbooks
  15. Public-private partnerships

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