• Red Balloon Project Video Gallery

    Introduction to the Red Balloon Project
    The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) is launching its Red Balloon Project. It is focused on helping member institutions re-imagine undergraduate education. AASCU VP George Mehaffy describes the project.


    Introduction to the Red Balloon Project  

     

    Creating Diplomatic Change in Hard Times

    Making change stick requires creativity and diplomacy. Georgia College and State University President, Dorothy Leland, discusses her experience with move the needle projects during a time of budget cuts.


    Creating Diplomatic Change in Hard Times  



    Partnering with For-Profit Education Providers

    Public Higher Education is competing with for profit institutions. Steve Doblin, Provost at Lamar University in Texas, talks about how his institution partnered with a for profit provider. Lamar University was able to expand the reach of its offerings, lower the cost to students and work with its faculty to maintain the quality and rigor of the courses delivered through their partner.


    Partnering with For Profit Education Providers  


    A Business Model for Higher Education

    Professor Tim Kastelle at the University of Queensland talks about business models for information businesses and identifies three key areas that require leadership attention.


    A Business Model for Higher Education  



    Why Not Teach Innovation?

    Can innovation be taught? This entertaining presentation suggests that it can be. Roberta Ness, Dean of the School of Public Health at the University of Texas, talks about a recently piloted course on innovation.


    Why Not Teach Innovation?  


    DIY U Author Has Opinions!

    Anya Kamenetz shares her perspectives on U.S. Higher Education from a student point of view. She challenges the status quo and points out some rising trends.


    DIY U Author Has Opinions!  



    Leveraging Learning Outcomes

    David Shupe, President of eLumen, offers a thoughtful view on the value of learning outcomes to measuring achievement in higher education for programs and institutions.


    Leveraging Learning Outcomes