Approaches to accommodating changes in capacity using technology
But change dominates even the day-to-day, where challenges are in some ways more complex than ever. You've been humming the tune, perhaps dancing to its rhythm.
You may not know all the words, but everyone knows the refrain: "Mobile-Cloud-Big Data-Business Value-Agile-Transformation-Social-Analytics-Online Learning." Some people know just a verse or two, some know several, and some are even helping to write new verses. Information technology has reached an inflection point.
The 26th Annual Report to Congress on IDEA reported that approximately ninety-six percent of general education teachers have students in their classroom with learning disabilities.
A second dimension of change is the shifting focus of IT leaders and professionals from technical problems to business problems, along with the ensuing interdependence between the IT organization and business units.
Underlying all this strategic change, the day-to-day work of the IT organization goes on. It's a song that's been playing everywhere the last several years.
Interviews with the teacher and students offer perspectives on the value of using virtual worlds in the classroom .
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There is reason to believe that higher education information technology has reached an inflection point—the point at which the trends that have dominated thought leadership and have motivated early adopters are now cascading into the mainstream.