Digital Tweed

Digital Tweed® is the work of Kenneth C. Green, founding director of The Campus Computing Project. If successful, these posts will inform and entertain, and at times also annoy. A little dissonance can be a good thing.

February 25, 2020 - 10:42pm
Has your institution increased its investments in analytics in recent years? How’s that working out for you? Two recent surveys suggest that for many institutions, the investment is not working out very well.
August 5, 2019 - 10:40pm
Increasingly focused on student success, institutional impacts and outcomes, and digital learning, provosts/CAOs are emerging as the third wave of higher education's digital leadership. 
July 29, 2019 - 3:07pm
Recent publisher announcements promoting going digital or digital first strategies may actually disadvantage large numbers students who are the intended beneficiaries of these initiatives.
April 18, 2019 - 8:08pm
Two public presentations at last week’s ASU GSV Summit, plus an exclusive interview with ASU President Michael Crow, offered new information and insight about ASU’s plans to launch an online, for-profit, workforce training initiative.   
March 27, 2019 - 8:29pm
ASU is planning a new, for-profit online initiative.  Let's discuss.
February 20, 2019 - 10:09pm
It's time to move the OER conversation beyond the cost of course materials to focus primarily on the quality of OER course resources.
January 27, 2019 - 5:11pm
Social media provides opportunities to announce to the world something you've done/are doing, or something you deem important that others should know. But for those who read your post, the message they send you (and others) with a LIKE or a SHARE is very different -- and significant.
July 22, 2018 - 10:20pm
Rather that creating a “data gumbo” rich with integrated data sources, most colleges still experience “data babel” – critical operational challenges that involve applications, platforms and data bases that do not “talk” with one another and are difficult to integrate.
April 12, 2018 - 4:13pm
Drawing on the experience of Microsoft's Bill Gates and IBM's Lou Gerstner, student tutors may be the solution for presidents and provosts who wish to enhance their understanding of digital pedagogy and better understand the learning experiences of their students and the instructional initiatives of their faculty.
February 19, 2018 - 8:44pm
The peak months of the annual academic hiring cycle provide an interesting opportunity to ask yourself:  how did you get here? 


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