Erin Krampetz

Ashoka U and Cordes Foundation Recognize 2012 Innovation Award Winners

Ashoka U, Ashoka’s initiative for social innovation in higher education, and the Cordes Foundation, an organization that equips the next generation of social entrepreneurs, recognizes the 2012 Ashoka U – Cordes Innovation Awards winners. The Award highlights teaching and partnership practices that are innovative, replicable, and that make a significant impact on society. Duke University’s […]

Amy Holiday

Dale Stephens about Disruptive Innovation in Higher Education: hacking your education

This is the sixth of a series of posts featuring Exchange participants and their understanding of “Disruptive Innovation in Higher Education”. This week we will be featuring Dale Stephens, Chief Educational Deviant of UnCollege. The landscape of education reform in the United States is turbulent, and there may be no idea more radical than that of 20-year-old […]

Brian McCollow

Jane Turner and Benhür Oral, creatively incorporating social entrepreneurship in the classroom

This is the third in a series of posts featuring Ashoka U Exchange participants discussing “Disruptive Innovation in Higher Education.” This week we feature Jane Turner and Benhür Oral faculty members from Özyeğin Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey. If you think social entrepreneurship has to be taught as a stand-alone subject, you haven’t met Jane Turner and […]