16 février 2015

‘Maker’ innovation spreading on campuses

eCampus NewsXavier University joins a growing number of universities throughout the country that offer MakerBot Innovation Centers, which are designed to empower organizations to innovate faster, collaborate better, and compete more effectively. More...

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How Stanford is incorporating touch for online learning

eCampus NewsBy . Perhaps the largest criticism leveled at online learning is that it can be difficult for students to shake hands with, talk to, and form relationships with their peers or instructors in the way that on-campus students can. It’s also difficult for online students to participate in hands-on experiments or exercises considered critical for skill-building. More...

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This instructional approach is closing student achievement gaps

eCampus NewsBy . Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) report that a technology-enabled, self-paced learning approach developed at the university reduces the achievement gap between disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged students. More...

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Scaling one college’s success throughout a whole state

eCampus NewsBy William L. Spence. Enrollment quickly tripled after the institution began offering academic classes in 2009, jumping from 1,200 the first semester to 3,600 the second. It now offers professional-technical, workforce development, adult and continuing education and academic courses to nearly 21,000 full- and part-time students. More...

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Going virtual? Don’t get physical

eCampus NewsBy Andrew Barbour. As college IT departments look to wring as much value as possible from their budgets and infrastructure, server virtualization has become almost de rigueur. While the benefits of virtualization are now well documented, maintenance of this new environment is less understood—and comes with its own set of challenges. More...

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Why higher ed should be more like Formula One (and less like NASCAR)

eCampus NewsBy . As individuals who have taught in higher education classrooms, we know that when it comes to the next generation of innovative technology, professors are looking for two things: effective solutions that allow for meaningful learning experiences, but also tools that allow for their own unique pedagogical strategies. More...

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11 online learning demands from today’s picky students

eCampus NewsBy . Online learning enrollment is slowing down. At the same time, student preferences and demands for online courses and degrees are changing. And this is all due to increasing online learning options provided by colleges and universities. More...

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Did higher education get these trends right?

eCampus NewsBy . These are just two of the findings released as part of the New Media Consortium’s (NMC) 2015 Higher Education Horizon Report, jointly conducted with the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative. The Report charts the five-year horizon for the impact of emerging technology in learning around the world. More...

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La Cour : 1924 recommandations

Sur le blog "Histoires d'universités" de Pierre Dubois. La Cour des comptes a rendu public, le 11 février 2015, son rapport public annuel. Ce rapport se compose de deux tomes. Le premier expose une sélection d’observations et de recommandations. Le second traite de l’organisation, des missions de la Cour et des suites données aux recommandations formulées antérieurement.
Trois rapports 2015 concernent l’enseignement supérieur et la recherche. 1. Le réseau des œuvres universitaires et scolaires : une modernisation indispensable. 2. La gestion des chercheurs : des améliorations encore nécessaires. 3. Le chantier de Jussieu et la conduites des grandes opérations immobilières des universités franciliennes : des enseignements à tirer. Suite...

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Wikipedia use - nothing to be ashamed about

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "monash.edu"Academics and students alike should be making better use of Wikipedia, a major study of digital technology use in Higher Education has recommended.

The Australia-UK collaboration led by Professor Neil Selwyn at Monash University’s Faculty of Education found that while Wikipedia was a popular background resource with students, it had not supplanted traditional sources of intellectual scholarship and authority. More...

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