14 juin 2015

Coursera, Apple, and the Future of Global Higher Education

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. I’ve had a few hours to think about the Apple WWDC 2015 keynote. Music got lots of time. Gaming got some time. Education, as usual, was completely absent. Read more...

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Those Weird iPad Laptop Replacement People

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. There are 2 types of people in higher ed. Those sane people who use a laptop for work, and an iPad for content consumption. And those crazy people who almost totally replace their laptop with an iPad. Read more...

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Echo Now Reads Audiobooks!

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. Now that Amazon’s Echo speaker will read Audible audiobooks, I have a dilemma. Should I buy one these things. Read more...

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My Half-Baked Hypothesis About Audiobooks and Reading Speed

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. Audiobooks changed my life.
You don’t listen to audiobooks.
Audiobooks allow me to read many more books, as I listen to books while I’m doing something else. Read more...

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Higher Ed and “Rise of the Robots”

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. Wherever I go I play a little game in my head. I look at the jobs that people are doing around me, and I ask myself, “will a robot being doing that job in the future?”. Read more...

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8 Reasons To End The Report Out

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. Our colleague Romy Ruukel, Associate Director of the Digital Learning Initiatives at Boston University, has a great post about the relationship between changes in how we think about learning and how we design our conferences. Read more...

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NS’s “Seveneves” Is Too Short

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. Seveneves is the antidote to the compression of our attention spans. What NS does in 880 pages (32 hours on audio) is create a whole new world. He needs each of those pages to construct the places that are born after the moon explodes. Read more...

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Pushing Back on the Dismantling of Higher Ed Narrative

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. Reading the Rolling Stone article What’s Left After Higher Education Is Dismantled will leave you nothing but depressed. Don't be. Our future is better than you think. Read more...

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International Scholarships: Regional Studies in Africa

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/the_world_view_blog_header.jpg?itok=P3OlGEpQBy Damtew Teferra. The manner in which scholarships are rolled out has evolved as higher education delivery and opportunity have diversified on the African continent. This article is prompted by a new “variant” of traditional scholarship programs unveiled recently by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in Eastern Africa, supported by the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. At the invitation of DAAD, I served as a member of the panel of experts to select East African universities for the competitive sub-regional scholarship which gave me an opportunity to observe the initiative up close. Read more...

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Testing

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/provost.jpg?itok=k-3W3N__By Herman Berliner. I view serving on my local school board as a privilege. We have an excellent school district and a community and a board that are committed to enhancing that excellence. Our administrative team is very strong and our teachers are a tremendous asset. We are not complacent; rather, we are moving forward from a position of great strength which serves the aspirations of our students very well. Read more...

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