21 septembre 2015

Schülerantworten: "Die Erde dreht sich um die eigene Axt"

http://www.spiegel.de/static/sys/v10/logo/spiegel_online_logo_460_64.pngVon und . Auch wenn das Fach Erdkunde den meisten Schülern höchstens Grundkenntnisse in Geografie vermittelt, lehrt es andere Lektionen: Etwa wie viel Energie man aufwenden muss, um es gerade noch durch die Klausur zu schaffen. Wie man es schafft, sich die Namen von Flüssen, Gebirgen, Städten und Ländern einzuhämmern, obwohl es einen nicht die Bohne interessiert. Mehr...

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Mehr Vorbereitungskurse für Flüchtlinge an den Unis

http://www.spiegel.de/static/sys/v10/logo/spiegel_online_logo_460_64.pngBundesbildungsministerin Johanna Wanka (CDU) will Flüchtlingen den Zugang zum Studium erleichtern und die Hochschulen dabei unterstützen. "Wir wollen, dass die Hochschulen zur Integration beitragen. Das will der Bund unterstützen", sagte Wanka in einem Interview mit der "Zeit". Mehr...

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A Hidden Barrier to Arab Students’ Education

By Ibtissem Jamel, Rim Hayat Chaif, Tarek Abd El-Galil, Tasneem Mohamed. With the start of the new academic year in many Arab countries, the struggle with transportation also begins for millions of students. 
Most public universities in the region do not offer transportation for students, who are left to cope with inadequate public transportation. Some private universities overcharge students for transportation that the universities provide. Students are often late for lectures or spend a large portion of their small budgets getting to campus, leaving them prone to dropping out. More...

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iCE + iPad= curricular superstar

eCampus NewsBy Andrew Barbour. For several years now, higher ed visionaries have touted the potential of learner-centered instruction, flipped classrooms, mobile-optimized course materials, and cross-disciplinary collaboration. Now, rather than just talking about them, Thomas Jefferson University has decided to walk the walk. More...

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Is higher education heading toward a smart city future?

eCampus NewsBy . According to researchers around the world, there is increasing momentum from some of the world’s most innovative universities to align curriculum, research and overall mission to city development that specifically focuses on technology-based systems and services. In other words, progressive higher education is linking itself more than ever to the Internet of Everything. More...

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4 hiring trends that harm students, faculty

eCampus NewsBy . A new report emphasizes the importance of faculty and student interaction, noting its critical influence on student success, but also warns of a number of trends decreasing the potential for this interaction.
The report, Back to School in Higher Ed: Who Needs Faculty?, comes from the Campaign for the Future of Higher Education. More...

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Carnegie, XanEdu partner to improve math delivery

eCampus NewsThe Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and mobile content provider XanEdu have partnered to deliver developmental math programs to higher education instructors. More...

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New platform addresses content consumption

eCampus NewsA new platform has launched in an effort to provide content publishers with granular control of how their content is consumed. More...

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CalArts launches open online game design

eCampus NewsThe California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) is launching a cluster of online courses titled Game Design: Art and Concepts on Coursera. More...

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EdCast launches “10 Minute Insight” series

eCampus NewsSocial knowledge network EdCast has launched a “10 Minute Insight Series” offering an interactive setting for global influencers to share their specialized insights to help better the world. More...

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