20 septembre 2015

Remember the Panopticon?

By Matt Reed. Academics of a certain age will remember when you couldn’t take a seminar without hearing about Foucault and the Panopticon. The panopticon was Jeremy Bentham’s design, intended for a prison. More...

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CBE, PLA, and Residency Requirements

By Matt Reed. How do residency requirements work for competency-based programs?
Modern States' recent announcements got me thinking about that. More...

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Details, Details…

By Matt Reed. The entire higher-ed-policy Twitterverse was abuzz Saturday morning with news of the release of Education Department data on the performance of colleges across America. More...

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The EdTech Debate Within Our Progressive Community

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. Our edtech community is having a debate with itself. I’ve come to believe that this debate is taking place among progressively minded academics who would agree on most things political. Read more...

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A Plague of Directors

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. How many people at your school have “director” in their title? 
Suddenly, directors seem to be everywhere. Read more...

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Our Divided FTE Lives

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. How many jobs do you have? No really, how many?
I’m not talking about the second shift of family duties. I’m asking about how you bundle your work in order to get to 1.0 FTE (full-time equivalent). Read more...

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The Gift of Our Critical IHE Community

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. Our IHE community often reminds me of my favorite graduate school seminars. Passionate debate. Strong opinions. A shared set of values and a common purpose. The feeling that while we may strongly disagree with each other, we value each other's opinions, and are committed to listening and trying to learn from each other. Read more...

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3 Things Not In My New Home

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. We just moved house. Downsized. A move motivated by a daughter going off to college (after a gap year), and a second daughter set to leave the nest in 2017. Read more...

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Internationalization for Poland

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/the_world_view_blog_header.jpg?itok=P3OlGEpQBy Daniel Kontowski and Philip G. Altbach. The World View is pleased to publish a conversation between Daniel Kontowski and Philip G. Altbach in four parts. These conversations were initiated by Daniel for a Polish audience and will be published in Gazeta Wyborcza in Polish in a longer version. The dialog considers international strategy from a Polish perspective.  Part 2 follows. Read more...

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Obama: Agencies Should Use Behavioral Science

HomeMany congressional Republicans have mocked the idea of federal support for behavioral research (and tried to cut it). But President Obama this week expressed backing for such research. Read more...

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