03 novembre 2015

Low-Tech Innovation

By Matt Reed. My grandmother collected absurd kitchen technology, which made visits fun. There wasn’t an inside-the-egg-scrambler or fry baby on the market that she didn’t have. More...

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Why Good Student Course Evaluations Are So Hard to Find

By Matt Reed. What are student course evaluations for? 
If the answer to that were simple, it would be easier to design them. But student course evaluations -- and administrator’s observations, for that matter -- serve multiple purposes. More...

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Siding With the Villain

By Matt Reed. Clark Kerr famously quipped that university faculties are loose groupings of independent experts, united only by a shared grievance over parking. As with the best hyperbole, it captured something real. More...

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Because That’s Where the Money Is…

By Matt Reed. Willie Sutton, the bank robber, would have been lost to history if not for a single quip. When asked why he robbed banks, he responded “that’s where the money is.”  His misunderstanding of the question got at a larger truth. More...

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Begin By Listening

By Mary Churchill. Last Friday, my Associate Dean and I traveled south of Boston (Bridgewater for those of you who know the region) to attend a system wide meeting for those of us leading graduate, professional, continuing, and/or extension units in the nine state universities. More...

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A Calmer, Less Commercial, and More Skeptical EDUCAUSE 2016?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. Were you among the 7,500 edtech nerds who descended on Indianapolis for EDUCAUSE 2015?  How was your trip home? What do you think was the big theme of this year’s conference? What new ideas and practices are you bringing back to your campus. Read more...

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The 3 Most Important Numbers at EDUCAUSE 2016?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. From the EDUCAUSE Mission and Organization page of educause.edu. Emphasis mine.
How are we to judge how well EDUCAUSE is living up to its mission. Read more...

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'Reclaiming Conversation’ at EDUCAUSE

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. That would be 7,000 plus educational technology professionals actually putting down their phones long enough to read a book. (Unless you are like me, and read the book on your phone). Read more...

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EDUCAUSE and the Technologization and Corporatization of Higher Education

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. Every year I come to EDUCAUSE, and every year the Exhibitor Floor seems to get bigger. The booths seem to get flashier. The presentations get louder. The screens are bigger. The colors are brighter. The swag gets fancier. Read more...

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The 7 EDUCAUSE Conferences

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. My theory about the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference is that it is really many conferences. EDUCAUSE is too big to make sense of as a single event. Rather, we need to understand EDUCAUSE as many overlapping and intermixed conferences, all occurring in a single place at a single point in time. Read more...

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