15 décembre 2015

EdTech and Hard Sci-Fi

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. Lock In: A Novel of the Near Future by John Scalzi
Lexicon: A Novel by Max Barry
The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi
Over Thanksgiving break I didn’t think I didn’t read e-mail, and I didn’t think about higher education. Read more...

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61 Ways You Know You Are Talking to an Instructional Designer

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. 61 Ways You Know You Are Talking To An Instructional Designer:
1.  They are scarily good at listening. 
2.  They will always first try to clearly establish your goals. Read more...

Posté par pcassuto à 23:55 - - Permalien [#]

Introductory Course Improvements and ‘The Evolution of Everything’

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. The Evolution of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge by Matt Ridley. Published in October of 2015.
The biggest higher ed story is the story that we never talk about. That is the story of how foundational introductory courses have improved dramatically in the past decade, and how these improvements are set to accelerate. Read more...

Posté par pcassuto à 23:54 - - Permalien [#]

Thanksgiving 2020: 3 Technologies I’m Grateful For

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. 2020 has been a year that we have much to be grateful for this Thanksgiving holiday when it comes to technology.
Remember those technology doldrums 5 years ago, when the most exciting technology news of 2016 was an iPad the size of airline tray table? Those were grim tech times indeed. Read more...

Posté par pcassuto à 23:52 - - Permalien [#]

‘Station Eleven’ and an Idea for a Cross-Disciplinary Course on Collapse

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. Station Eleven: A Novel by Emily St. John Mandel.  Published in September of 2014
I’ve written before on the need for higher ed people to push back on the power of the collapse meme. Read more...

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‘The Song Machine’ and The Higher Ed Machine

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory by John Seabrook. Published in October of 2015.
The kind of higher education that I love is higher education unplugged. Education at a human rather than a technological scale. Read more...

Posté par pcassuto à 23:40 - - Permalien [#]

36 Books On Higher Education

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. Are you also a student of higher education?
What are the books about higher education that are in your library?
I went through my Amazon and Audible library’s to figure out which books that I own on higher education. Read more...

Posté par pcassuto à 23:39 - - Permalien [#]

Why Digital Works Against Physical Scale

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. When it comes to education, could digital be the enemy of physical scale?
When I am thinking of scale in education, I am thinking about all those things that we have traditionally done together (synchronously) with many people.  And when I say many people, I mean somewhere between say 50 and 5,000. Read more...

Posté par pcassuto à 23:38 - - Permalien [#]

Change Through the Creation of a Consortium in Brazil

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/the_world_view_blog_header.jpg?itok=P3OlGEpQBy Fabio Garcia Reis. The dynamic and complex higher education environment obliges administrators to recognize the need for institutional changes that respond to new demands from society. Unfortunately, HEIs tend to be slow to change. Read more...

Posté par pcassuto à 23:24 - - Permalien [#]

Has Political Correctness Run Amok?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/the_world_view_blog_header.jpg?itok=P3OlGEpQBy Philip Altbach and Liz Reisberg. Recent student demands to rename and retract names of courses, academic programs and research centers, to include “triggers” in course syllabi, as well as to cancel speakers deemed offensive to specific university campus constituents have already received much attention in the media. Read more...

Posté par pcassuto à 23:23 - - Permalien [#]