28 mars 2016

When It Comes to Dissertations, Done Is Best

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/Screen%20Shot%202011-12-12%20at%2012.29.48%20PM.png?itok=ITDqfJNPBy Katie Shives. While this may rankle some graduate students, I think this is some of the best advice that an ABD can take to heart. Read more...

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Greening Your Commute

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/Screen%20Shot%202011-12-12%20at%2012.29.48%20PM.png?itok=ITDqfJNPBy Hanna Peacock. Commuting by bike is a great way to save money, reduce your carbon emissions, and sneak a workout into your daily routine. Depending on the traffic in your city, you may even save time by avoiding traffic jams and searching for parking. Read more...

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Academic Groupies

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/Screen%20Shot%202011-12-12%20at%2012.29.48%20PM.png?itok=ITDqfJNPBy DeWitt Scott. Many of us have fallen victim to it at one point and time: meeting that superstar scholar in our respective fields and being in total awe of him/her.  You have consumed their research, read their works, listened to their speeches, and studied their backgrounds. Read more...

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8 Ways to Read ‘Leading Change’ as a Higher Ed Book

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. Leading Change by John P. Kotter
First published in 1996. Audiobook, (how I read the book), published in 2012.
There are two big conversations going on in higher education - conversations that are largely separate, distinct, and siloed from each other. Read more...

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Permanent Scarcity and Permanent Crisis

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. The people who work at colleges and universities now find themselves operating in one of two modes: permanent scarcity or permanent crisis.
Scarcity and crisis are the new higher ed normal. Read more...

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Any Higher Ed Lessons From a $3.98 Digital/Audio Book?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. The last book I read was an excellent thriller called The Short Drop, written by Matthew FitzSimmons.
Can understanding why we buy the books that we do tell us anything about why people make choices about colleges and universities. Read more...

Posté par pcassuto à 18:26 - - Permalien [#]

7 Theories Why Web Meetings Have Not Killed the Conference Call

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. How many old-fashioned telephone conference calls have you participated in this month?
You know these calls.  You first dial in a number.  Then you hit a huge string of random numbers to be placed in the correct call.  Then you announce yourself.  Then you hear a loud beep.  If you are lucky, the “conference organizer” has entered in the correct host code. Read more...

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Is Watching an Apple Event at Work Really Work?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. On Monday I blocked my calendar, stopped answering e-mail, and devoted (most of my) attention to watching the 3/21 Apple live event. Read more...

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13 Possible Higher Ed Ideas from ‘Under New Management’

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. What is fascinating about David Burkus’ new book on organizational change is that not one of his case studies comes from higher ed. Read more...

Posté par pcassuto à 18:22 - - Permalien [#]

‘Smarter Faster Better’ and Higher Ed Productivity

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. Before I recommend Smarter Faster Better (which I highly recommend) - I’d like to ask you 5 questions. Read more...

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