28 mars 2016

Is Stone Soup Right?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. My assumption (that I’d like to unpack and challenge) is that those of us working across postsecondary education should build coalitions with our teaching faculty. This belief is both rooted in my own professional history (I spent much of my career teaching), and in what I have learned working in educational technology. Read more...

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The Vibe and the People at SXSWedu 2016

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. This is my first year to attend SXSWedu.  I came to Austin mostly because EdSurge’s Director of Higher Education, the amazing Allison Dulin Salisbury, organized a panel discussion that was accepted on to the program. Read more...

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5 Reasons Why I Arrive Insanely Early At Airports

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. A quick survey.  Your (domestic) flight is scheduled for 11:00 a.m.  How early do you arrive at the airport. Read more...

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Centers for Teaching & Learning As University Red Teams

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. Is the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) the new university red team? This is the question that I’m pondering as I read Micah Zenko’s new book Red Team: How to Succeed By Thinking Like the Enemy. Read more...

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We Have an Engagement Crisis, not a "Grit" Deficit

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. Pioneering "grit" researcher, Professor Angela Duckworth, has had that research turn into a monster and escape from the lab. Read more...

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"A Well-Meaning Ineffective Teacher Can Be More Dangerous Than One That Doesn’t Care at All."

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. Earlier this week I called Dr. Christopher Emdin’s For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood…and the Rest of Y’all Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education, “the most important work of pedagogy I’ve read in the last ten years. I wanted to follow-up with a Q&A with Dr. Emdin, asking him about the roots of his pedagogy and why he thinks it’s a necessary approach for our current times. He answered these questions via email. Read more...

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The Most Important Work of Pedagogy I've Read in Ten Years.

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. By its title, For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood…and the Rest of Y’all Too by Dr. Christopher Emdin isn’t for me.[1]
I am indeed white folks, but I do not teach in “the hood.” I also teach college, rather than in the K-12 system that Dr. Emdin is addressing with this book, and yet over and over again, I found myself underlining passages and thinking about how they might apply to my college writing classroom and my own teaching practice. Read more...

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Higher Education? More Like Subordination.

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. I have been haunted by a phrase from a recent Inside Higher Ed article: “subordinate learner.”
Tim Cassedy argues that in order to succeed, graduate students must be “subordinate learners,” existing as a kind of “ward” of the mentoring professor. Read more...

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Education Tourists Can't Save Anything or Anyone

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. This past Friday, under the headline, “The Myth of the Hero Teacher,” the New York Times shared the story of Ed Boland, an executive at Prep for Prep, a nonprofit tasked with putting minority children in elite private schools. Read more...

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No, Not New York City...

By Matt Reed. We know that the journalism industry is changing. General-circulation newspapers and local television news programs are struggling, while web-based sites -- often specific to a single industry, such as IHE -- are growing. More...

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