27 mars 2016

Increasing female enrollment in UW’s iSchool narrowing the gender gap

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The University of Washington’s Information School‘s 2015-16 undergraduate cohort in informatics is not only the school’s largest yet with 210 students, it also includes more women students than ever before — about 40 percent. More...

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Stop worrying and start coding: sites to get started

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Thanks to the enormous number of online courses which teach programming today, anyone can gain the right computer skills to execute the next big idea. Programming needn’t always be reams of boring text. More...

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Learning complex tasks ‘SUPERCHARGES’ the brain

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. You might imagine the brain to be divided into specific areas responsible for processing different senses. But researchers have now shown how we can ’supercharge’ our minds and break down its barriers so it becomes more flexible. More...

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8 pieces of ed tech news to note from SXSWedu 2016

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. If you couldn’t be in Austin or see everything on display, here’s what caught our attention. There was no shortage of ed tech to take in at SXSWedu 2016. More...

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Colorado State offers computer science bootcamp in online program

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Colorado State University-Global Campus launched a new program this month for aspiring computer scientists that falls somewhere between non-accredited coding bootcamps and traditional programs. More...

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Replacing a reliance on standardized test scores with e-portfolios

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Colleges and universities have long relied on SAT and ACT scores in admissions decisions, to the detriment of low-income students, Latinos, African-Americans, and women, and some point to e-portfolios as the solution. More...

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OpenStack, Docker, Kubernetes Feature in Free Online Training Class

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The Linux Foundation and edX are offering free training for open source cloud and container technology, such as OpenStack, Docker and Kubernetes. More...

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New Penn State Course Tackles Teaching with Call of Duty, World of Warcraft

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Forget about hunting down just the right educational games for your students. Let them use the ones they already love — Minecraft, World of Warcraft and Call of Duty — and then untangle how those can be fit into the learning goals you have for them. More...

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An Examination of Adjunct Faculty Characteristics: Comparison between Non-Profit and For-Profit Institutions

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Institutions must understand the unique characteristics and motivations of adjunct faculty teaching online to more effectively support a diverse faculty population. More...

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26 mars 2016

Appel à candidature de la 9ème édition du Prix OCIRP Acteurs économiques & Handicap

Accueil - Agefiph - ouvrir l'emploi aux personnes handicapéesCe Prix, créé en 2008 par l’OCIRP (Organisme Commun des Institutions de Rente et de Prévoyance) a pour objectif d'encourager, faire connaître et valoriser toutes les actions initiées par l’ensemble des entreprises et organisations privées, publiques ou de l’économie sociale visant à améliorer l’intégration des personnes handicapées dans notre société. Voir l'article...

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