25 avril 2016

3 Learning Tech Observations From a Week Of College Visits

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. Last week my wife and I accompanied our younger daughter (11th grade) on college visits.
7 (small liberal arts) colleges in 6 days. 1,700 miles driven. Inspiring. Exhilarating. Exhausting. Read more...

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Is Your Econ Dept Celebrating ‘Narconomics’?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. This is not how a university Economics Departments work.  A terrific nonfiction book aimed at a general audience that builds on the principals of the discipline is published. (In this case, economics). Read more...

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A SWOT Analysis of the MIT Online Learning Report

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. MIT report - Online Education: A Catalyst for Higher Education Reforms
I’ve had a few days to think about the MIT Online Education report.  While I’m (respectfully) critical of some of the content, I do feel that this is a potentially important document in our emerging learning science / organizational change discipline. Read more...

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Online Education as a Catalyst for Organizational Change?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. Online Education: A Catalyst for Higher Education Reforms  The Final Report from MIT's Open Education Policy Initiative.
“...learning-science-based online education (including the blended model) is disrupting the existing higher education teaching paradigm". Read more...

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Should Instructional Designers Be Called ‘Learning Engineers’?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. How many of you spent some of your weekend, like me, reading the MIT report - Online Education: A Catalyst for Higher Education Reforms. Read more...

Posté par pcassuto à 23:31 - - Permalien [#]

Collegiate Sports and Noise

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. Who made the decision that loud music should be played each time the action stops at live sporting events? 
And why has this practice migrated to the collegiate level - where standard practice across the nation now seems to be to blast music between periods and innings, during halftime, and sometimes even during timeouts. Read more...

Posté par pcassuto à 23:30 - - Permalien [#]

Throwing Rocks at ‘Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus’

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. In Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus, Rushkoff posits that our current economic system is analogous to a buggy operating system. What is needed is a new economic OS, one written to benefit consumers (citizens) rather capital holders.  In Rushkoff’s view, wage stagnation and unemployment and economic insecurity are not bugs of the current economic system, but features. Read more...

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The Gap Between Liberal Arts Values and EdTech Practices

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. How is it that edtech companies, companies that are mostly staffed by people who are dedicated to advancing learning, are so often viewed with mixed feelings by so many faculty. Read more...

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3 Questions about CTLs and Organizational Change

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. The question that I’m asking is if CTLs (Centers for Teaching and Learning) can be at the forefront of leading organizational change. Read more...

Posté par pcassuto à 23:26 - - Permalien [#]

Shameless Plug

By Matt Reed. My podcast debut! I’m the guest on this week’s episode of “Higher Ed Social.” We touch on blogging, work/life balance, feminism, pseudonyms, shared governance, and more. More...

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