26 avril 2016

Next Week in San Diego: The ASU GSV Innovation Summit

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/digital_tweed_blog_header.jpgBy Kenneth C. Green. Let me begin with a disclosure, or perhaps more appropriately, a confession.  I attend conferences.
Conferences have played an important role in my career. Read more...

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9 Reasons Why Digital Capabilities Matter

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/student_affairs_and_technology_blog_header.jpgBy Eric Stoller. According to Jisc, "effective use of digital technology by university and college staff is vital in providing a compelling student experience and in realizing a good return on investment in digital technology." In other words, our individual digital capabilities matter. The reasons why our digital capabilities matter is an ever-evolving mix. Read more...

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Higher Education and the Crux of Employability

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/student_affairs_and_technology_blog_header.jpgBy Eric Stoller. Employability isn't why higher education exists. At its core, learning is about so much more than a job or a career. Higher education, in the most aspirational sense, is about self-exploration and making the world a better place. Read more...

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Twitter, Snapchat, and Instagram Takeovers

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/student_affairs_and_technology_blog_header.jpgBy Eric Stoller. Last week I gave a presentation on "Fostering Digital Champions to Win at Crowdsourced Content" at the Case Social Media and Community Conference (my slide deck is at the bottom of this post). The gist of the talk was framed around the idea of trusting your community to create compelling content using a variety of social media channels. Read more...

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Leadership and the Beauty of Grey at #CASESMC

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/student_affairs_and_technology_blog_header.jpgBy Eric Stoller. The opening of this year's CASE Europe Social Media and Community Conference by Debra Humphris, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Brighton, was a leadership lesson in the beauty of grey. Read more...

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Summer Session

By Meg Palladino. As the calendar ticks over to April, and students and faculty are returning from Spring break, my mind has been ever focused on summer.  Through the snowstorms and flu season and bitter cold of this past winter, I was thinking of heat protocol, weekly barbecues, sunscreen giveaways, ice cream socials, and which classrooms on campus have air conditioning. More...

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More than Professional Development

By Yves Salomon-Fernandez. It is very lonely at the top and the road to the presidency is becoming less linear. The paths are also becoming more varied for those seeking to lead at that level. The traditional roadmap of faculty to department chair, to dean, then provost, then president is becoming the road less and less traveled, as surveys of provosts reveal that fewer and fewer of those in such positions aspire to become presidents. More...

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Straddling to Strength

By Meg Palladino. Over the past year, I have had my professional legs straddling two different fields, ESL and Summer Sessions. It has been stressful at times, but I have also discovered that code switching between the two is not so difficult.  I attended both the North American Association of Summer Sessions (NAASS) conference and the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) conference this year. More...

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Take Your Evaluations Seriously

By Mary Churchill. I believe that many of us do not take evaluations seriously enough. They come once a year, at a time when we are often insanely busy. Some of us have a whole pile of them that we have to power through. More...

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Siri … Please Stick to Just Being a Catalyst

By Dan Butin. The heart and soul of the raging debate about online education is the fundamental question of its role and value. This boils down to whether technological innovation will ultimately displace traditional modes of teaching and learning or act as a supplement to it. Read more...

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