26 novembre 2016

Bureau de la CPU : 3 inconnus

Sur le blog "Histoires d'universités" de Pierre Dubois. Selon News Tank Education de ce jour, Gilles Roussel, président de l’Université de Paris Est Marne-la Vallée, a fait acte de candidature à la présidence de la CPU. Ses acolytes pour les deux vice-présidences : Fabienne Blaise (présidente de Lille 3 Sciences Humaines et Sociales) et l’éternel Khaled Bouabdallah, président de l’Université de Lyon, ancien président de Saint-Étienne, et vice-président de la CPU depuis deux mandats. Suite...

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Second webinar on choosing media for online learning

http://www.tonybates.ca/wp-content/uploads/asssociates.jpgBy . This morning I delivered (for the second time) a Contact North webinar: Choosing Media: How They Differ and How to make the Best Choices for Your Teaching‘ based on Chapters 6-8 of my open, online textbook, Teaching in a Digital Age.
The webinar was primarily a discussion with participants about the main issues involved in choosing appropriate media for teaching and learning. More...

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What I learned at Drexel University in National Distance Learning Week

http://www.tonybates.ca/wp-content/uploads/asssociates.jpgBy . On Tuesday and Wednesday last week, I found myself in Philadelphia on U.S. Presidential Election day, and even more importantly, the day after, as the results became known. I was there, not to ‘rig’ the election, as some have rumoured, but to visit one of the leaders in online learning in the USA, Drexel University. More...

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Report on SFU’s experiences of teaching with technology

http://www.tonybates.ca/wp-content/uploads/asssociates.jpgBy . I always enjoy going to a university or college and seeing how they are using learning technologies. I am always a little surprised and I am also usually intrigued by some unexpected application, and today’s DemoFest at Simon Fraser University was no exception. More...

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Doctoral and post-doctoral research fellowships at the University of Western Cape

The University of Wester Cape in South Africa has announced 7 doctoral and 3 post-doctoral positions. The Institute for Post-School Studies (IPSS) is an institute at the University of Western Cape (UWC), located within the Faculty of Education. Relevant research, teaching and development activities across the three domains of the IPSS contribute towards growing the knowledge base on post-schooling particularly in Africa and globally. See more...

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National systems for student fees and support systems in Europe – Eurydice report

Eurydice has published a report that looks into student fees and support systems across Europe for 2016/2017 study year. The report provides an overview of key developments in Europe in this area, as well as more detailed national case studies. See more...

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List of conferences relevant for higher education in 2017

By Hedda. 2017 coming up – what are your conference plans for the coming year? Calls for papers have been distributed and dates are confirmed. So time to start planning which conferences to attend in 2017. To make this easier for you, we are now compiling a list of relevant conferences for the fourth year now. See more...

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Free mobile learning papers from mLearn2016 conference in Sydney #mLearning #mobile

Inge Ignatia de WaardBy Inge Ignatia de Waard. This is a great set of mobile learning papers (proceedings available here) written for the 15th mLearn conference that was organised in Sydney, Australia on 24-26 October 2016. The theme chosen for the conference was Mobile Learning Futures – Sustaining Quality Research and Practice in Mobile Learning. Read more...

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BTEC: why it’s important to Universities, Employers, Students…and Pearson too

This week, we are publishing the annual data for nearly three-quarters of a million BTEC qualifications taken in the past academic year. More...

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Why the Office for Budget Responsibility is almost certainly wrong

The independent Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) makes forecasts for future student numbers because of the knock-on consequences for public expenditure.
I have pointed out the apparent pessimism in their forecasts more than once before – see here and here – and have also visited them to discuss their figures. More...

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