25 janvier 2017

The Credentials Revolution

By Steven Mintz. Certificates or industry certifications are no longer just for those with only a high school degree. Growing numbers of students at four-year institutions and post-bacs are acquiring certificates, badges, MicroMasters, and nanodegrees – often at great expense – to upgrade their skills, enter a new field, or bolster their competitiveness in the job market. Read more...

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Reimagining the College Transcript

By Steven Mintz. New kinds of transcripts are all the rage. With assistance from the Lumina Foundation and the support of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, various institutions are experimenting with transcripts that provide a more comprehensive record of a student’s accomplishments and proficiencies as a better way to demonstrate the value of a higher education to parents, business, and government. Read more...

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Islands of Innovation

By Steven Mintz. The desirability of establishing a third space within a university.
No critic would include the 2006 campus comedy Accepted in the pantheon of classic college movies. Read more...

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Oh Analytics, Where Art Thou?

By Michael Patrick Rutter. Insights and engagement.
What’s in and what’s out. What moved the media. Top tweets and posts. Videos that went viral. Future trends. Read more...

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Preparing Graduates for Future Knowledge Practices

By Thomas Carey. I was in several meetings last month with groups of higher education Vice-Presidents with oversight for teaching and learning, where the topics of discussion included the increasingly dynamic knowledge environment which our graduates are facing. Read more...

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A New Administration

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/law.jpgBy Tracy Mitrano. With a new administration in the White House, it is time to set a new internet agenda. Here are five recommendations. Read more...

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With Only Days to Go, What Say You?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/law.jpgBy Tracy Mitrano. With only days to go before the inauguration, the United States government has a hodge-podge of confusing and potentially destabilizing messes on its hands. Read more...

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How to Scale the Liberal Arts

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. The latest data point we can cite is the article Making the Case for Liberal Arts Colleges. According to research by Richard A. Detweiler, liberal arts graduates are significantly more likely to take leadership roles in their careers, engage in lifelong learning activities, and (eventually) earn into the six figures. Read more...

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Will Learning Science Drive Higher Ed Inequality?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. Will learning science drive higher ed inequality? 
Or can we imagine an alternative narrative - one where learning science serves to subvert the existing institutional status hierarchy. Read more...

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Writing Tenure-Review Letters

HomeBy Eric Goldman. Many professors frequently write tenure-review letters, but as a community, we’re not regularly discussing how we should be doing so, argues Eric Goldman. Read more...

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