19 février 2017

How universities are leveraging online video technology for no-boundaries learning

eCampus NewsBy Gary Weis. In the wake of the travel ban, here's how video can help support global learning for students interested in curricula from U.S. institutions. More...

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7 must-read higher education blogs

eCampus NewsBy Gary Weis. Social media’s popularity means higher education faculty and administrators have a number of avenues to develop their professional learning networks and learn from one another. More...

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7 musts for digital and OER course materials

eCampus NewsBy Laura Ascione. With the emergence of digital learning materials and open educational resources (OER), instructors have a wealth of instructional course materials at their fingertips. More...

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Is “holistic” higher ed’s latest innovation star?

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury. In another move that strays from the traditional hierarchical and siloed traditions of colleges and universities, a number of recent initiatives at some of the country’s most prestigious institutions and higher education organizations are focusing on the buzzword “holistic.” More...

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Community colleges celebrate Career and Technical Education Month

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury. California is experiencing a remarkable resurgence in career technical education, and California Community Colleges is supporting the momentum. More...

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10 reasons why blended learning is exploding

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury. Blended learning, like many other buzzwords in education, is getting thrown around in ed-tech conversations as one of the hottest trends taking over course instruction and luring prospective students to colleges. More...

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6 essential technologies on the higher ed horizon

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury. Tablets are just the beginning of Natural User Inerfaces (NUIs) in college and university settings; and any institution interested in remaining relevant in the next five years should start redesigning their learning spaces to better promote collaborative learning. More...

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Is higher ed ready for the big edtech explosion?

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury. According to recent research, edtech spending is on the rise, with an estimated $252 billion to be spent by colleges and universities on campus edtech by 2020. More...

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Alliance européenne pour l’apprentissage

European Commission logoL’Alliance européenne pour l’apprentissage (EAfA) constitue une plateforme unique qui rassemble des Etats et d'autres acteurs clés tels que des entreprises, les partenaires sociaux, des chambres de commerce, l’enseignement et la formation professionnelle (EFP), les régions, des représentants des jeunes ou des groupes de réflexion.
L'objectif commun est de renforcer la qualité, l'offre, l'image de l'apprentissage en Europe, et depuis peu, la mobilité des apprentis prend une place plus importante.
Par ailleurs, la première enquête en ligne auprès des parties prenantes a révélé l'importance croissante de la mobilité dans le cadre de l'apprentissage.
Cette Alliance a été lancée en juillet 2013 par une déclaration commune des Partenaires Sociaux européens (CES, BUSINESSEUROPE, UEAPME et CEEP), de la Commission européenne et de la présidence du Conseil de l’UE. Elle a été suivie par une déclaration du Conseil par les pays de l’UE. Bien que géré par la Commission, le succès de l’Alliance européenne pour l’apprentissage résulte de la mise en œuvre des engagements nationaux et de l’engagement des partenaires, notamment grâce à des engagements par les parties prenantes. More...

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Learning from European apprentice models

By Ellie Ashford. U.S. community colleges interested in starting apprenticeships can learn a lot from longstanding programs in Europe.
Several of those models, as well as U.S. initiatives, were highlighted this week in a plenary session at the American Association of Community Colleges’ Workforce Development Institute
There is growing recognition that apprenticeships are not separate from career and technical education (CTE) or the rest of the work done at community colleges, said James Jacobs, president of Macomb Community College in Michigan. What is needed, he said, are stronger links between student learning and the workplace and stronger ties to measures of student learning, such as degree completion and pathways. More...

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