24 février 2018

The High Cost of Failed Innovation

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. Hopefully, as we understand the overpromises and hype of MOOCs and personalized learning and other initiatives which pledge to transform education practically overnight, we can get to a much more rigorous, more rational, and less wasteful approach to pursuing innovation in education. More...

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In Academia, You're Always Doing It Wrong

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. A system without a way to win, even when you're on top. More...

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Another Terrible Idea from Turnitin

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. A new way to surveil students. Yay!
Turnitin has announced its latest surveillance product set to arrive in the latter half of 2018. More...

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Free College, With a Catch

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. West Virginia is moving towards to providing a “last dollar” benefit to make community college free for its residents, with a bipartisan bill moving through the state Senate and on to the House of Delegates. More...

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Assessment, Accountability, Metrics: Trying to Figure Out What Counts

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. At the start of the semester I dutifully include the prescribed language for general education learning outcomes, and at the end of the semester I turn in my randomly selected student artifacts meant to reflect those objectives, while simultaneously thinking about how little those artifacts reflect about what students have or have not learned. More...

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The University of Chicago and the Magical Powers of "Reasoned Debate"

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. I can hardly think of a more important issue for new citizens and business leaders of the world than the backlash against globalization and immigration that is taking place not just in America, but in all the Western world. More...

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Smashing Faculty Skepticism

HomeBy Mark Lieberman. Faculty members need one-on-one consultation, positive reinforcement and examples from early adopters before they'll commit en masse to transforming their classrooms. More...

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Rejecting Criticisms -- and Addressing Them

HomeBy Mark Lieberman. George Washington University administrators think criticisms of its online programs are overblown -- but they also want to improve the programs and address ambient concerns. More...

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Creating a ‘Universal Design for Learning’ Movement

HomeBy Mark Lieberman. With the help of a few committed advocates, one institution offers a road map for others to embrace an approach to making learning accessible for all. More...

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Can Congress Encourage Innovation and Protect Students?

HomeBy Mark Lieberman. As lawmakers rewrite the Higher Education Act, experts on digital learning hope they resolve longstanding ambiguities and maintain key safeguards. More...

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