26 mars 2018

Other Duties as Assigned

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/library_babel_fish_blog_header.jpgBy Barbara Fister. Given the great dismantling of public institutions that we’ve been witnessing since Reagan told us government was the problem, librarians have been picking up new roles. Who else is going to. More...

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From Schooled Skepticism to Informed Trust

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/library_babel_fish_blog_header.jpgBy Barbara Fister. It’s one thing to teach students about disinformation. It’s another to convince them information can sometimes be trusted. More...

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Career Opportunities at the Intersection of Learning and Technology

By Joshua Kim. This morning I saw a post on LInkedIn from Thomas Cavanagh, Vice Provost for Digital Learning at University of Central Florida (and an amazing leader), that read:
"We are currently searching for 5 instructional designer positions at #UCF! Be a part of one of the leading digital learning institutions in the nation. And, BTW, it was 73 degrees today without a cloud in the sky. Apply for each search separately for full consideration. Hope to see you in sunny Orlando! "
Wow. 5 instructional designer searches at UCF. More...

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'Get News. Not too Quickly. Avoid Social.'

By Joshua Kim. In his NYTimes piece For Two Months, I Got My News From Print Newspapers. Here’s What I Learned., Manjoo relates the benefits of moving towards a diet of paper newspapers and magazines, while forgoing Facebook and Twitter. More...

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Reviewing Sony's New Digital Paper

By Joshua Kim. How much paper is in your life? If you are like me, too much. More...

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We Need To Tell Our Students That 'It's Better Than It Looks’

By Joshua Kim. Teaching critical optimism.
It's Better Than It Looks: Reasons for Optimism in an Age of Fear by Gregg Easterbrook. More...

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Reacting to Secretary DeVos at SXSW EDU

By Joshua Kim. My reaction after reading Jeff Young and Sydney Johnson’s story about the Rethink Education panel with Betsy DeVos at SXSW EDU was one of dismay, frustration and disappointment. More...

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Thinking about Non-Faculty Academic Career Paths Through a Faculty Lens

By Joshua Kim. This past week, I attended a terrific session at the UPCEA Annual Conference on "Building Your Professional Profile”. One of the big ideas that I took away from the session was how colleges and universities might re-think the staff career model. More...

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Reading 'Behemoth' and Thinking about Factories, My Kids, and Our Students

By Joshua Kim. The manufacturing of our modern world.
Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World by Joshua B. Freeman. More...

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