07 mai 2018

Reflections on the ASU Convening on the Future Learning in the Digital Age

By Joshua Kim. We may be at an academic conference inflection point.
Higher education gatherings seem to be evolving away from conferencing and towards unconferencing. More...

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Learning Innovation Is Evolving Into an Academic Discipline

By Joshua Kim. An elevator pitch to the attendees of an ASU unconference on the future of learning in the digital age:
Learning innovation is evolving into an academic discipline.
The central question that this emerging academic discipline addresses is:  how do universities learn. More...

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5 Reasons Why College Hosted Professional Meetings Are Awesome

By Joshua Kim. Earlier this month I attended a convening of the Harvesting Academic Innovation for Learners (HAIL) Storm group on the campus on CSU Channel Islands. More...

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Irrational Optimism and the Digital Learning Evangelist

By Joshua Kim. Question 1:  Are you a digital learning evangelist?
Question 2:  How do we identify digital learning evangelists in the wild?
Question 3:  What qualities do you think are most important for success as a digital learning evangelist?
I’ll try to answer these questions. More...

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Mlodinow's 'Elastic' and What a Liberal Arts Education Does to Your Brain

By Joshua Kim. A book on the cognitive science behind flexible thinking. More...

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Know News, Good News

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/library_babel_fish_blog_header.jpgBy Barbara Fister. A reporter, a librarian, and a technologist walk into a bar . . .
Last weekend, Simmons College held a symposium that brought together around 80 journalists and librarians, along with some tech start-up folks, museum curators, and policy wonks, all to talk about what we can do to help people deal with dis- and mis-information. More...

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Choose Privacy - and Think About Census 2020

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/library_babel_fish_blog_header.jpgBy Barbara Fister. It's Choose Privacy Week. What great timing! Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg recently gave robotic answers for two days to a crowd of lawmakers who wanted their four minutes to take a whack at him. British MPs are extremely cross with him and may issue a formal summons for him to appear, and the European Union is in line, too. More...

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"A Nation at Risk" and the Re-Segregation of Schools

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. In 1988, the year school integration reached an all-time high,[1] the 8th grade reading scores on the NAEP Test (also known as “the nation’s report card”) showed the smallest “achievement gap” between white and black students in the test’s entire history at 18 points, having shrunk from 39 points since 1971. More...

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The Stories We Tell and Who Gets to Tell Them

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. Thoughts on the responsibilities surrounding curriculum, assessment, and accreditation.
The City of Charleston is facing a dilemma that raises interesting issues of education, assessment, and accreditation. More...

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The Little (Big) Ask

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. I do not specifically remember my first encounter with a higher education institution employee giving program. More...

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