27 février 2019

Navigating Misunderstandings and Conflict

HomeThey can damage relationships if not handled quickly and effectively, warns Stephen J. Aguilar, who offers some advice. More...

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How to Best Navigate the Africana Studies Joint Position

HomeIn our last essay, we discussed how joint Africana studies positions create a two-body problem and the challenges associated with navigating the demands of two academic units. In this one, we will discuss strategies to navigate the toll that an Africana studies joint position exacts on your body, mind and spirit and conclude with additional tips. More...

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Careers Go in Chapters

HomeThe metaphor is particularly useful for doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars for many reasons -- some obvious and others less so, writes Chris M. Golde. More...

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What I Learned From a Teaching Award

HomeThe prize came with a $1,000 check and a glass trophy. I blew the money on a 1980s Pioneer receiver-amp, with Sonos wireless, so I could spin my Bob Dylan vinyl while washing dishes at home. The trophy gathers dust on a file cabinet at work. More...

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Don’t Like Your Ph.D. Program? Transfer

HomeStudents often feel powerless to change and see dropping out entirely as the only option, but that's simply not the case, writes Kevin Singer. More...

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Developing Your Teamwork Skills

HomeAds for both academic and nonacademic jobs highlight teamwork, writes Pallavi Eswara, who give tips on how to develop those skills and then demonstrate you possess them. More...

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MOOCs in Context: the re.mooc in Africa

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. MOOCs in Context: the re.mooc in Africa
Stephen Downes, March 11, 2013, EPFL Media Design Lab, Lausanne, Switzerland, via Skype
Organized with Alex Barchiesi, postdoc in EPFL Media Design Lab  (after a PhD in Particle physics), based on his concept of the re.mooc: how to re-use the material coming from the xMOOC and reorganize it in a localized version that could facilitate the "After school" education in African coutries. 

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VISIR Network

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. VISIR Network
VISIR, March 5, 2013
Accoridng to the email, "The VISIR project – Vision, Scenarios, Insights and Recommendations – is the initiative of seven European networks, one research centre and one University involved in the open, distance and e-learning field. It aims to develop a shared vision on how ICT may help making lifelong learning a reality." They have launched their second survey. More...

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Getting More Out of Student Blogging

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Getting More Out of Student Blogging
Sue Waters, Sue Waters Blog, March 5, 2013
The whole concept of educational blogging has faded to the background recently, though you'd think that wth MOOCs it would be more important than ever. You'd think. Anyhow, this post features edublogs staffer reviewing the concept of edublogs, from her perspective, and reiterating their application in learning and how to do it well. More...

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Sugata Mitra: Slum chic? 7 reasons for doubt

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Sugata Mitra: Slum chic? 7 reasons for doubt
Donald Clark, Donald Clark Plan B, March 5, 2013
Unlike the Nobel Prize, which rewards people for work they've done, the TED Prize is basically startup money for work they're going to do. This with the 2013 prize, which gives Sugata Mitra about $1 million to develop something called  School in the Cloud. More...

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