26 juin 2018

Collaboration across universities is ‘key to innovation’

Collaboration, similar to the American model involving the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard, is the only way forward for innovation in Hong Kong, said Professor Tsui Lap-chee, the academic leading a review of research and development in Hong Kong, writes Peace Chiu for the South China Morning Post. More...

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23 juin 2018

Solar collaboration energizes a new era of sustainability in higher ed

University Business Magazine logoYou think there’s not enough sun in cold, dark Maine to generate solar power? You say solar panels belong in the deserts of the Great Southwest? Actually, solar panels operate more efficiently in cooler weather, and Maine gets more sun than Germany, known worldwide as a solar powerhouse. More...

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05 juin 2018

Defining (and Driving) Collaboration

Defining (and Driving) Collaboration
Jordan Lippman, Janine Perri, Getting Smart, 2018/05/21
This is a preview of a Collaboration Nation survey that will be published this summer. The preview finding being released is that educators tend to blame problems in collaboration on the student rather than on factors related to the class or the school system. More...

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04 juin 2018

Council of Europe and UEFA sign Memorandum of Understanding

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomCouncil of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland and UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin have signed today at Palais de l’Europe a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen their co-operation and implement common strategies in areas of shared interest. More...

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01 juin 2018

Une déclaration de collaboration entre le Québec et le Grand-Duché de Luxembourg sur l'ESS

Alternatives EconomiquesSur le blog de Michel Abhervé pour Alternatives économiques. Les ministres reconnaissant que l'économie sociale et solidaire favorise, de part et d'autre, une croissance durable et inclusive, notamment par la création d'emplois de qualité et la cohésion sociale, constituant ainsi une réponse adaptée aux besoins des collectivités, souhaitent marquer le début d'un processus pour encourager les échanges concernant les lois et les politiques publiques de soutien à l'économie sociale et solidaire mises en œuvre par le Québec et le Grand‑Duché du Luxembourg dans l'objectif d' optimiser et d'enrichir ces dernières par une coopération entre les administrations concernées. Plus...

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Why collaboration is a bad idea for developing personalized learning teachers

Why collaboration is a bad idea for developing personalized learning teachers
Thomas Arnett, Christensen Institute, 2018/04/19
According to Thomas Arnett, "the 'collective action' approach will likely flounder at creating the pipeline of excellent personalized learning teachers that the field needs." This is because "when new innovations are still stretching to meet our expectations, the best strategy for pushing a product’s performance forward is for a single entity to control all the interdependent pieces of the solution." He draws a parallel between the development of teachers and the development of touchscreens. More...

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28 mai 2018

Cengage and VitalSource expand collaboration

University Business Magazine logoCengage, an education and technology company, and VitalSource, the leading Inclusive Access provider for higher education institutions nationwide, announced today that they are expanding their existing collaboration to support the distribution, fulfillment and marketing of Cengage Unlimited. More...

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09 mai 2018

3 proven ways to improve higher-ed collaboration

eCampus NewsWorking across higher-ed departments is not easy but it can strengthen the institution’s ability to get things done. Here's how. More...

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08 mai 2018

Two higher ed collaborations expand access to Google Cloud Platform

University Business Magazine logoFrom Northeastern University’s work to map the spread of the Zika virus, to MIT’s massive computing for theoretical mathematics, higher education institutions are applying cloud technologies to help solve the global challenges we face. More...

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09 avril 2018

Collaboration and the creation of a new journalism commons

Collaboration and the creation of a new journalism commons
Carlos Martínez de la Serna, Columbia Journalism Review, 2018/03/30

I think that a case could be made that a similar cooperation is beginning to develop in education (albeit at a slower pace). More...

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