23 mars 2018

Handhelds Go to Class

Handhelds Go to Class
Cheap, portable and connected, handhelds are finding their way into the classroom - and right out again as students take their learning from the community as a whole. "Students do science experiments outdoors with computerized probes and watch graphs come alive on the spot as they enter spreadsheet data." Short article and a video. More...

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22 mars 2018

Building Online Communities for Professional Networks

Building Online Communities for Professional Networks
Good paper with a useful set of metrics for evaluating the "health" of an online knowledge community. I don't completely agree with all of the indices, though: for example, I do not see a deeper thread as evidence of a deeper discussion - it often simply reflects a back-and-forth exchange between a minor sub-group. More...

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13 mars 2018

Comprendre le "monde du silence"

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"Le monde du silence" est toute la communauté des personnes sourdes et malentendantes. Pouvez-vous le spécifier en chiffres ? Combien de personnes handicapées dans notre société sont affectées par une perte auditive ? La détermination exacte de cette valeur est assez difficile car il n'y a pas de statistiques précises dans ce domaine. Plus...

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02 mars 2018

Open Textbooks through REBUS community #opened

Inge Ignatia de WaardBy Inge Ignatia de Waard. Great open textbook opportunity! Ever contemplated writing and sharing an open textbook? This might be the moment/community you were waiting for. The Rebus community offers an organized (actively learning) option to create, review, add, to open textbook initiatives… and - in the end - get them published. More...

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19 février 2018

The Case for Online Communities

The Case for Online Communities
Commentators have in recent months become increasingly sceptical of online communities, citing the number of dot com collapses as evidence for their conclusions. But the evidence belies their scepticism, as this article illustrates. Supported with some telling research, the authors show that community features increase sales and increase customer loyalty in an e-commerce site. More...

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23 janvier 2018

The missing link for SDGs – Community-based researchers

By Budd L Hall and Rajesh Tandon. Community-based participatory researchers from universities and civil society organisations from 10 countries gathered in New Delhi in India in mid-November to kick off the Knowledge for Change or K4C Global Consortium. More...

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24 décembre 2017

Regents vote to consolidate Conn. community colleges

University Business Magazine logoDespite objections voiced by faculty, students and staff, the Board of Regents for Higher Education endorsed a plan Thursday to move forward with the consolidation of the state’s 12 community colleges into a single statewide college. More...

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23 décembre 2017

Community stands together against hate during diversity issues in higher ed conference

University Business Magazine logoLeaders of the higher education community stood together at Berkeley College to make meaning of today’s cultural climate at the 17th annual Diversity Issues in Higher Education Conference on November 17, 2017. More...

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20 décembre 2017

Getting 'Dear Community' Letters Right

https://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/media/CTA-IHE-banner640-150.png?itok=VxlaUtWrColleges and universities are issuing “Dear Community” letters at an accelerated pace in response to issues such as sexual misconduct, racist incidents, free speech debates, hazing and Greek Life, and campus-wide protests. More...

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17 décembre 2017

Driving Digital Learning at Community Colleges

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Two-year-college administrators say student retention is their top goal, and are likelier than their university peers to have taken an online course themselves, survey finds. More...

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