04 décembre 2018

Next-Generation Course Management Systems: Beyond Accidental Pedagogy

Next-Generation Course Management Systems: Beyond Accidental Pedagogy
Interesting presentation on next generation content management systems - slides (which I viewed) and audio (which I didn't listen to) are available. In a few words, what the author is proposing are content management systems that are simpler and more personal. As I remind people when we get to talking about this sort of thing: the content we are up against (so to speak) is the telephone - and the telephone is very personal and very simple - which is why people call someone rather than use the CMS when they need information. (p.s. EDUCAUSE now has an RSS feed listing all their recent resources). More...

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02 décembre 2018

Expert advice on how to reach Generation Z

eCampus NewsGen Z, the oldest of whom are 23, are accustomed to scrolling, clicking, and monitoring social media for their news and to help them make decisions. When competing to earn the attention of these prospective students, you’ll need to execute strategies that set you apart from the crowd across social channels. More...

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01 décembre 2018

Providers on ResNet bandwidth challenges

University Business Magazine logo“Generation Z’s anytime, anywhere connectivity expectations for online learning and entertainment, and device and video usage have driven bandwidth demand to unprecedented levels. Even as administrators try their hardest to keep up—by limiting bandwidth, upgrading equipment, etc.—it’s never enough. More...

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Vow to train the next generation of working-class doctors

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianA medical school at the University of Sunderland will be launched next year with the aim of breaking down social barriers to medicine and training a new generation of working-class doctors. More...

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Joyless bores? No, today’s young are quiet revolutionaries

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThe younger generation have been caricatured as easily offended puritans. But they just want to expand freedom for all. More...

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30 novembre 2018

The Millenials

The Millenials
This one came out a few days ago, but I keep forgetting to list it. No matter, it's here now, and will be of most interest to those interested in 'the new student'. More...

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26 novembre 2018

Activist Generation Searches for Colleges

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. For increasing numbers of high school students, colleges' political character matters. Activism is most likely to be an essay topic at competitive-admissions colleges. More...

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25 novembre 2018

Don’t let your diploma hit its expiration date

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. It’s not uncommon to see adults rely on the younger generation to fill in the “knowledge gap” for tasks like setting up a new smartphone or posting information on the internet. But consider the many cases where we as adults need to know for ourselves, like being up-to-date enough to help our children with homework (things have changed a bit since we were in school), meeting the demands of a current job or pursuing possibilities of advancement. More...

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19 novembre 2018

Advancing Family and Intergenerational Learning in Ethiopia

Key literacy stakeholders in Ethiopia have been trained to develop and implement family and intergenerational literacy and learning approaches. The training took place in Adama, Ethiopia, from 29 September to 3 October 2018. More...

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13 novembre 2018

Employeurs, managers : la coopération intergénérationnelle > quels enjeux pour votre entreprise ?

L'Afdas et l’APEC vous invitent à une table ronde sur la question du management d'équipe :

  • Les caractéristiques des Générations qui travaillent ensemble.
  • Le choc des Générations : pourquoi l’incompréhension ?

Après les Y, les Z débarquent dans l’entreprise. Plus...

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