15 décembre 2018

What’s Wrong With the Proposal to Eliminate 'Small Majors'

HomeThe University of Wisconsin System should consider much better strategies for reducing costs and enhancing revenue, argues Benjamin Rifkin. More...

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Making Race-Conscious Affirmative Action a Scapegoat

HomeThe recent challenges are at best mistaken and at worst malicious, argues Michele S. Moses. More...

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Uncomfortably Numb

HomeWhen sorting books en masse, a prominently placed keyword can move the process right along -- the proverb about how we shouldn't judge them by their covers notwithstanding. More...

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Choosing a College: The Virtues of a Good Misfit

HomeAll the talk about helping prospective students find "the perfect fit" may be discouraging them from truly valuable experiences at colleges where they may thrive, writes Diana Senechal. More...

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Higher Education Needs New Models

HomeWe must provide better and more affordable opportunities for more people, writes Matthew S. Holland, citing a "dual-mission" approach as one example. More...

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Be Intentional—in Your Learning Design, in Your Skills, in Your Career

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. The biggest benefit of virtual learning is that participants don’t have to leave the workspace to participate in the learning event. On the flip side, that’s also the biggest challenge. More...

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How colleges are preparing students for jobs that don’t exist yet

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. The problem is many of those programs only train people for the jobs that exist today. With the rapid rate of change, the skills they teach could be obsolete within several years. More...

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Here’s What Happened When One University Asked Everyone for Ideas to Reinvent Campus

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. For designers of the online discussion, perhaps the biggest challenge was figuring out how to run such a large-scale online brainstorming session without it devolving into petty complaints about parking or a general airing of grievances. More...

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The Next Frontier of Adaptive Learning

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Arizona State University isn’t satisfied with the state of adaptive. That’s why this innovative university is going all in with adaptive degree programs. More...

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The charge of the chatbots: how do you tell who’s human online?

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. We find ourselves locked into interminable text chats with breezy automated bank tellers and offer our mother’s maiden name to a variety of robotic speakers that sound plausibly alive. More...

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