06 novembre 2018

What would a post-secondary institution that was designed for maximum student success look like?

eCampus NewsWhat would a post-secondary institution that was designed for maximum student success look like? What would a college look like where a student could define what they were looking to get out of the experience. More...

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Higher Ed Professor – Demystifying Higher Education

eCampus NewsFrom current events to research to tenure, this blog is a must-read for higher ed leaders. More...

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Peers can impact a student’s information literacy

eCampus NewsStrong information literacy skills are more of necessity than ever--but they can be influenced by peer groups. More...

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Here’s how to build a student-centered university

eCampus NewsHigher-ed leaders have to change the lens through which they view students if they hope to create learner-centered universities–and part of that change starts with segmentation. More...

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More than office hours: Higher ed faculty, staff asked to house students

University Business Magazine logoThis summer, when the University of California, Santa Cruz had a few hundred students on a housing waitlist and the coastal community faced housing pressures reducing vacancies and pushing up costs, administrators asked faculty and staff to consider renting rooms to students. More...

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05 novembre 2018

Be a source for our 2019 outlook story

University Business Magazine logoOutlook on 2019: Please take our one-question survey on how evolving technology will impact your role or your department’s work in 2019. More...

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Reaching across political divides

University Business Magazine logo It takes courage to sit down to talk with someone whose political views are very different from your own. More...

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In their own words

University Business Magazine logo TheDream.US is the nation’s largest college access and success program for immigrant youth, serving over 4,000 current and former Scholars. More...

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No Two Swimmers Float Alike

No Two Swimmers Float Alike
I still feel wistful when I think of Guy Bensusan, a man I never met but who was able to talk to me through his stories, examples, and passion for teaching the person (as opposed to teaching the material). More...

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"Emergent Learning" Is an Oxymoron

"Emergent Learning" Is an Oxymoron
This point is fundamentally correct (and should be closely read by people talking about social learning): "Almost by definition, if you have the kind of self- and group-awareness that is usually entailed when we use the word 'learning', you can’t have emergence. You can say that a colony of ants 'learns' what the best foraging strategy is, but it is the colony as a whole that 'learns,' not the individuals." And I like his take on the intuitive difficulty behind emergence. More...

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