03 novembre 2018

Educators must challenge the politics of evil

The ConversationAfter Robert Bowers murdered 11 people at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, people are looking for explanations. Who would do such a thing? And why? The answers are almost as terrifying as the violence itself. “The most terrifying thing is just how normal he seems,” a neighbour of Bowers told the Associated Press. More...

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Questions academics can ask to decolonise their classrooms

The ConversationIn South African universities, curriculum issues came to the fore during a series of nationwide student protests between 2015 and 2017. Students have argued that what’s being taught in university courses is imported from the global North and doesn’t draw enough on African-based research and the work of academics from the global South. More...

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Why block subjects might not be best for university student learning

The ConversationBlock subjects is a model of teaching students one subject at a time over two to four weeks, rather than several subjects at a time over ten to 13 weeks in a semester. More...

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02 novembre 2018

13 Questions for 8000+ EDUCAUSE 2018 Attendees

By Joshua Kim. What I’d be asking you if I were in Denver with you this week. More...

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Can 'Farsighted' Help Academics Make Better Decisions?

By Joshua Kim. Bringing decision science to campus deliberations. More...

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Glimpsing Our Future in 'Korea: The Impossible Country'

By Joshua Kim. Universal higher education, few babies, and lots of old people. More...

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Academic New Year’s Resolutions

Fall is upon us, and it’s a new Academic Year! Although the calendar tells us that January is the start of the year, September feels like the start of something new and exciting in an academic community.  A new year is a great time to reflect on changes you want or need to make, or to improve some aspect of your life. More...

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Facebook's Pivot-to-Video Debacle and Lessons for Education

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. Facebook's bad data ruined lives. Are we sufficiently vigilant in education. More...

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I Want to Revolutionize Writing Instruction

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. By disposition and conditioning I am not entirely comfortable with self-promotion, but screw it, here goes:
I want to revolutionize the way we teach writing in this country. More...

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What Is First-Year Composition?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. It’s a course that’s required in one form or another at just about every two-year and four-year institution in the country, part of the institutional “core,” and yet when I ask this question, there’s only limited agreement about what the thing actually is. More...

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