03 août 2018

What Learning Innovation Has to Do With Electric Cars, Solar Panels, E-Bikes, and Batteries

By Joshua Kim. My new favorite website is https://electrek.co/.  The site’s about page reads: "Electrek is a news site tracking the transition from fossil fuel transportation to electric and the surrounding clean ecosystems." More...

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6 Questions About Library and Information Science

By Joshua Kim. Some of us are having a conversation about learning innovation as an emergent academic discipline. See:

There are some things about the scholarship of learning innovation that may relate to the discipline of library and information science (LIS). More...

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How 'The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs' Makes Academic Life Look Awesome

By Joshua Kim. Why reading about paleontology will make you want to go to grad school. More...

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How 'The Efficiency Paradox' Gets EdTech Right

By Joshua Kim. I read lots of nonfiction. Unless these books are about higher education, higher education is unlikely to be mentioned. The Efficiency Paradox is different. Higher education plays a starring role. More...

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Harvard’s 1983 Experiment with Coin-Operated Word Processors

By Joshua Kim. In 1983 Harvard, in collaboration with Digital Equipment Corporation, installed 36 DECmate 1 word processing units across campus. Each unit came with a terminal screen and printer. More...

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Watching the NYTimes 'The Fourth Estate' Documentary through Higher Ed Eyes

By Joshua Kim. If you didn’t become an academic, then you might have ended up as a journalist. Rather than working at a college, you might have found yourself employed by a newspaper. More...

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Lance Eaton's Audiobook Library: Instructional Designer / Doctoral Student

By Joshua Kim. There is actually so much great stuff on By Any Other Nerd, written so openly and beautifully, that it is easy to get sucked into Lance’s world. You should check it out. More...

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Responsible Freedoms

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/library_babel_fish_blog_header.jpgBy Barbara Fister. Further thoughts on how core library values apply to our digital world.
Supporting intellectual freedom is a bedrock principle for libraries, yet it carries with it a host of issues. Public libraries deal with challenges to books, displays, and programs constantly. More...

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Something is Wrong

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/library_babel_fish_blog_header.jpgBy Barbara Fister. . . . but if it's on the internet, who's to say?
A few days ago, Forbes published a blog post by an economics professor that argued we should close public libraries because Amazon could fill that increasingly insignificant niche, which would help the economy and stop wasting taxes. It turned into a Twitter spectacle. More...

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Adoption du projet de loi pour la liberté de choisir son avenir professionnel

Logo de l'Agence Régionale de la Formation tout au long de la vie (ARFTLV Poitou-charentes)Présenté comme "la deuxième étape de la rénovation du modèle social" français, après les ordonnances travail de l’été 2017, le projet de loi "avenir professionnel" porte trois grandes réformes : la formation professionnelle, l’apprentissage et l’assurance chômage. Plus...

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