05 décembre 2016

Reimagining the HE curriculum for the 21st century

By Betty Leask and Hans de Wit. Global social impact is a key feature of the evolution of higher education. Universities have always arguably been both national and international – located in a nation state, but connected in various ways with international communities. But the world of the 21st century is a very different one from that of the 11th century, when the modern university began to evolve in Bologna. Read more...

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Trends in education: Facts, Fads and Fiction

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Trends in education: Facts, Fads and Fiction
Stephen Downes, Nov 26, 2016, Digital trends challenging learning and training in the workplace, Brussels, Belgium

This talk looks at a number of current trends in online learning and sorts then according to their likelihood of success. In general, those that depend on significant human intervention - such as, for example, creating competency definitions - are expected to be failures. More...

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The future of higher education is a responsive classroom

eCampus NewsBy Dan Sommer. How colleges and universities can create a responsive classroom by using data to help courses keep up with changing markets and personalize learning. More...

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04 décembre 2016

Gartner’s Top 10 Strategic Predictions For 2017 And Beyond

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Disruption has moved from an infrequent inconvenience to a consistent stream of change that is redefining markets and entire industries. In 2016, we saw the astonishing rise of Pokémon Go, which demonstrated accelerated digital change into areas such as augmented reality (AR). More...

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27 novembre 2016

Le prof qui a prédit la victoire de Trump prévoit sa destitution

Alan J. Lichtman, l’historien et prof d’université qui a prédit avec succès la victoire de Donald Trump aux élections présidentielles américaines, rempile. Désormais, il parie sur sa destitution. Voir l'article...

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24 novembre 2016

For Tim Cook and Apple, the Future is AR

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. For Tim Cook and Apple, the Future is AR
Emory Craig, Digital Bodies, 2016/10/06
AR stands for 'augmented reality' and it's the idea that we can overlay the real world with digital objects. The first instance of mass-AR is probably Pokemon Go, though people have been trying with things like QR codes for decades, it seems. More...

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21 novembre 2016

There is no university of the future

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. There is no university of the future
Alastair Creelman, The corridor of uncertainty, 2016/11/07

I want to highlight a couple of points from this short article. First, "There is no one model for the future, there will be a wide range of different interpretations from traditional to innovative." This is what was wrong with Sebastian Thrun's prediction that after MOOCs only ten universities would remain. More...

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20 novembre 2016

The Future of Higher Education

Logo of the Bologna ProcessDuring the Dutch Presidency of the EU, the ministry of Education, Culture and Science organized a conference on the Future of higher education in Amsterdam on March 9th 2016.
Higher education and the world in which it operates have changed considerable in the past couple of years. Participation in higher education has reached record levels, but the fall-out of the economic crisis (including graduate unemployment) has highlighted more than ever the need for tertiary provision to be relevant to real-world needs and trends. The debates surrounding the rise in political and religious tensions around the world have illustrated that "relevance" extends to higher education's role in preparing engaged citizens. More...

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15 novembre 2016

De quoi sera fait demain ? Faut-il être devin pour s’y préparer ?… ou plus raisonnablement prospectiviste !

http://blog.educpros.fr/jean-charles-cailliez/files/2013/04/blog-jean-charles-caillez2.jpgSur le blog Educpros de Jean-Charles Cailliez. De quoi sera fait demain ? Quel futur nous attend dans ce monde en perpétuelle mutation ? Faut-il être astrologue ou devin pour s’y préparer,… ou plus raisonnablement prospectiviste. Suite de l'article...

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12 novembre 2016

The world will have to wait until 2084 for universal secondary school education

The ConversationBy . Almost a year after a new set of Sustainable Development Goals for 2030 were finalised, the first report tracking global progress towards its goal for education and lifelong learning shows just how far there is still to go to make sure nobody is left behind. More...

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