07 mars 2019

Un Hors-série de Politis «Économie sociale : le nouvel élan solidaire»

Alternatives EconomiquesSur le blog de Michel Abhervé pour Alternatives économiques. Politis vient de publier un Hors-série « Économie sociale : le nouvel élan solidaire ». Plus...

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02 mars 2019

Educating 'Working Learners' and 'Learning Workers'

HomeBy Doug LedermanA new paper explores the shifting landscape in which new forms of credentials (shorter, offered by many types of providers) and assessments (built on mastery of competencies) are emerging to serve a needy audience of what it calls "working learners" and "learning workers." More...

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28 février 2019

Talks Continue Between U California and Elsevier

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Jan. 31 was a deadline set by the University of California System for its negotiations with Elsevier, but the talks continue. The University of California System is engaged in a high-stakes battle with Elsevier, the publishing giant whose contract with the UC system was slated to expire at the end of December 2018. More...

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27 février 2019

Debate on New Mission of an Australian University Press

HomeBy John Ross for Times Higher Education. Shift at Melbourne University Publishing raises question of whether nonacademic books can be used to subsidize academic publishing. More...

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Beyond Assessment - Recognizing Achievement in a Networked World

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Beyond Assessment - Recognizing Achievement in a Networked World
Stephen Downes, Jul 11, 2014, 12th ePortfolio, Open Badges and Identity Conference , University of Greenwich, Greenwich, UK
ePortfolios and Open Badges are only the first wave in what will emerge as a wider network-based form of assessment that makes tests and reviews unnecessary. In this talk I discuss work being done in network-based automated competency development and recognition, the challenges it presents to traditional institutions, and the opportunities created for genuinely autonomous open learning.

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22 février 2019

De professionnel à formateur, un parcours qui remue

Un récent numéro de la revue Éducation permanente consacré aux « Rythmes et temporalités en formation » évoque le sentiment de désorientation, lié à de nouvelles temporalités, du professionnel devenu formateur. Plus...

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21 février 2019

Journal Retracts 29 Articles, Explaining Little

Stephen Downes PhotoBy Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Journal Retracts 29 Articles, Explaining Little
Scott Jaschik, Inside Higher Ed, 2018/11/21
An IEEE Journal is retracting 29 articles published over the last two years over what appears to be editorial board impropriety. But it is not announcing which articles it is retracting. More...

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20 février 2019

Nouveauté : la publication Autofocus désormais en vidéo !

En collaboration avec son Observatoire, l’ANFA lance les vidéos Autofocus avec pour objectif, de donner la parole aux experts en matière d’études et de prospective sur le champ de l’emploi et de la formation. Plus...

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14 février 2019

NTEU calls for editorial independence at MUP

The NTEU is concerned about the future of editorial independence at Melbourne University Publishing. More...

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Connectivity and complex systems: learning from a multi-disciplinary perspective

Stephen Downes PhotoBy Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Connectivity and complex systems: learning from a multi-disciplinary perspective
Laura Turnbull, et.al., Applied Network Science, 2018/10/22
Theodore Hoppe recommended this article, which appears to be open access from Springer (49 page PDF). It surveys new approaches based on connectivity found in a number of disciplines, including systems biology, neuroscience, computational neuroscience, geomorphology, ecology and social sciences. More...

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