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Bad Letters of Recommendation: A Cautionary Tale - Manage Your Career - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Bad Letters of Recommendation: A Cautionary Tale - Manage Your Career - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
A search committee begins to wonder who is actually writing the letters on behalf of a candidate.
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Measuring the 'Value' of Higher Education - Huffington Post

Measuring the 'Value' of Higher Education - Huffington Post | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Measuring the 'Value' of Higher Education Huffington Post In nearly all aspects of life, we want our time and money spent well. Same is true for those in pursuit of higher education.
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Why You Should Unplug - Edudemic

Why You Should Unplug - Edudemic | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
We are connected most of the time these days. I consider myself extremely connected, and even I find myself at times overwhelmed by how connected people are.
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"Big Data Analytics" cartoon | Tom Fishburne: Marketoonist

"Big Data Analytics" cartoon | Tom Fishburne: Marketoonist | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Marketers have never had more data at their disposal. The opportunity to glean insights by crunching all of these new sources of data is pretty intoxicating. Yet having access to the data is only one part of the equation. Making sense of the data is the harder part.
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Experiences and best practices in and around MOOCs

RT @educaINTEF: Experiences and best practices in and around MOOCs | Open Education Europa http://t.co/t3bzgzJUGW
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Removing the Blindfold - Inside Higher Ed

Removing the Blindfold - Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Removing the Blindfold Inside Higher Ed A junior scholar had been waiting months for a response on an article she had submitted to a good journal.
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Mindsets: Why Do Some People Learn Faster? | cr...

Mindsets: Why Do Some People Learn Faster? | cr... | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Do we ignore mistakes, brushing them aside for the sake of our self-confidence? Or do we investigate the errors, seeking to learn from the snafus? The latter approach, suggests a series of studies, could make you learn faster.
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Will doing a master's get you a better job? Well, maybe…

Will doing a master's get you a better job? Well, maybe… | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Statistics suggest that people with a master's are more likely to find work, but such figures should be treated with caution (RT @DrTerryLamb: Will doing a master's get you a better job?
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Innovations in Higher Education: New Thursday Blog Series

Innovations in Higher Education: New Thursday Blog Series | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Most of us have seen the incredible progress and subsequent challenges in the arena of higher education, and there's no doubt it's been a big topic of.
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6 Studies Showing iPads Improve Learning | Teaching Techie Teens

6 Studies Showing iPads Improve Learning | Teaching Techie Teens | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it

Teachers who are fighting for stronger tech integration in their schools often come against opposition from people who believe technology not have a positive effect on student learning. This is particularly true with iPads, devices that many people see as a device for content consumption, not creation. Below is a list of studies into iPads and learning, with dot points about what students the study relates to, the subjects involved and the results.

 


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In conversation with: Sebastian Thrun, CEO, Udacity

In conversation with: Sebastian Thrun, CEO, Udacity | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
On why higher education is expensive, the importance of the English language, and his designs to go global.

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Study traces relative success of those who earn Ph.D.s at more and less prestigious institutions | Inside Higher Ed

Study traces relative success of those who earn Ph.D.s at more and less prestigious institutions | Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Study traces relative success of Ph.D.s at more and less prestigious institutions | Inside Higher Ed http://t.co/lglW7OKNE7 via @sharethis
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#Edtech Tweet Wrap for the Week of 04-07-14 - e-Learning Feeds

#Edtech Tweet Wrap for the Week of 04-07-14 - e-Learning Feeds | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
This week’s collection of inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets about education and instructional technology articles, resources, etc. (Originally posted on Twitter by...
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Graduate Programs in Big Data Analytics and Data Science

Graduate Programs in Big Data Analytics and Data Science | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Graduate Programs  in Big Data Analytics and Data Science Last updated: July 31, 2013 American Sentinel University Master of Health Care Informatics Arizona State University MS in Business Analytic...
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MOOCs: What's a Great College Class Worth When It's Free? - DailyFinance

MOOCs: What's a Great College Class Worth When It's Free? - DailyFinance | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
MOOCs: What's a Great College Class Worth When It's Free? DailyFinance Thanks to the growing popularity of Massive Open Online Courses, many elite institutions worldwide are offering some of their popular classes gratis.
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Twitter in the Classroom: Part 2 (with tweets) · NellieMaeEdFdn

We all know teenagers love social media. So how about incorporating something they love into the learning process?
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Tweet from @JasonElsom

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RT @OpenEduEU: The evolution of technology #edtech #education http://t.co/FZ4wJWXjpd via @JasonElsom
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How Coursera will go from a populist MOOC to a major business - VentureBeat

How Coursera will go from a populist MOOC to a major business - VentureBeat | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
WA today How Coursera will go from a populist MOOC to a major business VentureBeat One of the leading massive open online course (MOOC) providers, Coursera took on $63 million in Series B funding last year.
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A Message From Your Brain: I'm Not Good At Remembering What I Hear

A Message From Your Brain: I'm Not Good At Remembering What I Hear | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
A new study shows that we are far better at remembering what we see and touch than what we hear.
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11 Tips To Keep Your Students Focused Infographic - e-Learning Feeds

11 Tips To Keep Your Students Focused Infographic - e-Learning Feeds | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
At the 11 Tips To Keep Your Students Focused Infographic you will find 11 tips that will help you keep your students focused in classroom.
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Why is education never an emergency?

Why is education never an emergency? | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Tens of millions of children globally never even get to start school despite decades of vows to put this right. Is anyone rushing to fulfil the promises? (If "a lack of education" were considered a disease, would it become a higher priority?
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Agile eLearning development (4): Planning and execution - e-Learning Feeds

Agile eLearning development (4): Planning and execution - e-Learning Feeds | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
When using an agile approach there is a different way of making estimations, you don’t calculate hours but use story-points. Story points are a number indicating … (RT @elearningfeeds: Agile eLearning development (4): Planning and execution
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Students Reading E-Books Are Losing Out, Study Suggests

Students Reading E-Books Are Losing Out, Study Suggests | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Researchers find that students’ reading comprehension was lower when they read books on electronic devices. (RT @WalrusWinks: Interesting research re.
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The Future of Higher Education: MOOCs and Disruptive Innovations - YouTube

Will MOOCs be the death of education as we have known it or a passing fad? Visit: http://www.business.gwu.edu On Friday, April 12, 2013, Dean Doug Guthrie jo...

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Texting Your Way to Project-Based Learning

Texting Your Way to Project-Based Learning | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
by Clara Galan Yesterday, we were contacted by The Buck Institute for Education, a group of great education thought-leaders, and asked how Remind101 can be used for project-based learning.
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Advice for the First Day of Class: Today We Will | Faculty Focus

Advice for the First Day of Class: Today We Will | Faculty Focus | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Your classroom will develop its own distinct environment. If you don’t make a concerted effort to set the tone, the students will.
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