(Higher) Educatio...
Follow
Find
3.2K views | +0 today
 
(Higher) Education & Technology
How is technology used in (higher) education?
Curated by dirkvl
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by dirkvl
Scoop.it!

For the sake of student-faculty interaction, professor bans student email @insidehighered

For the sake of student-faculty interaction, professor bans student email @insidehighered | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by dirkvl
Scoop.it!

Why most MOOCs are boring for nearly everybody involved.

Why most MOOCs are boring for nearly everybody involved. | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
"White-collar professionals, too, are subject to routinization and degradation, proceeding by the same logic that hit manual fabrication a hundred years ago: the cognitive elements of the job are a...
more...
Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, July 14, 7:58 PM

Social interaction can make learning active and enjoyable. A key point in the article is that technology is used to eliminate a group of people who cost more and replace them with technicians who cost less. There are limits to that. For example, can we learn without teaching? We are close to making teaching into a technical activity, but is that good in the long run?

Scooped by dirkvl
Scoop.it!

Colleges Are Buying Stuff They Can’t Afford and Making Students Pay For It

Colleges Are Buying Stuff They Can’t Afford and Making Students Pay For It | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
Colleges borrowing great sums from students are focusing on prettying and branding the campus to reflect the commodification of the “college experience,” a vicious cycle resulting in greater student debt.
dirkvl's insight:

see also in relationship to recent developments in the UK where some universities apparently turn to the bond market to raise funds....

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by dirkvl
Scoop.it!

LRB · Stefan Collini · Sold Out: The Costs of University Privatisation

LRB · Stefan Collini · Sold Out: The Costs of University Privatisation | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
It’s time for the criticism to stop. Whatever you think about the changes to higher education that have been made in recent years, in particular the decision in the autumn of 2010 largely to replace public funding of teaching with student fees,...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by dirkvl
Scoop.it!

Universities should educate – employers should train - The Globe and Mail

Universities should educate – employers should train - The Globe and Mail | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
more...
Andrés Núñez Álvarez's curator insight, May 15, 5:02 PM

Interesante análisis sobre el rol de la educación superior en la formación de las personas, versus al papel que juegan los empleadores en el desarrollo de una carrera profesional.

Scooped by dirkvl
Scoop.it!

A summary of curators and social media hashtags for academics – Raul Pacheco-Vega, PhD

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by dirkvl
Scoop.it!

Cameron's student visa policy is a disastrous own goal

Cameron's student visa policy is a disastrous own goal | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
Timothy Garton Ash: The prime minister's careless immigration pledge is putting off some of our brightest visitors – and damaging Britain
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by dirkvl
Scoop.it!

Economists and our responsibilities to society | The Enlightened Economist

Economists and our responsibilities to society | The Enlightened Economist | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by dirkvl
Scoop.it!

Helping Students Persist - History of Advising & Counseling in High...

This is my part of a collaborative presentation on the history of advising and counseling for the Sp2006 section of CC620 from Northern Arizona University. M...
more...
Liz Dorland's curator insight, February 14, 11:58 AM

Scooped from my Slideshare by my friend dirkvl. Thanks Dirk!

Scooped by dirkvl
Scoop.it!

Using social media to enhance your research profile - YouTube

Some thoughts on how academics can use social media to enhance their profile
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by dirkvl
Scoop.it!

'Value for money' rhetoric in higher education undermines the value of knowledge in society.

'Value for money' rhetoric in higher education undermines the value of knowledge in society. | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
Over the past 15 years, reiterated across successive governments, the concept of value for money has been internalised throughout the higher education sector. Joanna Williams outlines the reasons w...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by dirkvl
Scoop.it!

Five myths about Moocs

Five myths about Moocs | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
Diana Laurillard explains why a model based on unsupervised learning is not the answer
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by dirkvl
Scoop.it!

Works Cited: Humanities scholarship is incredibly relevant, and that makes people sad.

Works Cited: Humanities scholarship is incredibly relevant, and that makes people sad. | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by dirkvl
Scoop.it!

Ian Gonsher: Building the Conditions for Creativity in the Classroom | Connected Learning

Ian Gonsher: Building the Conditions for Creativity in the Classroom | Connected Learning | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
"There's a magic that manifests when you take an idea that you thought up and produce a physical object that represents the thing you had in your head," says Ian Gonsher, part of the faculty in the School of Engineering at Brown University.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by dirkvl
Scoop.it!

Education’s war on millennials: Why everyone is failing the “digital generation”

Education’s war on millennials: Why everyone is failing the “digital generation” | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
Both reformers and traditionalists view technology as a way to control students — and they're getting it very wrong
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by dirkvl
Scoop.it!

Eric Mazur on new interactive teaching techniques | Harvard Magazine Mar-Apr 2012

Eric Mazur on new interactive teaching techniques | Harvard Magazine Mar-Apr 2012 | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by dirkvl
Scoop.it!

The Politics of Citation -- guest post by Lisa Herzog - New APPS: Art, Politics, Philosophy, Science

The Politics of Citation -- guest post by Lisa Herzog - New APPS: Art, Politics, Philosophy, Science | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
(This post is the result of a facebook debate started by Eric Schliesser) Given that what we are doing in philosophy might be footnotes to Plato all the way down, citation practices might not seem worth further discussion (that would be footnotes...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by dirkvl
Scoop.it!

Chomsky on Academic Labor: How Higher Education Ought to Be

Chomsky on Academic Labor: How Higher Education Ought to Be | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
A progressive perspective on world events since 1952.
more...
Theophilus's curator insight, March 23, 9:21 AM

How do you inspire meaningful learning in Higher Education in the midst of a culture where there's "layer after layer of management - a kind of economic waste, but useful for control and domination..."? Chomsky shows some startling connections useful for learning.

Scooped by dirkvl
Scoop.it!

Managing university performance: is there a better way?

Managing university performance: is there a better way? | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
Treating professionals as stewards of their disciplines and setting clear goals can contribute to effective performance
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by dirkvl
Scoop.it!

FROM ACADEMIC FREEDOM TO ACADEMIC CAPITALISM

FROM ACADEMIC FREEDOM TO ACADEMIC CAPITALISM | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
Diane Reay, University of Cambridge For the first decade of the 2000s I was a member of FAAB - Feminists against Academic Bollocks. We wrote satirical sketches, sang and danced, tried to embody inn...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by dirkvl
Scoop.it!

Bridging the Moat Around Universities - NYTimes.com

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by dirkvl
Scoop.it!

MOOCs by the numbers: Where are we now? | TED Blog

MOOCs by the numbers: Where are we now? | TED Blog | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have come a long way in the last two years. To help put them into some perspective, a handy infographic.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by dirkvl
Scoop.it!

Why do academics and PhDers carefully choose useless titles for articles and chapters?

Six ways to get it wrong, and four steps to get it right
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by dirkvl
Scoop.it!

Designing The Future(s) of the University: Susan Hockfield - Georgetown University

Designing The Future(s) of the University: Susan Hockfield - Georgetown University | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by dirkvl
Scoop.it!

From Textbook to Tablet | Ideas@Beedie

From Textbook to Tablet | Ideas@Beedie | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.