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How do students really prefer to communicate with their university/school?

How do students really prefer to communicate with their university/school? | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
A blog about creativity and innovation in the library at the University of York
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Open Educational Resources (OER) To Be a Game Changer in Higher Education

Open Educational Resources (OER) To Be a Game Changer in Higher Education | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Open Educational Resources (OER) To Be a Game Changer in Higher Education By Karen L. Pedersen, Ph.D., Chief Knowledge Officer - Higher education is in a time of great change. No matter the perspective, from administrators to faculty members an
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Dialogue over dissemination: Unlocking the potential of knowledge exchange through creative collaboration.

Dialogue over dissemination: Unlocking the potential of knowledge exchange through creative collaboration. | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Knowledge exchange and impact activities often have to negotiate, incorporate and synthesise different kinds of expertise. Mona Sloane looks at how the Configuring Light Roundtables have sought to …
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3 Investments In Teaching and Learning That Your Institution Can’t Afford Not To Make

3 Investments In Teaching and Learning That Your Institution Can’t Afford Not To Make | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Course redesign, online/blended learning, and data driven continuous improvement.
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How Long Will Your Class Remain Yours? Academic Freedom and Control of the Classroom - Hybrid Pedagogy

How Long Will Your Class Remain Yours? Academic Freedom and Control of the Classroom - Hybrid Pedagogy | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Faculty should preemptively adapt useful, low or no-cost education technologies which only they can control.

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Think You Could Go To Oxford? Time To Prove It

Think You Could Go To Oxford? Time To Prove It | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Think you could make it into Oxford University? Now's your time to prove it.

The institution, which is notoriously tricky to be accepted into, has released some of its infamously difficult interview questions.

Tutors stressed that there are no ...
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Demanding More From College

Demanding More From College | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
In a world of many separate camps, college can and should be a bridge.
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Social Media for Education: Tool to help HEI choose appropriate SM for courses

Social Media for Education: Tool to help HEI choose appropriate SM for courses | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Social Media for Education: Tool to help HEI choose appropriate SM for courses
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3 Ways Professors are Using Social Media In The Classroom

3 Ways Professors are Using Social Media In The Classroom | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Social media is a powerful tool to better prepare the next generation of employees. Here are 3 ways professors are using social media in the classroom.
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Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, April 22, 2014 5:29 AM

Social media in Education

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Top 5 Schools & Universities in Canada by Social Media Engagement

Top 5 Schools & Universities in Canada by Social Media Engagement | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Infographic on Top Universities in Canada for Engineering, Medial, Science, Commerce, IT, Intelligence based on research of Social Media Engagement
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Facebook Rules and Instagram Rises in Institutional Social-Media Survey – Bottom Line - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Facebook Rules and Instagram Rises in Institutional Social-Media Survey – Bottom Line - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
#heweb #indyschool “If you’re developing Facebook campaigns for teens, I’d say you’re behind the curve,” http://t.co/zH4bCePT69
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Colleges can embrace analytics to support personalised learning experiences

Colleges can embrace analytics to support personalised learning experiences | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
How far can one go to give personalised learning and careers advice to further education (FE) learners? It is certainly a challenge, given the sheer breadth of the sector.
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Blended Learning and Its Impact on Higher Education Worldwide

Blended Learning and Its Impact on Higher Education Worldwide | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Let’s look at the pros and cons of blended learning approach in higher education.
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Emily Leffler's curator insight, September 19, 2016 4:50 PM

One thing that technology has really made possible is blended learning. Because now there can be research done easily in the classroom and distance education happening, a teacher has freedom and flexibility that he or she did not have previously. 

Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, September 21, 2016 1:47 PM
The case studies listed here are worth checking out. 
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Why academics should make time for social media

Why academics should make time for social media | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Andy Miah, chair in science communication and future media at the University of Salford, on why academics should maintain their online presence
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Koen Mattheeuws's curator insight, August 19, 2016 2:49 AM
De wereld van vandaag...
Stephen Dale's curator insight, August 19, 2016 5:04 AM
Ignoring social media is like ignoring email in 1994. It is defining how a new generation connects with each other, for whom email – as we grew up with it – doesn’t even exist.
Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, August 19, 2016 2:22 PM
Interesting read. 
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This chart debunks some common myths about university students

This chart debunks some common myths about university students | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
This is why you might be wrong about modern US college students.
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The technology of higher education

The technology of higher education | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
For nearly 30 years, pundits have predicted that education technology would disrupt higher education. Online courses will reduce costs and create..
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Open educational resources perceived as high quality, even though faculty awareness lags @insidehighered

Open educational resources perceived as high quality, even though faculty awareness lags @insidehighered | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
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The Power of the Personal

The Power of the Personal | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

At its heart, higher education is a human activity. By face-to-face contact, colleges can do far more to help students learn.

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Are Courses Outdated? MIT Considers Offering ‘Modules’ Instead – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Are Courses Outdated? MIT Considers Offering ‘Modules’ Instead – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Fiona Harvey's curator insight, August 7, 2014 4:11 PM

Pick and mix approach instead of full degree programmes.  MIT are considering this but what about employers?  

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Why tablets are failing miserably in higher education

Why tablets are failing miserably in higher education | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
While Apple and Google are fighting a FUD war for the hearts and minds of K-12 campuses, there's one area of education that neither has been able to penetrate with success: higher ed. Specifically, I'm referring to the conglomerate of colleges and universities across the US (and likely abroad).
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Dawn Weber's curator insight, May 20, 2014 9:32 AM

Should K-12 be leaning towards the trend of higher education?

liz deskins's curator insight, May 20, 2014 10:42 AM

Definitely somethings for high schools to consider before making large scale purchases.

EZIA's curator insight, July 25, 2014 9:32 AM

Interesting article.

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The Soul of the Research University

The Soul of the Research University | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
American universities must explain how their focus on research best serves an ambitious but pragmatic nation.
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Enrico De Angelis's curator insight, April 30, 2014 7:11 PM

«In the nonacademic world, technological advances have made many products and services cheaper. It seems impossible that the same can’t be true in higher education—especially with the advent of online courses». This is not the only thought of the author about University.

The post is very rich of history of american Universities and critical thought!

In the nonacademic world, technological advances have made many products and services cheaper. It seems impossible that the same can’t be true in higher education—especially with the advent of online courses. - See more at: http://m.chronicle.com/article/The-Soul-of-the-Research/146155?cid=megamenu#sthash.VHomEd2d.dpuf
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An Educated Guess: What's About To Change At Colleges Across America Before 2050

An Educated Guess: What's About To Change At Colleges Across America Before 2050 | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Note: This essay was one of three top essays on the topic of online education in a class taught by Paul Glader, a journalism professor at The King's College in New York City and an executive MBA student at The Berlin School of Creative Leadership. By Leah Trouwborst From weekend weather forecasts to fashion [...]
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