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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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Meeting of UNESCO Chairs on higher education, ICT in education and teachers

Meeting of UNESCO Chairs on higher education, ICT in education and teachers | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
UNESCO encourages international peace and universal respect for human rights by promoting collaboration among nations.
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ANA's curator insight, January 6, 2014 6:42 AM

Interesting event!

Carlota Esteban Alvaro's curator insight, January 8, 2014 5:53 AM

UNESCO 

Milena Charris's curator insight, March 2, 4:30 AM

UNESCO principal regulador de competencias en TIC en educacion 

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Lectures Didn't Work in 1350—and They Still Don't Work Today

Lectures Didn't Work in 1350—and They Still Don't Work Today | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
A conversation with David Thornburg about designing a better classroom (At last, can't we just change our educational system to be like Finland's? Let's do it now so my grandkids can...
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Stanford scientists making good use of those vacation photos you posted online

Stanford scientists making good use of those vacation photos you posted online | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Scientists use social media – vacation photos from Flickr – to study how people use natural areas for tourism and recreation. (Scientists use social media – vacation photos to study how people use natural areas for tourism and recreation.
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Eight major universities suspend operations over cuts - University World News

Eight major universities suspend operations over cuts - University World News | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
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An analysis of UK universities on social media | theunipod

An analysis of UK universities on social media | theunipod | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Social media is key to student recruitment in the digital age, and our new social media ranking reveals the winners and losers among UK universities.
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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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8 Amazing Ways Google Glasses Will Change Education - Online Universities

8 Amazing Ways Google Glasses Will Change Education - Online Universities | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Educators and students can expect to see some amazing changes to the educational experience when Google Glasses show up in the classroom.
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High-tech learning: The WSJ Experts suggest technologies they'd like to see in college classrooms

High-tech learning: The WSJ Experts suggest technologies they'd like to see in college classrooms | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
The Wall Street Journal's Experts suggest technological innovations they'd like to see that would enhance learning—and teaching—in college classrooms.
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5 Colleges Using Social Media to Boost Student-Alumni Relations

5 Colleges Using Social Media to Boost Student-Alumni Relations | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Many college students are willingly without a landline, but few are without their social media in the palm of their hand. Even college presidents are constantly connected, according to The Universi...
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RU-C HC Alumni's curator insight, September 30, 2013 12:20 PM

The buy-in power of social media.