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MOOCs dominate recent news and reports in next generation learning, while Southern New Hampshire makes history with competency-based learning.
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Technology Defines Much of Higher Education’s New Normal [#Infographic]

Technology Defines Much of Higher Education’s New Normal [#Infographic] | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Today’s college students have more options than their 1980s counterparts had, but their time is also stretched more thinly across the school day.
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AEI Report: More Data Needed Before Expanding Competency-Based Learning

AEI Report: More Data Needed Before Expanding Competency-Based Learning | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
A recent American Enterprises Institute report on competency-based learning found that more information is needed before expanding efforts.
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How Microcredentials are Changing the Landscape of Higher and Technical Education

How Microcredentials are Changing the Landscape of Higher and Technical Education | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Microcredentialing has the capacity to transform education at all levels and for all students, from non-traditional working professionals to traditional-age graduate and undergraduate students.
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New competitive landscape for higher education in England confirmed in white paper

New competitive landscape for higher education in England confirmed in white paper | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Universities deemed excellent at teaching will be allowed to raise their fees in line with inflation.
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What Blockchain Means for Higher Education 

What Blockchain Means for Higher Education  | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it

When you hear the word blockchain does it make your head spin?
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Who’s Behind SLO Assessment Creation? 

Who’s Behind SLO Assessment Creation?  | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Behind each question on a standardized exam are researchers who painstakingly develop, analyze and assess every element of the test. To researchers and assessment advisors like Lydia Liu, Javarro Russell and Katrina Roohr, each question is a small brushstroke that paints a portrait of how well America’s higher education system is preparing students for the 21st century economy.
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British universities lose grip on world university rankings 'because they are forced to focus on diversity'

British universities lose grip on world university rankings 'because they are forced to focus on diversity' | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
The Telegraph reports.
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Carlos Fosca's curator insight, May 12, 9:36 AM

Hay que hacer un adecuado balance entre las políticas de favorecer el acceso a educación de excelencia de grupos con desventajas y minorías étnicas y el impacto en la calidad de la investigación y en la propia formación, que ello pueda producir. Ambas cosas nos son excluyentes si las políticas son implementadas con criterios de calidad académica y no solamente con criterios políticos cortoplacistas. 

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Sleight of hand racism
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Business schools get a road map for change

Business schools get a road map for change | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Accrediting body’s report urges schools to not only be innovative in teaching and delivery but also produce ethical graduates and become ‘advocates for the greater good’
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Hard Truths About Race on Campus

Hard Truths About Race on Campus | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
After recent protests, universities are scrambling to expand diversity programs that will only heighten tensions. There are better paths to racial justice in higher education
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Mark Milliron Arms Students With Data

Mark Milliron Arms Students With Data | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
As a co-founder of Civitas Learning, he provides a cloud-based platform that helps users avoid "analysis paralysis" and use data to help students succeed.
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1. The joy – and urgency – of learning

1. The joy – and urgency – of learning | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Two large forces are driving fresh interest in the way people learn and why they learn. The first force is the rise of the internet and its disruptive potential
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Academics: forget about public engagement, stay in your ivory towers

Academics: forget about public engagement, stay in your ivory towers | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Researchers are urged to make their work accessible, but simplifying complex ideas doesn’t support great scholarship
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What Will Higher Education Look Like 5, 10 or 20 Years from Now?

What Will Higher Education Look Like 5, 10 or 20 Years from Now? | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Experts discuss what the future of higher education will look like, from college affordability and return on investment to online learning and more.
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Outcomes-Based Funding: Lessons for Colleges and Universities

Outcomes-Based Funding: Lessons for Colleges and Universities | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Third round of papers explores how public colleges and universities are responding to outcomes-based funding policies.
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Credentials Reform: How Technology and the Changing Needs of the Workforce Will Create the Higher Education System of the Future

Credentials Reform: How Technology and the Changing Needs of the Workforce Will Create the Higher Education System of the Future | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
The shift in postsecondary credentialing and the needs of the 21st-century workforce will revolutionize higher education. Colleges and universities have vast potential to be positive agents of this change.
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The Benefits of Music Education

The Benefits of Music Education | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Research shows that learning the do-re-mis can help children excel in ways beyond the basic ABCs. Learn all the benefits of music education.
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Some Thoughts on the Future of College Assessment 

Some Thoughts on the Future of College Assessment  | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Assessing college learning needs to be more central to the conversation about quality in higher education and panels like the one organized by the New America Foundation help to do exactly that. The ultimate goal for all of us involved in assessing education is to help students by providing information to colleges and universities so they can enhance and improve teaching and learning.
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Eduvation Spotlight: ASU President Michael Crow on innovation, tenure and meeting demands

Eduvation Spotlight: ASU President Michael Crow on innovation, tenure and meeting demands | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it

ASU President Michael Crow featured in Education Dive

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Academics: you are going to fail, so learn how to do it better

Academics: you are going to fail, so learn how to do it better | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Unsuccessful endeavours are a crucial part of academia – use these five tips to make the most of them
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This one has growth mindset written all over it.
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Entrepreneurship and American education - AEI

Entrepreneurship and American education - AEI | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
While educational entrepreneurship’s influence has been muted by policy and circumstance, this has nevertheless been a time of great growth for the field.
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2016 NAEP Annual Meeting

The NAEP Annual Meeting is the premier higher education procurement solutions conference in the country in 2016. Meet and network with 400 of your procurement colleagues from schools large and small, public and private, across the country.
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Digital Textbook Sales Surpassing Physical Sales | Edudemic

Digital Textbook Sales Surpassing Physical Sales | Edudemic | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Digital Textbook Sales Surpassing Physical Sales https://t.co/unLapUg1jq
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Understanding The Top Learning Management Systems | Edudemic

Understanding The Top Learning Management Systems | Edudemic | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
A good LMS makes planning your courses easier, brings digital communication with your students into one easy platform, and allows you to incorporate any form of media you want into each class and assignment. Both you and your students can benefit from the new features and capabilities the tools bring into the classroom.
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Enhancing The Development Of Competencies: the role of UBC

Enhancing The Development Of Competencies: the role of UBC | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
This article aims at clarifying whether and how University Business Cooperation (UBC) can be expanded from knowledge transfer to the core field of education.
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