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Mozilla to co-host MOOC exploring Open Badges as credentials

Mozilla to co-host MOOC exploring Open Badges as credentials | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it

On September 9, Mozilla will co-host a MOOC exploring the growing interest in using badges to document and showcase knowledge, skills and competencies for those pursuing professional credentials.

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The Impact of VR & Gamification on Candidate Assessment 

During 2017, many talent acquisition professionals were sceptical about the value that VR and gamification could bring to the talent acquisition assessment space, and wanted to see how the market would evolve before committing to using the associated tools/tech. With more providers having already launched VR and gamified candidate assessment platforms backed up with sophisticated psychometric analytics, talent acquisition professionals need to start embracing such tools/tech in 2018 to avoid being left behind.

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Addressing needs of underserved students requires myriad perspectives

Addressing needs of underserved students requires myriad perspectives | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
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Higher education in facts and figures 2016

Higher education in facts and figures 2016 | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Statistics from academic year 2014–15 related to students at UK higher education institutions, and the income and expenditure of these institutions.
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Talent and Technology Are Keys to Higher Ed Success

Talent and Technology Are Keys to Higher Ed Success | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
In a landscape marked by financial constraints and tough competition, institutions must invest in areas that matter most.
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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
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Carlos Fosca's curator insight, May 12, 2016 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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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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The Student Success Handbook for Higher Education

The Student Success Handbook for Higher Education | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
With higher education enrollment rates steadily declining, it’s more important than ever for institutions to invest in student success. Find out how in our comprehensive how-to guide.
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Critical thinking: what is it? And why does it matter?

Critical thinking: what is it? And why does it matter? | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Martin Davies explores the concept of critical thinking, and whether universities are doing enough to teach it.
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Hispanic Influence Reaches New Heights in the U.S.

Hispanic Influence Reaches New Heights in the U.S. | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
The multi-faceted Hispanic consumer is widely recognized as a cornerstone of any growth initiative for virtually all U.S. industries, and for good reason.
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The ‘Soft Skills’ Employers Are Looking For

The ‘Soft Skills’ Employers Are Looking For | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Want to craft a standout resume? An analysis of 2.3 million LinkedIn profiles shows which "soft skills" are in high demand.
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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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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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