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21 février 2019

Misleading on Fair Dealing, Part 7: My Appearance Before the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage

Stephen Downes PhotoBy Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Misleading on Fair Dealing, Part 7: My Appearance Before the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage
Michael Geist, 2018/11/29
Michael Geist continues his series on how the government is being misled about fair dealing (previously covered here; see also Part 6, Part 8). This post summarizes his findings in a statement before the committee. More...

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Universities Team Up on Completion

Stephen Downes PhotoBy Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Universities Team Up on Completion
Paul Fain, Inside Higher Ed, 2018/11/12
The original headline for this article (preserved thanks to RSS) was "APLU enlists 130 universities in collaboration on completion and equity gaps," but this new headline completgely changes the emphasis, which makes me worder what I'm reading. More...

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15 février 2019

Etats-Unis : une fin de cycle sans fin

Screenshot-2018-4-15 Egypte – des élections présidentielles jouées d’avanceComme un peu partout dans le monde, l’économie américaine a ralenti à la fin de 2018, après trois trimestres de forte croissance (3,2 % en moyenne du premier au troisième trimestre 2018). Malgré la fermeture de beaucoup de services fédéraux imposée par le Président, malgré les alarmes lancées par des économistes réputés comme Carmen Reinhart, malgré la sévère correction des marchés financiers du mois de décembre, les fondamentaux de l’économie américaine restent solides. Plus...

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14 février 2019

Younger Americans are better than older Americans at telling factual news statements from opinions

Stephen Downes PhotoBy Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Younger Americans are better than older Americans at telling factual news statements from opinions
Jeffrey Gottfried, Pew Research Center, 2018/10/25
I've heard it said only half-jokingly that people are worried about social media being as bad for today's generation as television was for their parents. Television was - and continues to be - a disaster for public knowledge, in my view. According to this report, we might be better off with the internet (even with cesspools like 4chan and Facebook). More...

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Feds launch ‘digital academy’ for public service

Stephen Downes PhotoBy Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Feds launch ‘digital academy’ for public service
Kathryn May, iPolitics, 2018/10/22
This article describes a new initiative at the Canada School of Public Service to launch the Canadian Digital Academy "to improve the 'digital acumen' of all levels of public servants who are working to modernize operations, and to deliver the kind of digital services that Canadians expect." Having worked with CSPS on two projects leading to greater digital capacability over the last year or so I am happy to see this development. More...

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08 février 2019

University Canada West to deliver AA degree

By Kerrie Kennedy. University Canada West has received official authorisation from the British Columbia Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training to offer an Associate of Arts degree to help students prepare for any further studies of their choice. More...

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02 février 2019

Here’s how Wayne State nearly doubled its graduation rate in six years

eCampus NewsFederal data show that Wayne State University in Detroit has the fastest-improving graduation rate in the nation among public universities with more than 10,000 students. More...

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29 janvier 2019

Should Higher Ed Liberals Read 'Conservatism: An Invitation to the Great Tradition’?

By Joshua Kim. And when it comes to thinking about the future of higher ed, are we liberal university people more conservative than we realize. More...

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Making Room for Innovation in Latin America

Latin America — and its leading universities — are at a turning point, one that could usher in a new era of international collaboration, with wide-ranging implications for students, faculty and regional economies. More...

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Stop the Presses

By Barbara Fister. Some 1,000 people were laid off last week at BuzzFeed, Huffington Post, and a host of local newspapers that are part of the Gannett Company. A lot of people will say “so what?” Two websites that publish a lot of listicles and clickbait, plus smaller newspapers around the country that have been shrinking before our eyes – will we even miss them. More...

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