22 mai 2019

The Really Really Rough Guide to e-Learning Benchmarking in Higher Education

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Derek Morrison: The Really Really Rough Guide to e-Learning Benchmarking in Higher Education, Auricle October 20, 2005

The point of this article is eventually stated as this: "Because benchmarking can mean different things to different people, there will be different expectations of it. I also suspect benchmarking could easily become ideologically driven, with advocates and acolytes of one model or another becoming entrenched in their belief that there is only one 'true path' to enlightenment and those who stray from it are to be considered near heretics". More...

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20 avril 2019

Benchmarking the Digital Business of Higher Ed Marketing

https://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/media/CTA-IHE-banner640-150.png?itok=VxlaUtWrMarketing and communications staff can help to move their institutions toward embracing digital business thinking and practices. More...

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26 mars 2019

Quality Improvement, Quality Assurance, and Benchmarking

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Quality Improvement, Quality Assurance, and Benchmarking
A special issue of IRRODL has been released. I cover five items, beginning with this one. Good overview article describing the development, choice and use of two e-learning quality frameworks, with an account of some of the dangers (the 'dark side') of using a quality framework. More...

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02 mars 2019

Underrepresented Students, Unintended Consequences

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Two prominent researchers say some selective colleges have responded to pressure to hit national benchmarks for enrolling low-income students -- in ways that hurt other needy students who are equally academically worthy. More...

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09 novembre 2018

E-Learning Benchmark Established with Launch of the Institute of Financial Services' KnowledgeBank

E-Learning Benchmark Established with Launch of the Institute of Financial Services' KnowledgeBank
The corporate community is often well ahead of the academic community in the deployment of e-learning technologies, and this announcement is a case in point. What is significant about this item is this: "RetrievalWare enables the retrieval of very specific information by 'slicing-and-dicing' search results using dynamic classification - the ability to mix concepts, terms and expressions across multiple categories to quickly isolate desired information." The key here is the concept of 'dynamic categoization' - the automated sorting of items into categories in real time. More...

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30 octobre 2018

Benchmarking Higher Ed AV Staffing Levels — Revisited

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Have you ever met an AV support department whose members feel like they’re well-staffed, are 100 percent caught up on all projects, are easily able to satisfy the support demands of the campus community, and have plenty of free time to plan for future classroom installs? No? Me neither. More...

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01 février 2018

Croissance des besoins de formation en Transports et logistique pour 2018

Emfor Brougogne-Franche-ComtéLa hausse des effectifs dans les métiers des transports et de la logistique constatée fin 2017, devrait se poursuivre en 2018 et l’Optl prévoit dans son rapport de 2017, une augmentation des besoins de formation. Plus...

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17 décembre 2017

Grad Rate Benchmark Exempts HBCUs

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. A graduation rate requirement for access to special funds for minority-serving institutions in a proposed House Republican rewrite of the Higher Education Act would exempt historically black colleges and universities. More...

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07 novembre 2017

Plan to benchmark university-business collaborations

Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson has outlined his vision to secure the UK’s status as a “pioneering nation” and called for universities to secure more return from the research conducted by institutions across the United Kingdom. More...

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02 août 2017

Gift officer benchmarks added to Reeher platform

University Business LogoReeher, developers of the shared management platform that is transforming the way colleges and universities raise money, recently unveiled community benchmarks within the fundraising platform. For the first time, Reeher users are able to access unique Reeher Community benchmark data directly in the Reeher Platform. More...

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