23 février 2017

Building Global Community

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Building Global Community
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook, 2017/02/17

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg released a manifesto yesterday afternoon stressing the importance of community and Facebook's role in developing it. More...

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18 février 2017

Double Majors at Community Colleges

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. Someone asked that in a meeting this week, and I had to admit, I’d never thought about it. I couldn’t think of one offhand. Read more...

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31 janvier 2017

Créer une communauté d’apprenants, oui mais pour quoi ?

Par . La tendance est à la prise en compte des apprentissages informels, et à leur encouragement. Prestataires et concepteurs de dispositifs internes de formation intègrent donc de plus en plus souvent la création d’un groupe dédié sur un réseau social, comme partie prenante du dispositif. Mais suffit-il vraiment de proposer à des apprenants d’adhérer à un groupe Yammer ou LinkedIn pour créer une communauté d’apprentissage. Voir l'article...

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28 janvier 2017

Budget crunch puts community colleges in tough spot

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A proposal by Gov. Pete Ricketts to slash state aid to Nebraska’s community colleges this year will negatively affect the state’s future workforce and economic development, one college president said. More...

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26 janvier 2017

Community-Focused Versus Market-Driven Education

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Community-Focused Versus Market-Driven Education
Matthew Metzgar, Digital Pedagogy Lab, 2017/01/25
The thrust of this fairly detailed article is that "though the true purpose of public education is clear — to provide benefits to individuals and communities — education is now becoming more aligned with the purposes of firms; all of which may lead to richer companies but poorer (in an educational sense) communities. More...

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12 novembre 2016

Four-year programs at community colleges face ‘underground’ opposition

eCampus NewsBy Max Filby. Ohio’s Sinclair Community College wants to offer four-year degrees, but its president says the plan is getting push-back from an influential lobby: traditional four-year universities. More...

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11 novembre 2016

Building Community at #JiscDigLead

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/student_affairs_and_technology_blog_header.jpgBy Eric Stoller. The Jisc Digital Leaders Programme had been on my professional "radar" since its debut in October of 2015. Featuring several of the "usual suspects" from the UK's higher (and further) education digital scene, I noted the hashtag (#JiscDigLead) and focused on my own calendar of autumnal consulting activities. Read more...

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04 novembre 2016

The next (scary!) step for me: building a formal community

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Jennifer Polk. How is it that I am more than three years into this job and I still feel like a n00b? Well, I know why – there are so many good, reasonable reasons. But one of the answers is that my role is adaptable, because I am self-employed and it is entirely up to me to make it work. More...

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22 octobre 2016

Community College Enrollments Drop

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Some educators see other factors besides a recovering economy as a reasons why their enrollments are low. Read more...

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12 octobre 2016

‘Skillset and match’ September issue is out!

Home The September 2016 issue of Skillset and match, Cedefop’s magazine promoting learning for work, is now available to read and download. In this issue, we look at the New skills agenda for Europe and how it can boost employability, competitiveness and growth. More...

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