25 mai 2017

Strengthening the general ed curriculum

University Business LogoBy James Muyskens. The weakest link in the expanding instructional continuum—where we are least successful—is in general education and freshman introductory courses. More...

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01 mai 2017

Years of Work, Tabled

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Duke University was trying to do something different with a proposed new undergraduate curriculum, emphasizing less what students should study than how. More...

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18 mars 2017

No mandatory novels or poetry – what you need to know about the new HSC English curriculum

The ConversationBy . The release of the new English syllabus for Years 11 and 12 students in New South Wales reveals a potentially less rigorous curriculum, which is likely to encourage students to study the easier course option now available. More...

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16 mars 2017

EdX Adds New MicroMasters Programs

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. Massive open online course provider edX on Tuesday expanded its lineup of MicroMasters programs, which let students study online to earn a certificate showing graduate-level work and, if they choose, transfer to an in-person program to complete a master's degree. Read more...

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18 février 2017

Ask the Administrator: Where To Go From Here?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. Degree choices and career paths. A newish Master’s degree recipient in English writes. Read more...

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25 janvier 2017

Urgent need to decolonise intellectual property curricula

By Munyaradzi Makoni. There is an urgent need for decolonised intellectual property, or IP, law curricula in order for African states to build IP expertise that is Afrocentric and development oriented. A South African university is making progress in developing an appropriate model. Read more...

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17 janvier 2017

SOAS students call for rethink of Eurocentric curriculum

Students at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies, or SOAS, are calling for white philosophers to be largely removed from the curriculum to better represent the university's focus on Asia and Africa, writes Lucy Pasha-Robinson for the Independent. Read more...

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24 octobre 2016

The Curricular and the Co-Curricular

By Steven Mintz and Michael Patrick Rutter. Where do students devote much of their time and intellectual energy? A common line you hear on admissions tours and in peppy brochureware suggests an answer: “Most students learn the most outside of the classroom.” Why such an outcome might not be measurable, the advent of enhanced / experience transcripts from places like Elon University) suggests it goes beyond marketing copy. Read more...

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19 octobre 2016

Rentrée 2016 : comment piloter son cursus

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "focuscampus"Blog de Jean-Claude Lewandowski. Tout au long de sa scolarité, l’étudiant est désormais confronté à une multitude de choix. Choix de discipline, de matière ou de programme, mais aussi d’option ou d’électif, de sujet de mémoire, de destination pour ses échanges internationaux, d’entreprise pour ses stages… Son parcours, c’est à lui de le construire. Voir l'article...

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09 octobre 2016

DataRobot seminar focuses on data science skills for executives

eCampus NewsNew curriculum now offers sessions to show executives how to identify opportunities to optimize their business with machine learning. More...

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