23 septembre 2018

Integrating Makerspaces Throughout the Curriculum

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. The makerspace isn’t just a fixed space where kids come and go to complete busywork. It’s an extension of a well-established approach to educating students that has applications and deep implications across disciplines. As makerspaces start to pop up in schools across the country, some educators, particularly those teaching non-STEM subjects, may be wondering what exactly they’re supposed to do with them. More...

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03 août 2018

New cursus. Saupoudrage de crédits

Sur le blog "Histoires d'universités" de Pierre Dubois. Je suis encore plus sceptique sur les résultats du second appel à projets PIA3 « Nouveaux cursus à l’université » (Frédérique Vidal. Communiqué du 9 juillet 2018). Plus...

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23 juin 2018

Teaching off-the-shelf curricula does university students a disservice

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianIn the US, I was coerced into teaching a prepackaged course that stifled creativity. I fear UK universities are not far behind. More...

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19 juin 2018

Making the Most of Your Low-Res Program

For MFAs or MAAEs in creative writing, visual arts, photography, or stage writing, the option of low-residency has become increasingly popular as many non-traditional graduate students juggle other responsibilities. More...

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16 juin 2018

Harvard Hosts 60-Year Curriculum Symposium

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. In a 2017 interview with the University Professional and Continuing Education Association, Dean Hunt Lambert, who leads Harvard’s Division of Continuing Education, emphasized that the 60-year curriculum recognizes that people begin their learning careers in earnest in their teens, continue learning throughout their work years, and even continue their educations during their retirements. More...

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02 juin 2018

« Le nouveau cursus de l’Icam est basé sur le « faire vite » avant d’apprendre »

http://orientation.blog.lemonde.fr/files/2011/08/Edhec-Olivier-Rollot-208x300.jpgBlog "Il y a une vie après le bac" d'Olivier Rollot. L’Icam, école d’ingénieurs multi-campus en France,  sur tous les fronts. Après avoir inauguré son implantation en République du Congo, à Pointe-Noire, début janvier elle lance un tout nouveau parcours d’études, dit « parcours ouvert ». Plus...

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30 mai 2018

First-of-its-kind gene editing curriculum emerges at community college

eCampus NewsThrough a local industry partnership, a community college is exposing students to gene editing curriculum and real-world experience. More...

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21 mai 2018

Why sexting must be on the curriculum

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationA recent controversial segment on Fox News’ The Ingraham Angle discussed whether schools should teach students about “sexting” (sharing sexually explicit images or videos through electronic means). In Canada’s largest province, the leader of Ontario’s Progressive Conservative party recently vowed to repeal the sex-education curriculum if elected premier in next month’s election. More...

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21 avril 2018

Reviving the Curriculum

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Will proposal for streamlined general-education program at Cornell's College of Arts and Sciences give the curriculum new life? Can new approaches to language and diversity engage students who might otherwise lose interest. More...

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09 avril 2018

Microsoft Education and Open Up Resources announce partnership to deliver top rated math curriculum

Microsoft Education and Open Up Resources announce partnership to deliver top rated math curriculum
Microsoft Education Blog, 2018/03/28
I don't whether the the curriculum is actually "top rated" or whether that's just marketing bile (I suspect the latter) but what's important here is that Microsoft is integrating "full-course OER curricula, standards-aligned, and provided for free to promote instructional equity" into its OneNote application. More...

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