16 mars 2018

How to learn efficiently

How to learn efficiently
Daniel Lemire, Weblog, 2015/01/02
What's interesting about this post is the suggestion that efficient learning is the opposite of what we might think it is. Lemire first outlines three reasonable principles (quoted):

  • Seek the most difficult problems
  • Reflect on what you have supposedly learned
  • Avoid learning from a single source

This is in fact exactly what I have done most of my life (even in public school, where I frequently went well beyond the curriculum to create 'projects' devoted to any of a variety of topics). More...

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When it comes to Education and Technology, “Efficiency” is not the point

When it comes to Education and Technology, “Efficiency” is not the point
Steve Krause, stevendkrause.com, 2015/01/02
From The Hechinger Report, which Steve Krause states"'is an independent nonprofit, nonpartisan organization based at Teachers College, Columbia University' that apparently generates a lot of articles about education that get poured right into a lot of mainstream publications," we read that "the assumed purpose of technology (e.g., computer stuff, basically) in this article is efficiency, and some version of that word/theme appears at least a dozen times in this 1,000 or word so piece." This, he writes, misrepresents the purpose of technology in education. More...

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12 mars 2018

Efficiency gains and sharing resources crucial for Cedefop’s core business

HomeReferring to the invaluable role of the four operational departments at Cedefop, he said that projects, initiatives and online services target not only policy-makers but also VET training providers, practitioners and European citizens. More...

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24 février 2018

Efficiency and Effectiveness in Higher Education

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Efficiency and Effectiveness in Higher Education" is Inside Higher Ed's new downloadable compilation of articles. More...

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17 avril 2017

Didask traque (enfin) l’efficacité pédagogique

http://blog.educpros.fr/fiorina/wp-content/themes/longbeach_jfiorina/longbeach/images/img01.jpgBlog Educpros de Jean-François Fiorina. Co-fondée en 2015 par Son Thierry-Ly, ex Normale-Sup/Ecole d’économie de Paris, la Edtech DIDASK mise sur deux outils : la psychologie cognitive et l’adaptive learning pour apprendre efficacement. Basée sur la personnalisation de l’apprentissage et l’acquisition de compétences par l’exercice, la start-up exploite la recherche en psychologie cognitive, avec un seul objectif, créer des expériences d’apprentissage productives dont les résultats soient mesurables. Voir l'article...

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18 juillet 2016

Improving Teaching Effectiveness: Impact on Student Outcomes

RAND CorporationIn the wake of our initial distribution of this report, the authors discovered an inconsistency in programming that may have a minor effect on the values of the numerical findings they reported on. The research team is currently rerunning and checking all of our calculations; RAND will issue a revised report in late summer, 2016. The issues we have discovered with respect to Improving Teaching Effectivensss: Impact on Student Outcomes do not affect the findings we’ve reported in the related reports in the Improving Teaching Effectiveness series. More...

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20 mai 2016

Efficiency in university management: USTREAM project takes off

The EUA-led USTREAM project is up and running after its launch in January of this year.
The initiative, which will run for three years, examines the measures that are in place in universities across Europe to enhance efficiency at operational and academic levels. More...

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14 mai 2016

Three Universities Select OnBase by Hyland

eCampus NewsOnBase by Hyland, a single enterprise information platform, was chosen by several schools to increase administrative efficiency and student services while decreasing overall costs. More...

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Eye on the numbers: Card office efficiency efforts

University Business LogoBy Nancy Mann Jackson. Effective card offices focus on bottom-line growth. “Two of the benefits we bring to our campus are cost reduction and revenue growth,” says John Beckwith, director of campus business services at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. More...

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Higher ed allies in efficiency

University Business LogoBy Sherrie Negrea. Health insurance, along with everything from faculty recruitment to information technology, is one of the emerging areas of shared services that regional consortia are now tackling. More...

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