25 avril 2019

If you can’t kill it, cure it: a five-point prescription for REF201

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"A blog I wrote before the 2014 REF (Research Excellence Framework) had over 10000 downloads from various platforms. In policy terms it was an abject failure – It was called Kill The Ref in Complex Circumstances. Yet REF lives. More...

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Reducing student fees is one thing … but deciding how you do it is another thing altogether

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"There have been rumours for months, if not years, that student fees will come down. It has been a likely prospect ever since at least the 2017 general election. More...

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The placement panacea

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"I spent a decade designing, delivering and managing placement programmes. I still believe they are the single most potent weapon in what has become an employability arms race, and when successful can have a huge impact on social mobility. But they have limitations. I now find myself spending significant time discussing why they are not the employability panacea. More...

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Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a world designed for men: book review

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"International Women’s Day always leaves me feeling uplifted about the steps that have been made towards gender equality and the examples of women supporting women. More...

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Why universities are spending millions on marketing

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"When the Guardian reported recently that “Universities are spending millions on marketing to attract students”, there was surprise, followed rapidly by a chorus of disapproval. At first sight, this may seem like a strange thing for institutions to spend their resources on – surely they are educational charities, with the teaching and research as their objectives. More...

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Appel à candidatures pour l'attribution de contrats doctoraux fléchés sur «la radicalisation» - campagne 2019

ESR enseignementsup-recherche gouv frDans le cadre du Plan national de prévention de la radicalisation du Gouvernement et du Plan d'action du Conseil scientifique sur les processus de radicalisation (COSPRAD) installé auprès du Premier ministre, le ministère de l'enseignement supérieur, de la recherche et de l'innovation (MESRI) attribuera pour la rentrée 2019, cinq contrats doctoraux aux établissements de l'enseignement supérieur. Les dossiers de candidatures peuvent être déposés jusqu'au 10 juin 2019 inclus par les écoles doctorales dans l'application SIREDO. Plus...

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24 avril 2019

Carnegie Mellon and Lumen Learning Announce EEP-Relevant Collaboration

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "mfeldstein.com logo"By . Late last week, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and Lumen Learning jointly issued a press release announcing their collaboration on an effort to integrate the Lumen-developed RISE analytical framework for curricular materials improvement analysis into the toolkit that Carnegie Mellon announced it will be contributing via open licenses (and unveiling at the Empirical Educator Project (EEP) summit that they are hosting in May). More...

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Mixed reality is preparing students for the collaborative workforce

eCampus NewsAt EDUCAUSE 2018, educators from Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) shared how the university is developing and implementing small- and large-scale immersive augmented reality and mixed reality learning resources with great success. More...

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5 principles to guide online learning programs

eCampus NewsThe report, a joint effort of online program manager Learning House and the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), follows up on previous research showing that almost 90 percent of surveyed AASCU schools with online programs experienced barriers around faculty acceptance of online learning, along with the increased effort faculty devoted to developing online courses. More...

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The 4 main drivers behind higher-ed disruption

eCampus NewsHigher education is at a critical space in between disruption and transformation. More...

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