24 mai 2017

Guidelines and Policy - Social Media at Your University

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/student_affairs_and_technology_blog_header.jpgBy Eric Stoller. What your digital rules reveal.
When you do an advanced Google search for social media policy and/or social media guidelines on either .edu or .ac.uk domains, a lot of results* appear. Read more...

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The Importance of Instagram for International Student Recruitment

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/student_affairs_and_technology_blog_header.jpgBy Eric Stoller. 400 million people use Instagram every day.
There are a lot of really good university Instagram accounts. In fact, most university social media efforts now include Instagram. It's as ubiquitous as Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube. Read more...

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Digital Well-Being: 4 Steps to Take When Twitter Trolls Swarm

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/student_affairs_and_technology_blog_header.jpgBy Eric Stoller. A necessary digital capability.
Last week, 3 of my tweets garnered more than 2,000 replies. This was an unusually high number of replies and almost all of them were exceptionally hostile, malicious, offensive, abusive and/or puerile. Read more...

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University of Sydney - Virtual Reality Tours, Student Social Media Takeovers, and Snapchat at Orientation

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/student_affairs_and_technology_blog_header.jpgBy Eric Stoller. Is that a wombat?
The University of Sydney is massive. As Australia's first university, they enroll 60,000 students and have 300,000 alumni in more than 170 countries. Read more...

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What Higher Education Can Learn From Summer Camps

By Steven Mintz. Predicting the future is a fool’s game. But it’s a game that remains irresistible – and necessary – if we are to prepare for what lies ahead. More...

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11 Lessons From the History of Higher Ed

By Steven Mintz. It is easy to think that the history of higher education is irrelevant to the challenges that today’s colleges and universities face. After all, as recently as 1870, just 50,000 men and women attended college – just 1.7 percent of the college aged population. Today, in stark contrast, 20.5 million (57 percent female and 17 percent African American, Hispanic, Asian, or Native American) attend a postsecondary institution. That’s over 40 percent of 18 to 24 year olds. More...

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#NotAllEdTech Derails Critical Educational Technology Conversations

By George Veletsianos. Clarifying an argument and a misunderstanding. More...

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23 mai 2017

Purdue’s Massive Blunder

By Liz Reisberg and Philip G. Altbach. Purdue University, an institution among America’s most respected research universities, has announced it is buying the for-profit Kaplan University. More...

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Global Protest of Scientists

By Nadine Zeeman and Liudvika Leisyte. It is too early to know whether the March for Science portends a collective resistance that will be sustained. More...

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Institutional Massification in African Universities

By Goolam Mohamedbhai. Over the two decades 1986-2006, student enrollment  increased by about four- to eight-fold at a limited number of universities resulting in "institutional massification," not national or regional massification. More...

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