11 mai 2018

Intervention sociale en éducation

logoMême si le travail social se réalise essentiellement autour des relations humaines, les technologies le modifient de plusieurs façons : du support peut-être apporté en tout lieu et à tout moment, certains handicaps peuvent être compensés avec succès, des robots offrent des services autrement impossibles à fournir, l’administration peut-être réduite, la formation facilitée, etc. mais les technologies peuvent aussi engendrer des problèmes de dépendance ou représenter un obstacle de plus à franchir pour certains. Plus...

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Création de ressources éducatives

logoLe professeur prépare son cours. Il apprécie ce moment de créativité et d’exploration. Ses élèves adorent découvrir là où il les amène autant que de la façon dont il les amène à comprendre et à eux-mêmes découvrir. Comme un entraineur, il prépare son plan de match. Plus...

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Macron’s vision of universities networks moves forward

By Jan Petter Myklebust and Brendan O'Malley. European university networks are now moving forward to build ‘Networks of European Universities’ along the lines French President Emmanuel Macron proposed at his Sorbonne speech in September 2017.
The first such ‘4EU-alliance’ was signed in Heidelberg last month. Other stakeholders are sending position papers to the European Commission webpage. More...

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Macron's call attracts six more US-based scientists

Six more United States-based scientists have been selected to take part in French President Emmanuel Macron's call to "Make our Planet Great Again", which was announced in response to President Donald Trump pulling the US out of the Paris climate agreement, writes Sophie Tatum for CNN. More...

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Behind the barricades at protest-hit universities

Anti-capitalist graffiti on the walls, broken furniture and piles of litter: protests by students in French universities have blocked teaching and led to hundreds of thousands of euros’ worth of damage in recent weeks, reports AFP. More...

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Five Truths About Tuition

Five Truths About Tuition
Good discussion (though at times irritating) on the rising cost of tuition in American universities. The pattern is familiar: states cut the buget for universities (actually, they slow down the rate of increase), universities make up some of the shortfall through tuition. More...

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Metadata and Search

Metadata and Search
Nice summary of discussions and presentations from this workshop held a couple of months ago. The tough questions are not overlooked: participants looked at the return on metadata creation, subjective metadata, and more. Some solid advice in the 'conclusions' section. More...

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ReUSEIT

ReUSEIT
Jakob Nielsen is widely regarded as an authority on usability, but his website, most observers agree, is a disaster. This site offers the winners of a recent contest with a simple premise: while adhering to the standards of usability, redesign Nielsen's website to make it visually appealing. More...

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Electronic Portfolio White Paper

Electronic Portfolio White Paper
Everybody is talking about e-portfolios these days, and this paper talks about them a lot, 68 PDF pages worth. With contributors from Blackboard, eCollege, EDUCAUSE and a bunch of universities, among others, this paper also carries some clout. More...

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Is Tech Industry a Savior or Danger to Education?

Is Tech Industry a Savior or Danger to Education?
This major three part report from CNet gets to the heart of the issue (eventually): "Companies give large donations to help out with technology purchases or build buildings and then try to use that as a leverage point to sell their products throughout a school district." More...

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