17 juin 2018

Analysis of Performance Funding Scenarios in Calif.

HomeBy Paul Fain. California's move toward performance funding for its community colleges could work without harming colleges that enroll large numbers of underserved student groups, according to a new report published Thursday by the Century Foundation, but only if the formula adequately takes into account the socioeconomic profile of students at individual colleges. More...

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29 mai 2018

Chalk & Wire boosts U. of S.C. assessment & accreditation performance

University Business Magazine logoChalk & Wire, the most trusted higher education assessment technology provider, today announced that University of South Carolina College of Education is advancing its assessment and accreditation performance through the use of its flagship ePortfolio-enabled student assessment platform, CWPro. More...

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Priming the Pump for Better Classroom Performance

Priming the Pump for Better Classroom Performance
This is an interesting article and worth reading, not because it advances the field to any great degree but because it so vividly illustrates the dangers of working in a vacuum. The story is simple: a Stanford business professor, Paul Romer, developed a tool that assigns and grades student work. Nothing unusual here, though the article makes it sound as though Romer had discovered fire. But thoughout this intervew what emerges most clearly is a lack of awareness of other work in the field. More...

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19 avril 2018

Difficult Conversations: Managing Staff Performance

HomeHonest discussions about poor performance may be difficult, but they are necessary for managers in higher education, writes Ellen de Graffenreid. More...

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15 mars 2018

Using rankings to improve research performance

The authors argue that administrators and stakeholders “should look for rankings which are consistent over time, cover multiple areas of measurement and are less reliant on peer reputation” and that rankings that include self-reported data and reputation surveys are less helpful. More...

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12 mars 2018

Play For Performance

Play For Performance

It's funny. I had never heard of Thiagi a couple of months ago. Now he's everywhere. I suppose in some circles he has had guru status for some time, but his circles have shifted and now I find him within my horizon. More...

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07 mars 2018

Leading the Learning Revolution: A Manifesto for the Whole Community of Learning and Performance Professionals

Leading the Learning Revolution: A Manifesto for the Whole Community of Learning and Performance Professionals

There has been a fair bit of discussion on the elearningleaders mailing list about the new American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) Manifesto. More...

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27 février 2018

Research on Learning and Performance

Research on Learning and Performance
Following an email conversation this week (yet another bug report - I need to spend some serious time with my web site this weekend) I took a wander through Jay Cross's Internet Time Group website. Of particular interest for readers of this list wll be his elearning weblog. More...

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26 février 2018

Performance-driven culture is ruining scientific research

The Guardian homeI was told impact metrics could make or break careers. Instead, they broke my faith in scientific research. More...

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27 janvier 2018

Lessons learned from imposing performance-related pay on teachers

The ConversationOne of the toughest subjects in classrooms at the moment is the recruitment and retention of teachers. Their level of pay is often cited as a problem – and possibly part of a solution.
In England, the public sector pay freeze of recent years has meant real terms pay cuts for many teachers. More...

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