12 juin 2019

Chicago’s Urban Prep Academy – known for 100% college acceptance rates – put reputation ahead of results

The ConversationWhen I joined Urban Prep Academies in 2006 as the founding math teacher at what was to become the nation’s first all-boys public charter high school, the school’s faculty and staff had one central goal. More...

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09 juin 2019

No Shame in Our Game

HomeStop maligning community colleges, writes Susan Muaddi Darraj, and treating their students and faculty members as not as good as their peers. More...

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22 mai 2019

Reputation Systems Required

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Dan Gillmor: Reputation Systems Required, Bayosphere October 18, 2005

I'm not sure about reputation systems per se, but it seems clear to me that with the recent splog crisis shaking the blogosphere we need some way to harvest content not only by topic but also by author. What's a 'splog crisis', you ask? 'Splog' is short for 'spam weblog' and is the result of automated processes filling sites like Blogger with fake blogs intended to link to sites they are trying to promote. More...

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29 avril 2019

Say goodbye to the information age: it’s all about reputation now

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Say goodbye to the information age: it’s all about reputation now
Gloria Origgi, Aeon, 2019/01/04
I don't agree with the main point of this post, but rthe reasons are complex. Here's the main point: "rom the ‘information age’, we are moving towards the ‘reputation age’, in which information will have value only if it is already filtered, evaluated and commented upon by others. Seen in this light, reputation has become a central pillar of collective intelligence today. It is the gatekeeper to knowledge, and the keys to the gate are held by others." Now this isn't wrong, exactly, but the use of the word 'reputation' suggests that it's the others' reputation (standing in the community? track record? number of followers?) that will make them a 'gatekeeper'. More...

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22 avril 2019

Academics behaving badly? Universities and online reputations

The ConversationTrying to control your reputation online is a bit like trying to clean up wee in a toddler pool. You are much more likely to get your hands dirty than achieve any kind of meaningful damage control. More...

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23 janvier 2019

Research grant denials hurt Australia’s international reputation

By Anton Crace. The vetoing of research grants by former Australian education minister Simon Birmingham could damage the international reputation of the country’s research funding model and erode global confidence according to higher education experts. More...

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29 septembre 2018

Other countries are proud of their universities. The UK must be too

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianUniversities are on the defensive over policy and funding, but it’s time to reset the agenda – we need them more than ever. More...

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UK universities 'still inflate their statuses despite crackdown'

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianBritish universities continue to put out exaggerated claims about their international reputations, an investigation has found, despite a crackdown by the advertising regulator aimed at putting a stop to misleading assertions about rankings and results. More...

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22 août 2018

Managing Your Reputation in a Time of Cultural Shift

HomeSo many academic apologies have been uttered in 2018 that I’ve lost track of them, searching the word “apology” in Inside Higher Ed and marveling at dozens of results. More...

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20 août 2018

La e-réputation dans le processus de recrutement

http://blog.emploi-store.fr/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Logo_Blog-Emploi-Store1.jpgCertains recruteurs sont encore très attachés aux candidatures classiques avec envoi d’un CV et d’une lettre de motivation quand d’autres n’utilisent que LinkedIn ou Viadeo.
A l’heure où certains candidats falsifient leurs CV, où les réseaux sociaux permettent d’en savoir plus sur une personne, ils sont de plus en plus nombreux à rechercher des infos sur les postulants via un moteur de recherche. Plus...

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