Universities increasingly turn to graduate programs to balance their books

The Hechinger Report

The number of master’s degrees alone that are being conferred by universities is up by 66 percent since 2000 , and has tripled since 1970. Higher Ed News Adult learning Higher education access Higher education affordability Higher education completion Universities Inc The St.

Register Now for the Open Mini-Conference on Library "Expertise, Competencies, and Careers"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're getting close to our Library 2.017 mini-conference: "Expertise, Competencies and Careers," which will be held online (and for free) March 29th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone).

Final Schedule for Tomorrow's "Digital Literacy & Fake News" Mini-Conference - Plus Bonus

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tomorrow (Thursday, June 1st) is our second of three Library 2.017 mini-conferences: "Digital Literacy + Fake News," being held online ( and for free ) from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone).

"Digital Literacy & Fake News" Keynote Panelists Announced + First Sessions for Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce the keynote panelists for our our second of three Library 2.017 mini-conferences: "Digital Literacy + Fake News," which will be held online ( and for free ) on Thursday, June 1st, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone).

Final Schedule - Open Mini-Conference on Library "Expertise, Competencies, and Careers"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tomorrow, Wednesday, March 29th, is our Library 2.017 mini-conference: "Expertise, Competencies and Careers," which will be held online (and for free) from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone).

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Please mark your calendars for November 18 - 22 for the fourth annual Global Education Conference ( [link] ). The Global Education Conference is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels.

Using Google Tools to Personalize Learning #GoogleEduOnAir

Learning With Lucie

My 30 minute presentation during the 2016 Google Education on Air Conference was not enough time to tell the story of personalized learning, but it did give me a chance to give a shoutout to my state for being a leader in the personalized learning movement.

The New Media Consortium: its sudden death and what comes next

Bryan Alexander

I’ve known and worked with the NMC people since around 2003. We did two live Future Trends Forum sessions from NMC summer conferences. It was a career honor to be invited to offer the closing keynote for their annual conference.

Rethinking How Scholarship Works at MLA17

ProfHacker

Friday at the Modern Language Association conference, I’ll be presiding at a session entitled “ That’s Not How Scholarship Works!

Reflections on Open Education and the Path Forward

iterating toward openness

” As I have reflected on the post-conference conversation, and these larger questions about goals and purpose, I’ve decided to share some of my current best answers to these questions. From 2003 – 2008 I focused on the evangelism problem.

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The New Media Consortium: its sudden death and what comes next

Bryan Alexander

I’ve known and worked with the NMC people since around 2003. We did two live Future Trends Forum sessions from NMC summer conferences. It was a career honor to be invited to offer the closing keynote for their annual conference.

Pat Farenga's "Starting to Homeschool" Webinar Series Starts on Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

To have access to the full set of recordings, please purchase the archive set. " Starting to Homeschool " is a series of six Webinars for those interested in starting the journey to homeschooling, or just learning more about homeschooling.

Positive Behavior Supports Creating Meaningful Life Options for People with ASD

Digital Promise

They and their families need access to all reasonable options, including those based on Applied Behavior Analysis, organizational management, community/ecological psychology, cultural psychology, biomedical science and positive psychology (Carr, 2007b). Keynote address presented at the annual conference of the Autism Society of America, Scottsdale, Ariz. 2003). This article originally appeared on the Indiana Resource Center for Autism website.

A traditional model of organizational knowledge creation

Connecting 2 the World

Information becomes content when there is a situation to apply it (Nonaka, 1999, Yaklief, 2010), but does not require a depth of understanding to access or transfer. Once created, individual, groups, departments, or the organization can control the dissemination and access to a larger number of people. Therefore, there needs to be some mechanism to access it, measure it, transfer its use, and, in some cases, store and retrieve it. 2003). 2003). 2003).

Final Pat Farenga Webinar in "Starting to Homeschool" Series

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

To have access to the full set of recordings, please purchase the archive set. " Starting to Homeschool " is concluding its series of six Webinars for those interested in starting the journey to homeschooling, or in just learning more about homeschooling.

How Harry Potter Has Brought Magic To Classrooms For More Than 20 Years

MindShift

“We burn through Sorcerer’s Stone in about three weeks as a read aloud using the Jim Kay illustrated edition so all our kids have access to the theme and don’t just think we’re crazy,” VanDonge says.

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Dear ISTE (reprised)

NeverEndingSearch

The whole conversation brought me back a blog post I wrote following ISTE’s 2011 conference in Philadelphia. We’ve championed equitable access and unbanning critical resources. Dear ISTE, I’ve been attending your conference since the early 1990s, before the Web was born.

Library 2.017: EXPERTISE, COMPETENCIES, AND CAREERS

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce our first of three Library 2.017 mini-conferences: "Expertise, Competencies and Careers," which will be held online (and for free) March 29th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone).

Truth, truthiness, triangulation and the librarian way: A news literacy toolkit for a “post-truth” world

NeverEndingSearch

Project CORA : Community of Online Research Assignments an open access resource for faculty and librarians. Hoax-Slayer : Australian Brett Christensen has been debunking email and social media hoaxes and spam since 2003.

Education Technology and the Business of Student Debt

Hack Education

“Black students who started college in 2003 had a 50–50 chance of defaulting on their federal student loans, according to a new analysis of government data – a virtual coin-flip of default that stands in stark contrast with a 21% default rate for white borrowers,” Buzzfeed reported in October. This group of older borrowers collectively hold $247 billion in student debt, an amount that has roughly tripled since 2003,” Inside Higher Ed reported in November.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

million people since 2003.” “In a risky and expensive endeavor, colleges are spending more and more money on athletics in hopes of earning a spot among the Power Five conferences,” Inside Higher Ed reports. Via Edsurge : “Google Offers Free Cloud Access to Colleges, Plays Catch Up to Amazon, Microsoft.” Education Politics.

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Knowledge Genres

Connecting 2 the World

In analyzing collaborative writing in distributed groups, genres could be applied to different ways in which knowledge is organized, created, accessed, and used. The result is different structures in the organization, creation, storage, and access of knowledge which creates different knowledge genres. However, access to social and knowledge networks can create social spaces that allow for the creation of knowledge for distributed groups or individual members in the future.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

This group of older borrowers collectively hold $247 billion in student debt, an amount that has roughly tripled since 2003.” Via Boing Boing : “Dupes gather at sold-out Flat Earth International Conference.” “More on the Cost Trap and Inclusive Access” by David Wiley. “If We Talked About the Internet Like We Talk About OER: The Cost Trap and Inclusive Access” by David Wiley. (National) Education Politics.

Study Findings

Connecting 2 the World

However, with the rise in the use of distributed groups in the workplace, there is the recognition that knowledge that is distributed in the form of distributed cognition, may not be accessed in the same way that traditional organizational structures allowed. For service industries, whose business is knowledge, it is very important that knowledge is accessible at the individual, group and organizational level, especially during the collaborative process.

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