Storms over liberal education: notes on the 2016 AAC&U conference

Bryan Alexander

I kicked things off with a survey of major technological developments in a very top level way, then dived into specific, currently used digital tools (the LMS, ePortfolios, video, robotics, big data, social media, 3d printing, etc.).

Testing and the future of education: Anya Kamenetz on Future Trends Forum #6

Bryan Alexander

This example surfaces new questions about student data and privacy, such as: are administrators mandatory reporters? One example: eportfolios dropped in one case because doing them decently was seen as too onerous. This works in a low-stakes settings, like a MOOC.

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Professors Aren’t Good at Sharing Their Classroom Practices. Teaching Portfolios Might Help.

Edsurge

At the height of the buzz around MOOCs and flipped classrooms three years ago, Bridget Ford worried that administrators might try to replace her introductory history course with a batch of videos. It’s the largest portfolio initiative for teaching eportfolios in higher education that’s focused on what am I doing to improve student learning,” says Gerry Hanley, assistant vice chancellor at California State University’s chancellor's office.

20 years in e-learning

Mark Smithers

Universities buy digital repositories, collaboration tools, eportfolios, lecture capture tools, anti-plagiarism tools and all manner of online stuff that promises a beautiful user interface that will allow content to be created quickly and easily. But these are isolated examples. It was only when the large MOOCS arrived and shook up the university administrators that they collectively lifted their heads from the sand.

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2013 Global Education Conference Kicks Off Today - List of Sessions

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

From the 2012 GlobalEdCon attendees: "This conference is a great example on what global means. Amanda Coolidge instructional designer Students as Creators or Makers: Tools to foster Higher-order Thinking Skills - Jeff Hoffart (@JeffHoffart) - TEDxYouth@BIS Team Teaching in a school which sometimes becomes a hostile environment for a teacher or how to teach in an ex-conflict area - Attila Nagy, LLM International Business Law 2:00pm Can MOOCs Really Make an Impact in the Developing World?

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Smith, Director of Programs Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) for STEM - Revolutionary or Evolutionary? Candidate VoiceThread for Digital Education - Kelli Stair- teacher/ writer An Example STEAM and Maker-Education Curriculum: From Puppets to Robots - Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D.

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