All Blog Posts Tagged 'higher' (11)

Different Minds, Different Majors: How to Pick the Best Major for You

When it comes time to choose a major, the task may seem daunting. With so many different options available, deciding which one to best invest your time, energy, money, and mind to is difficult. There are some ways to help ensure that you best match your mind with your major of choice.

Determine Your Motivation



A college major is a…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on April 27, 2016 at 2:56pm — No Comments

GoingOn & Emory Announce Free Webinar on the Emerging Role of Social Academic Networks in Higher Ed

GoingOn Networks, in conjunction with Emory University, today announced that it is a hosting a free webinar for higher education professionals interested in understanding the role of social academic networks in helping modernize communications and to increase engagement across faculty, students and staff. The webinar, “Building an Engaged Campus,” will be held on February 9 at 11am PT (2pm EST) and led by Alan Cattier, Director of Academic…

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Added by Crystal T on January 31, 2012 at 4:02pm — 1 Comment

Web 2.0 And Blogging In The Classroom

The use of web2.0 techniques by institutions of learning and their teachers are ever on the rise. Today's students and prospective students were raised in a digital world and expect the use of technology through

outlets like Facebook and Twitter to be employed by the schools that

they attend. Blogging is only getting bigger and stronger. In fact check

out these…

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Added by Jim Roberts on January 3, 2011 at 11:46am — No Comments

It Takes A Village To Raise A Software Product

One thing that experience has taught me is that it takes a village to raise a software product. What I mean by that is a developer and all of their team members including management have to be focused on

quality...quality of product, quality of training, quality of process

and quality of work life. They all have to share the same passion and

excitement. They…

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Added by Jim Roberts on December 27, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Evolution Of The Web And Technology In Education

The Full Article From : The Happy Developer

 

The first incarnation of the web was composed of static websites that linked to each other and search engines to help you find sites of interest. Web 2.0 brought a social element to the web, with users sharing, commenting, and interacting through sites such as YouTube, Facebook, and Flickr. The future web, the "semantic…

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Added by Jim Roberts on December 19, 2010 at 12:35pm — 1 Comment

Software Development In Higher Education

Higher education is a lot like any other industry in the sense that colleges want to bring "customers" in to their institution. They want to create brand awareness. They want to separate themselves from their competition. They want to show prospective students why their institution is the one they should choose.



In the past, the higher education "industry" was known as lagging behind other industries as far as the use of leading edge technology but no more. Today, colleges are…

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Added by Jim Roberts on December 13, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

eTextbook Update

According to the Columbus Dispatch, some Democratic legislators in state of Ohio are pursuing mandatory e-textbooks for college students. The hope is that it will reduce the cost of textbooks for college students by as much as 50%. Should save a lot of trees and money on chiropractor bills, as well.

Added by Steve Tanksley on March 25, 2010 at 9:00pm — No Comments

The Future of Thinking

Over the past two decades, the way we learn has changed dramatically. We have new sources of information and new ways to exchange and to interact with information. But our schools and the way we teach have remained largely the same for years, even centuries.



What happens to traditional educational institutions when learning also takes place on a vast range of Internet sites, from Pokemon Web pages to Wikipedia? This report investigates how traditional learning institutions can become… Continue

Added by Kevin Chilton on January 26, 2010 at 3:53am — No Comments

Growing Tension among Old and New Journalism Education

This post was originally posted on Tech Academy at www.andreagenevieve.com



In 2009 there’s been a common stereotype, in any field, that young people don’t know what they are talking about. Over the past year the debate has grown over the positive and… Continue

Added by Andrea Genevieve Michnik on December 17, 2009 at 10:03am — No Comments

Learning and Technology PhD at University of Nevada, Las Vegas

If anyone is interested in advancing their education in educational technology, I highly recommend the Learning and Technology program at UNLV. The L & T program is a joint program of the Curriculum and Instruction Department and the highly regarded Educational Psychology Department. The faculty are wonderful teachers and noted scholars in the field.



As many of you are aware, educational technology is rapidly growing emerging field of research in the field of education. If any of… Continue

Added by Steve Tanksley on December 15, 2009 at 6:33pm — 1 Comment

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