Prepare For ‘The End Of College': Here’s What Free Higher Ed Looks Like
a future in which “the idea of ‘admission’ to college will become an anachronism, because the University of Everywhere will be open to everyone” and “educational resources that have been scarce and expensive for centuries will be abundant and free.”
why the majority of American college students decide to go to college
partly this [is] being driven by the fact that people need to go to college in order to make their way in the world and get credentials for, frankly, not the tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars that colleges charge today.
Student’s relationship with technology is complex. They recognize its value but still need guidance when it comes to better using it for academics.
Educause’s ECAR Study, 2013
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Declining Student Resilience: A Serious Problem for Colleges
Faculty at the meetings noted that students’ emotional fragility has become a serious problem when in comes to grading. Some said they had grown afraid to give low grades for poor performance, because of the subsequent emotional crises they would have to deal with in their offices.
Chronicle of Higher recently ran an article by Robin Wilson entitled, “An Epidemic of Anguish: Overwhelmed by Demand for Mental-Health Care, Colleges Face Conflicts in Choosing How to Respond” (Aug. 31, 2015). Education
A Dozen Differences between You and the Class of 2019
Are you feeling old yet?
Changes in resume structure
besides being proactive and employing social media to land an interview, here are some practical suggestions on how to restructure your “regular” (old-fashioned?) resume
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Why People Are Obsessed With Teaching Kids How To Code
Computers and the software they run are not magic. Nor should they be perceived as such.
Learning to code is not valuable because everyone needs to program computers, but because such an integral part of modern life needs to be understood at a basic, comprehensible level.
More on coding and education in this blog:
commentary from Bob Gillett. It was recently submitted to The Conference Board of Canada as part of the work of the Centre for Skills and Post-Secondary Education.
Webinar on April 17,
First-Year Students & Libraries: Assessing the Impact of Information Literacy,
as well as a link to it on the Innovative Educators Website.
library approach to information literacy. or WHAT IS information literacy?
is it the 90-ish notion of standing up in front of bored class and lecturing them how important is to use the online databases, which the university subscribe for
52% of teens use YouTube or other Social Media sites for a typical research assignment in school:
slide 29 out of 56:
Should information literacy be about digital literacy? Geo-spatial knowledge?
Should information literacy include videos? Games?
Should information literacy be multiliteracy? Transliteracy?
This is what Gen Z will expect from information literacy in particular, from library and education in general: