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The Global Engagement Program is a student opportunity offered by the International House. In collaboration with the Career Center, the International House developed the program to provide Duke’s U.S. students with structured ways to interact with international students and scholars at the university. Through mutual learning, students in the program develop cross-cultural communication skills to better navigate an increasingly global workplace and society. You may have students in your courses
This Wednesday we’re going to try a new experiment with the Future Trends Forum videoconference. But first, a quick update. I’ve been leading the Forum since February 11th, 2016. As of this morning 1,799 people have participated in sessions, with nearly 100 guests. Seventy-six (76) recordings are available on YouTube. Photo by Paul Signorelli at the 2016 NMC conference., Most sessions take the form of free-wheeling discussions between a guest,
Experts estimate that hurricane-destroyed homes could take years to rebuild. A small team of IT leaders in higher education and experts from the building trades hope to expedite the work with an augmented and virtual reality (AVR) training program intended to draw people to the trades who previously would have considered it "dirty, underpaying and uninteresting."
The room is filled with chatter in Arabic, French, and Ukrainian as my class of 9th, 10th and 11th grade emergent bilingual students file into third period, grabbing their iPads off the cart before they settle into reading. Title III federal grant funds from the previous year made it possible for me to create a 1:1 classroom for students enrolled in ESL at Seaholm and Groves High Schools in Birmingham,
As classrooms go digital, OERs are gaining popularity — but discerning quality can take some additional research.
Experts recommend redirecting textbook savings into teacher training.
North Lakeland School District Superintendent Brent Jelinski details the progress he's seen with digital course materials in his district's schools.
The influx of devices guarantees digital materials are here to stay — and there's more to them than you might expect
Tue, 09/26/2017Top NewsThe Trump administration on Friday withdrew Obama-era guidance on how colleges and universities should respond to sexual violence, giving schools flexibility to use a higher standard of evidence in judging cases and formally shifting the federal stance on what has become an explosive campus issue. The action crystallized a pledge Education Secretary Betsy DeVos made on Sept. 7 to replace what she called a “failed system” of civil
Tue, 09/26/2017Industry NewsCollege completion data released today by the University Innovation Alliance (UIA) shows that the number of low-income graduates has increased by 24.7 percent among participating universities over the past three years, marking significant progress toward the Alliance's goal of graduating an additional 68,000 undergraduates by 2025. Since launching the UIA in 2014, the group has also increased the total number of undergraduate degrees by 9.2 percent (from 79,170
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