Wednesday, September 19, 2018

2 results for 'higher education'

9 Critical Reading Skills That Many Scholars Claim You Lack

By darinlhammond, published on Jul 24, 2013 a good one, though outdated now. It turns out that we have multiple literacies just as we have multiple intelligences, and scholars along with the Pew Research Center agree. But here I will explore what the educated class sometimes deems "real reading."Critical readingReal reading in higher education refers to critical reading rather than casual internet or pulp fiction. Carr and others have a point, in that we should be able to do this form of reading. Katherine Anne Ackley describes it this way:

you read something carefully, thoughtfully, and thoroughly for two reasons: first, to ... (more)

Tags: writing, critical thinking, higher education, psychology, reading, digital media, critical reading, reading skills

Watch: The Higher Education Explosion and the Chaos to Come

By darinlhammond, published on Feb 18, 2013

Elearning and massive open online courses (MOOCs) represent a fundamental disruption in the continuum of traditional higher education, initiating an unprecedented revolution in education that will induce mayhem before resolving itself into a unique and evolved system.

The new universe of higher education will empower more people across the globe and increase the general level of human intelligence, a democratic system of education that benefits human evolution globally.


In the midst of a turbulent Continental Congress in Philadelphia, 1776, Thomas Jefferson... (more)

Tags: education, higher education, education reform, mooc, elearning, online learning

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