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The new education: How to revolutionize the university to prepare students for a world in flux (video)

Posted on December 20, 2017

Cathy N. Davidson discusses current university structures and how universities can innovate and create a more student-centered approach.

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Supporting Indigenous students on campus: Finding the best approach

Posted on December 20, 2017

This article looks at what Canadian universities are doing to recruit Indigenous youth, as well as bring in more Indigenous content and programs into their offerings.

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Podcasting goes to school

Posted on December 20, 2017

This article looks at an eclectic sampling of academic podcasts that have garnered a wide audience.

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‘Inclusive access’ takes off

Posted on December 20, 2017

This article looks at the growth of and reaction to inclusive-access programs, where entire classes of students lease digital course materials from publishers at a discounted rate.

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Who controls AI in higher ed, and why it matters

Posted on December 20, 2017

EdSurge invited a panel of experts to discuss the opportunities and challenges of using artificial intelligence in education.

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A call to reform undergraduate education

Posted on December 20, 2017

A new report from the American Academy of Arts and Science is calling for widespread changes to higher education in the United States.

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Innovating Pedagogy

Posted on December 20, 2017

This year’s Innovating Pedagogy report looks at 10 areas of innovation “that have the potential to provoke major shifts in educational practice, particularly in secondary and tertiary education.”

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Top ed-tech trends of 2017

Posted on December 20, 2017

Education writer Audrey Watters looks at some of the top stories in educational technology from 2017 in her year-end review.

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Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance releases policy paper: “Open Educational Resources”

Posted on December 20, 2017

The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance, a coalition of eight student associations in Ontario that represents more than 140,000 students, has released a policy paper on Open Educational Resources.

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Results from the Canadian survey of online learning now available

Posted on December 20, 2017

Tony Bates reports on the results from a 2017 survey that examines the status and development of online and distance learning in Canadian public post-secondary education.

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