US News on the differing goals of business and academia. More transparency and collaboration will help. bit.ly/1fwRUsx
Fascinating observations about career readiness, from the business and academic perspectives. Read the comments - bit.ly/MzyoPd
Possible scenario for higher education: Unbundling academics from amenities into a hybrid residency/online model. bit.ly/1frygyi
Wellesley College provides a quick college cost estimator that’s easier than than most. bit.ly/1gwlJpx via Bob Johnson
@BlackPhysicists Check in with BP about multiple applications on multiple sites. I know they’ve been working on that. Also consider forums.
@BlackPhysicists Depends on need. For social collab, still love BP. For project mgt, we’re exploring Trello. For resource exchange, Diigo.
@BlackPhysicists Yes, I remember. The Maine DOE is now maintaining that service, although it seems mostly inactive at the moment.
Same here! @MSrbinovich: I’m not sure why they let me into the TSA prescreen line, but I am not complaining about the zero wait time.
marcprensky We HUGELY under-estimate: 1.The capabilities our young people. 2.The capabilities of our technology. 3.What an education could & should be.
What are the open data repositories a small organization should consider to get started? #infoneeds natenatenate
Gary Indiana uses apps to gather info/stories/data from citizens so the government can respond more quickly. #infoneeds
Finding and reporting these stories (a “how done-it”) is different from traditional journalism. You need to immerse in a theme. #infoneeds
A successful approach for credible community news isn’t the 5Ws, but H: How will people overcome obstacles in their way? #infoneeds
Crowdfunding platforms facilitate the giving transaction in a different way than most foundation sites. #infoneeds
Tech trend in community engagement #3: Crowdfunding. Monolithic funding is being unbundled, just like publishing and education #infoneeds
@jojobu I’m curious, too.
Convening passion communities: provide a context of silliness — crayons, pipe cleaners, clay — to open up to new ideas#infoneedsds
Convene people across barriers who share passion to make change, and discover multiple pathways to solutions. Imagine futures #infoneeds
How do we spark and amplify the voices in our passion communities so others can find them and connect #infoneeds
Exploring community information culture at the Knight Media Learning Seminar. Twitter back channel at #infoneeds
Chronicle: Pearson to offer web-enabled badges (based on Mozilla Open Badges) providing proof of achievement - bit.ly/1f0r1vm
BDN: The University of Maine Presque Isle is transitioning to proficiency-based learning model along with Maine HS - bit.ly/1oscoF2
Slate: Doing Higher Ed Right - Michigan universities increases funding; Iowa State hires more full-time faculty. slate.me/1fXq4C5
UK — first G20 country to move computing to the core — to fund teacher training in development, tech entrepreneurshitcrn.ch/1br2nCCPE
Propublica: Some colleges raise tuition so they can give deep discounts. “A carefully engineered illisuon.” bit.ly/1esBMX3
Interesting data-backed story of how much students actually pay for college depending on parent income. Select Maine. bit.ly/1esBhwb