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  1. Jan 2019
    1. there are concerns about IBM’s technology itself. For example, the Wall Street Journal recently reported that after billions of dollars were poured into using Watson for cancer research and treatment oncology, “no published research shows Watson improving patient outcomes.”

      uff da!

    2. the predictive data gleaned from admissions essays could affect a student’s likelihood of being admitted or how much financial aid is awarded, further exacerbating inequality in higher education. She has also authored multiple reports on the risks around using predictive analytics, including how it “can aid in discriminatory practices, make institutional practices less transparent, and make vulnerable individuals’ data privacy and security.”

      uh, ruh roh...

    1. Where American teachers have to deal with punitive high-stakes testing, the new Finnish curriculum emphasizes diversity in assessment methods as well as assessment that guides and promotes learning. Information on each student’s academic progress must be given to the student and guardians on a sufficiently frequent basis. Feedback is also given in ways other than reports or certificates. Self-assessment and peer assessment play an important role in evaluating and “learning to learn” skills.

      formative and peer assessment!

    2. What are transversal skills? They’re things like learning how to learn, cultural competence, interaction and self-expression. They focus on taking care of oneself and managing daily life, but also on competence with both technology and working life. There’s also an emphasis on building active skills students will need for the rest of their lives, such as entrepreneurship, participation, involvement and creating a sustainable future.

      yes! This is key. Very important for our new information age of rapidly changing work environments.

  2. Dec 2018
    1. CREATING A LANDSCAPE PAGE FOR FIGURES/TABLES AND POSITIONING PAGE NUMBERS IN PORTRAIT POSITION

      landscape oriented figures and tables in APA format, MS word docs!

  3. Nov 2018
  4. May 2018
    1. The video offers HAX as the future of online course development because it simplifies the technology requirements of users in exchange for quality content and ease of access. At a recent conference in Nashville, Ollendyke and Kaufman used Lego pieces to explain HAX as being like the gridplate of a Lego board that allow for Open Source modular content to work together to create easy, multimedia integration.

      Nice one! I wonder if this was maybe OLCInnovate 2018 in Nashville? Which I'd seen it!

    1. 6-2006Scale Development and Construct Clarification ofServant LeadershipJohn E. BarbutoUniversity of Nebraska - Lincoln, jbarbuto@unlnotes.unl.eduDaniel W. WheelerUniversity of Nebraska - Lincoln, dwheeler1@unl.edu

      Barbuto Jr, J. E., & Wheeler, D. W. (2006). Scale development and construct clarification of servant leadership. Group & Organization Management, 31(3), 300-326.