Another TED talk about Industry 4.0. Economic growth has been slowing for the past 50 years, but relief might come from an unexpected place: a new form of manufacturing that is neither what you thought it was nor where you thought it was. A question arises: is academia ready for this?
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Another hi-ed trend I have forecast. MOOC-based master’s degree initiative expands to more than a dozen universities. Will learners opt to enroll or settle for a certificate? Source: MOOC-based master’s degree initiative expands globally
@ FNESP in Sao Paulo, Fabio Garcia Reis, Director of Innovations and International Networks for SEMESP, organized 2 sessions like this. Awesome! Audience chose to hear individual speakers, shift between them & could view all ppts at once. A Q&A session with all three speakers followed. Great, Fabio!
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Leadership in the Age of Emotional Intelligence
A college’s ranking is the least important of 16 factors for evaluating the success of a college president, according to presidents themselves. Just 3% of U.S. college presidents say university ranking scores are an “extremely important” factor. More on http://www.gallup.com/opinion/gallup/194759/college-presidents-rankings-least-vital-measure-success.aspx?g_source=WWWV7HP&g_medium=topic&g_campaign=tiles
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