Humanism as an Ideal for Higher Education

Higher education is in the midst of a transition. The number of students participating in higher education worldwide is expected to grow. This growth rate represents an immense increase in the global demand for higher education. This demand has been fueled by far-reaching political, economic, social, and technological changes, including legal reforms, economic competition, social movements, and technological innovations. Due to the fact that my other blogpost about humanism is my best post I hope this post will add some new perspectives and insights. Lees verder “Humanism as an Ideal for Higher Education”

Empowering Students to Shape the Emerging Future?

What kind of future do you envision? What are the competences that a student of the present should master in order to be able to shape a sustainable future? As an educator, how can you support your students in such a way that they will be able to find their own answers? Asking these questions is about empowerment. If you want to know what an empowered learner is: check my other blogpost. Lees verder “Empowering Students to Shape the Emerging Future?”

Higher Education Has to Adapt Fast to the Corona Crisis.

With a close down of buildings and even complete lockdowns higher education suddenly shifted to online teaching. A forced experiment of enormous scale. What can we learn from it? Lees verder “Higher Education Has to Adapt Fast to the Corona Crisis.”

Learning Experience Design (LXD)

To be a designer you have to think like a designer. Good design, in my opinion, means having the ability to empathise with the person you are designing for. It doesn’t matter whether that is a user, and we are talking user experience design (UX), a customer, meaning customer experience design (CX) or a learner, and we are therefore talking about learning design or even more on trend…’learning experience design'(LXD). Lees verder “Learning Experience Design (LXD)”

Why Company Goals Don’t Turn Into Employee Goals

Key performance indicators (KPI), objectives and key results (OKR) , and big hairy audacious goals (bhag’s) aren’t that great at motivating or evaluating people. Lees verder “Why Company Goals Don’t Turn Into Employee Goals”

How Could We Design A Learning Space That Matters?

The current higher education system is out of date. It needs to go beyond just measuring academic performance. What could be the best way forward to prepare students for the real world? Lees verder “How Could We Design A Learning Space That Matters?”

Higher Education for a Hyper-Connected World

The world has become a global knowledge society of interconnected and interdependent human activity that increasingly shares common ways to communicate and interact. The world has become more homogeneous at the global level, but still remains highly heterogeneous at the local level. Lees verder “Higher Education for a Hyper-Connected World”

How to Update Higher Education

It’s time to ask ourselves the question: how to update the educational system? How can higher education tackle the technological, environmental, and social disruptions of the 21st century? Lees verder “How to Update Higher Education”

Limitations of Competencies in Higher Education

Higher education is undergoing a significant transformation that is leading towards a new teaching and learning paradigm. The competencies approach has a key role in this process. But I believe that the competence approach has a number of limitations and weaknesses. Time for a critical analysis of the concept of competence as it is being used in higher education. Lees verder “Limitations of Competencies in Higher Education”

Education Is A Practice Of Freedom

I want to create learning spaces that introduces perspectives that are different from the normative ways of looking at the world. In this learning space the need for social change through formal and informal educational strategies for empowering the self and building community is addressed. Lees verder “Education Is A Practice Of Freedom”