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Honors education as transdisciplinary & transformative global education cultivating global competence

Given the significant variance in definitions of and approaches to honors education – which largely seems to be a function of the great diversity of institutions in which it is embedded – this is an attempt to conceptualize honors education … Continue reading

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21st century skills lead to greater work quality and success

This is the main finding of a recent study on the subject, which emphasizes real-world problem-solving as the most important factor. This confirms the importance of cultivating global competence and problem- and project-based learning more generally, and validates the approach … Continue reading

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Cities, MOOCs, Global Networks

GlobalHigherEd: Surveying the Construction of Global Knowledge/Spaces for the Knowledge Economy (cross-posted since 2010 on Inside Higher Ed), May 21, 2013 Kris Olds discusses the tangle of global networks being formed via MOOCs, with their nodes based in city-regions such … Continue reading

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