Loans in education

Forbes released an article named “Price of College Increasing Almost 8 Times Faster than Wages” that made me reflect if the current system is sustainable. Students loans can determine the future of a person, since there are so many cases that they decide where to work to pay the loans instead to fulfill their passions. Day […]

To refelct.. micro-credentials

Big companies and private industries looks to hire specialized people according to their needs. Currently, micro-credentials are used to fulfill those needs. Micro–credentials are a competency-based digital form of certification. They can be issued for formal and informal professional learning experiences that support educators developing skills and acquiring knowledge to improve professional practice that supports student […]

Blogs and posting

Nowadays, the use of technology in higher education is implied and blogging is one of the most popular exercises that encourage students and professors to be updated. Moreover, by posting thoughts, sharing experiences, and information through media platforms encourage conversations beyond the academic world. Community members, students, faculty, government officers, public and private industry use […]

Women in High-ed

Before the 19th century, higher education was designed primary for men. At that time woman’s role was narrowed to households, wives and mothers. However, through activists’ efforts that fought for the right of higher education for females, women started attending to universities and earning higher degrees. A report released in 2017, shows how women are […]

Characteristics of “Good” Assessments, or Characteristics of Assessments that are actually aligned with Pedagogy

“One of the most dangerous and persistent myths in American education is that the challenges of assessing student learning will be met if only the right instrument can be found – the test with psychometric properties so outstanding that we … Continue reading

The Ultimate Aim of Teaching

While co-constructing knowledge, students interact with three different features of content – incidental features, surface features, and deep features (Schwartz & Nasir, 2003).  First, incidental features are characteristics of the context surrounding a concept, not the concept itself.  They can … Continue reading