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The End of History and The Last MOOCs

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Francis Fukuyama wrote in 1997 "The End of History and The Last Man", a book that became soon extremely popular and so influential that some say that international policies were shaped at that time...
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What Undermines Higher Education

What Undermines Higher Education | the future of higher education | Scoop.it
What Undermines Higher Education explores “big challenges” for colleges and universities around the world. Operating a courageous analysis of factors with a corrosive influence for the foundation o...
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Budget cuts, universities and social responsibility

Budget cuts, universities and social responsibility | the future of higher education | Scoop.it
Australian universities received last night the official confirmation that the last 6 months bring a colossal cut of $3.8 billion dollars to their funding. In a time of tremendous changes and the c...
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Beware of the High Cost of 'Free' Online Courses

Beware of the High Cost of 'Free' Online Courses | the future of higher education | Scoop.it
Michael Cusumano, a professor at M.I.T., raises doubts about the ultimate cost to the education field of massive open online courses, or MOOCs.
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LH Martin Institute - Insights Blog - International collaborations can change lives

LH Martin Institute - Insights Blog - International collaborations can change lives | the future of higher education | Scoop.it
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Become a lawyer with no degree, pupils told - Telegraph

Become a lawyer with no degree, pupils told - Telegraph | the future of higher education | Scoop.it
School leavers will be encouraged to skip university and train for highly-paid jobs as lawyers, bankers and accountants in a new wave of “professional” apprenticeships, a minister discloses today.
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Times Higher Education - The Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay and Economies Die

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Online learning: pedagogy, technology and opening up higher education

Online learning: pedagogy, technology and opening up higher education | the future of higher education | Scoop.it
How can online learning open, widen and formalise access to quality higher education?
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Is a Teacher, Employer Skills Mismatch Driving Unemployment? | Education News

Is a Teacher, Employer Skills Mismatch Driving Unemployment? | Education News | the future of higher education | Scoop.it
Even when mixed with the grim aggregate unemployment data from around the country, rates of joblessness for young people appear particularly dire.
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Rethinking the way we think

Rethinking the way we think | the future of higher education | Scoop.it
Gifted autistic Professor Temple Grandin argues that society needs to recognise – and inspire – different minds to solve big problems.
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The Scariest Chart Of The Quarter: Student Debt Bubble Officially Pops As 90+ Day Delinquency Rate Goes Parabolic | ZeroHedge

The Scariest Chart Of The Quarter: Student Debt Bubble Officially Pops As 90+ Day Delinquency Rate Goes Parabolic | ZeroHedge | the future of higher education | Scoop.it
We have already discussed the student loan bubble, and its popping previously, most extensively in this article. Today, we get the Q3 update courtesy of the NY Fed's quarterly credit breakdown. And it is quite ghastly.

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Despite Price Gains, For-Profit Ed Remains Risky Investment | Education News

Despite Price Gains, For-Profit Ed Remains Risky Investment | Education News | the future of higher education | Scoop.it
Nearly four months after warning investors that companies in the for-profit education sector might be overvalued, SeekingAlpha.com has gone back to evaluate the state of the industry.
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Higher Education and Affluenza

Higher Education and Affluenza | the future of higher education | Scoop.it
Higher education is at a point where many universities need to activate their immune system to fight against “affluenza”. To understand what is "affluenza" we can look at a recent story published b...
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The End of History and The Last MOOCs

The End of History and The Last MOOCs | the future of higher education | Scoop.it
Francis Fukuyama wrote in 1997 "The End of History and The Last Man", a book that became soon extremely popular and so influential that some say that international policies were shaped at that time...
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Young and Educated in France Find Employment Elusive

Young and Educated in France Find Employment Elusive | the future of higher education | Scoop.it
Despite solid credentials, college graduates cannot find permanent jobs that get them on the path to the taxpaying, property-owning French ideal that was once the norm.
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Another University Sent False Info To U.S. News For Rankings

Another University Sent False Info To U.S. News For Rankings | the future of higher education | Scoop.it
Tulane University sent false information for at least two years to U.S. News & World Report for the magazine's college ranking consideration, the university disclosed last month. Tulane informed U.S.
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Not what it used to be

Not what it used to be | the future of higher education | Scoop.it

 

Harsh criticism from the Economist:

 

Running the numbers ON THE face of it, American higher education is still in rude health. In worldwide rankings more than half of the top 100 universities, and eight...

 

 


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Online learning: how it can widen and formalise access to higher education

Online learning: how it can widen and formalise access to higher education | the future of higher education | Scoop.it
Online learning provides a way of studying for pleasure, opens up new ways of learning and offers the chance to participate in a social 'event'.
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The Siege of Academe

The Siege of Academe | the future of higher education | Scoop.it
For years, Silicon Valley has failed to breach the walls of higher education with disruptive technology. But the tide of battle is changing. A report from the front lines.
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The Perfect Storm for Universities

The Perfect Storm for Universities | the future of higher education | Scoop.it
Even if universities may look well on the surface there is an increasing (and justified) concern that all will change soon. New data and analysis increase the anxiety that the current monopoly of h...
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VanessaVaile's curator insight, December 17, 2012 1:40 AM

dearest uni: storm approaching. Highered is at a xroads & unraveling...lions & tigers, oh my…pale by comparison

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The Global Brain Trade

The Global Brain Trade | the future of higher education | Scoop.it
Which countries have the most foreign scientists, and which ones suffer from the worst brain drain? To answer these questions, researchers at the National Bureau of Economic Research in Massachusetts...
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No, MOOCs Are Not Disrupting Higher Education - Peer-reviewed by my neurons

Last week’s Washington Post story on Marginal Revolution University had the following sentence in its lead: The MOOC movement is emerging as a disruptive force in higher education. There&#821...
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The Year of the MOOC

The Year of the MOOC | the future of higher education | Scoop.it
Massive open online courses are the educational happening of the moment. Everyone wants in. No one is quite sure what they’re getting into.
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