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College Doesn’t Make You Liberal

College Doesn’t Make You Liberal | Higher Ed Management | Scoop.it
Despite Rick Santorum’s arguments, research indicates that attending college doesn’t make students more liberal or less religious.
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How the e-book landscape is becoming a walled garden

How the e-book landscape is becoming a walled garden | Higher Ed Management | Scoop.it
Apple's decision to reject an e-book by Seth Godin because it contains hyperlinks to books in the Amazon store is just another example of how the oligopoly that controls the market for e-books is turning the landscape of reading into a walled garden.
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College Publishing Comes of Age: Highlights of the BISG Higher Education Conference

College Publishing Comes of Age: Highlights of the BISG Higher Education Conference | Higher Ed Management | Scoop.it
BISG has learned how to pack enriched expert presentations into a 3-and-a-half-hour session that provides useful perspectives, allows for productive networking and a savory luncheon, and for the rest of the day to catch up on business. Pitched...
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Georgia Senate passes virtual learning mandate  | ajc.com

Georgia Senate passes virtual learning mandate  | ajc.com | Higher Ed Management | Scoop.it
Online learning would become a requirement for graduation in schools across Georgia under a bill passed Thursday by the Senate, despite objections from some lawmakers who said it chipped away at local control.
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2011 International Brand Master Award Winner, Emma Leech

2011 International Brand Master Award Winner, Emma Leech | Higher Ed Management | Scoop.it
The 2011 International Brand Master, sponsored by Educational Marketing Group in Denver, CO, is an annual honor awarded to a top professional in educational marketing.
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An Emerging Field Deconstructs Academe - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education

An Emerging Field Deconstructs Academe - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Higher Ed Management | Scoop.it

Deconstructing Academe: The birth of critical university studies

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Treating Higher Ed's 'Cost Disease' With Supersize Online Courses - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Treating Higher Ed's 'Cost Disease' With Supersize Online Courses - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Higher Ed Management | Scoop.it
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Census Finds Bachelor’s Degrees at Record Level

Census Finds Bachelor’s Degrees at Record Level | Higher Ed Management | Scoop.it
The census found significant gains in college education for all demographic groups, but blacks and Latinos not only continue to trail far behind whites, the gap has also widened.
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Jobs top 10 - policy roles in higher education

Jobs top 10 - policy roles in higher education | Higher Ed Management | Scoop.it
This week, we're rounding up opportunities for policy wonks.
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Having Fun with Education Theory

Having Fun with Education Theory | Higher Ed Management | Scoop.it
This video was created by a senior undergraduate class called The Science of Education, at Bangor University (UK). The course is led by Professor Jesse Martin. You can learn more about Prof. Martin...
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Education Tech Startups Overtake Big Apple

Education Tech Startups Overtake Big Apple | Higher Ed Management | Scoop.it
With education technology all the rage these days, young entrepreneurs are seeking ways to improve their recent education experiences while taking a share of the $650 billion industry. Some of the...
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Information Abundance

Information Abundance | Higher Ed Management | Scoop.it
I reblogged a post by Keith Hampson last Friday as a preface to my post about information abundance. I think the points Keith made are central to the arguments I want to present in my blog. In an ...
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Times Higher Education - A mistaken conception that the university system is under attack

Times Higher Education - A mistaken conception that the university system is under attack | Higher Ed Management | Scoop.it

David Willetts defends the government's higher education policies against Stefan Collini's accusations of reductionist consumerism.

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Content Strategy

Content Strategy | Higher Ed Management | Scoop.it
Instructional content in higher education used to be a simple matter: the Instructor selected textbooks, maybe put together a set of badly photocopied readings, and added his or her own course note...
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Bright Spots Shine in Online, Blended Learning - Forbes

Bright Spots Shine in Online, Blended Learning - Forbes | Higher Ed Management | Scoop.it
A month has passed since the first-ever national Digital Learning Day.
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Hewlett Foundation Sponsors Prize to Improve Automated Scoring of Student Essays | Hewlett Foundation

Hewlett Foundation Sponsors Prize to Improve Automated Scoring of Student Essays

Prize to Drive Better Tests, Deeper Learning

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Why is research higher status than teaching? Frances Wooley

Why is research higher status than teaching? Frances Wooley | Higher Ed Management | Scoop.it
It is a truth universally acknowledged: within academia, research has higher status than teaching. The question is, why? High status work is generally well paid work, and vice versa. Wages are determined by market forces, so supply and demand is...
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The rich get richer, especially universities

The rich get richer, especially universities | Higher Ed Management | Scoop.it
FOR 99 per cent of US colleges and universities, it was a pretty good fundraising year. For the 1 per cent of super-wealthy elite, it was a much better one that catapulted them even farther ahead of the pack.
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Rebooting the Academy: 12 Tech Innovators - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Rebooting the Academy: 12 Tech Innovators - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Higher Ed Management | Scoop.it

College leaders are trying new approaches to teaching and research with digital tools, and some of those approaches could be transformative. Here are profiles of a dozen of those leaders, highlighting their ideas and the issues at stake. In making our selections, we considered nominations from readers. See which other innovators they suggested.

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Digital Higher Ed Content & The Long Tail

Digital Higher Ed Content & The Long Tail | Higher Ed Management | Scoop.it
Maybe my patience has finally been rewarded.

The focus of digital higher education during the previous decade was overwhelmingly on the technology itself - learning management systems, bandwidth...
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Mike Boxall asks: "Which universities will be thriving in 20 years time?"

Mike Boxall asks: "Which universities will be thriving in 20 years time?" | Higher Ed Management | Scoop.it
PA Consulting Group's Mike Boxall explores why some universities will emerge thriving from the current turmoil and reform, while others will lose out...
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Why China Isn't Winning: American Higher Ed Is Still Much, Much Better

Why China Isn't Winning: American Higher Ed Is Still Much, Much Better | Higher Ed Management | Scoop.it
Chinese universities are antiquated, hindered by political orthodox, and often unhappy places for students.
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Banner fundraising year for wealthy colleges

Banner fundraising year for wealthy colleges | Higher Ed Management | Scoop.it

AP) -- For the 99 percent of colleges, it was a pretty good fundraising year. For the 1 percent of super-wealthy elite, it was a much better one that catapulted them even farther ahead of the pack....

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Michael Crow, “The New American University” (Video)

Michael Crow, “The New American University” (Video) | Higher Ed Management | Scoop.it
Michael Crow, President of Arizona State University - creating the`New American University.
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