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College students’ mental health is a growing concern

College students’ mental health is a growing concern | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Survey based on the USA. from the American Psychological Association. Increasing anxiety amongst students

 

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Institution outputs | Nature Index

Institution outputs | Nature Index | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
The Nature Index tracks the affiliations of high-quality scientific articles. Updated monthly, the Nature Index presents research outputs by institution and country. Use the Nature Index to interrogate publication patterns and to benchmark research performance.
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Accelerated degrees in higher education - GOV.UK

Accelerated degrees in higher education - GOV.UK | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Review of the existing evidence for undergraduate accelerated degrees as an alternative way of studying in higher education.
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15 minutes to develop your research career: new podcasts Taylor and Francis

15 minutes to develop your research career: new podcasts Taylor and Francis | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

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Degree apprenticeships: realising opportunities: Universities UK

Degree apprenticeships: realising opportunities: Universities UK | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
This report sets out the findings of an extensive survey conducted by UUK, with support from HEFCE, into universities' uptake of and views on degree apprenticeships – their benefits, challenges, and what needs to be done to ensure their future success.
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Five Laws of Information literacy- UNESCO

Five Laws of Information literacy- UNESCO | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Great inspiring graphic

 

 

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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, March 8, 1:18 PM
A great infographic on the laws of information literacy. Explaining that we all have equal rights to information and to share it. Critical evaluation is an important part of this. 
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International students now worth £25 billion to UK economy - Universities UK

International students now worth £25 billion to UK economy - Universities UK | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
International students coming to the UK to study now generate more than £25 billion for the economy and provide a significant boost to regional jobs and local businesses - new figures
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Teach First Challenge the Glass ceiling

Teach First Challenge the Glass ceiling | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Challenge the Impossible social mobility for poor children from education.

 

https://www.teachfirst.org.uk/sites/default/files/Teach-First-Policy-Report-Impossible.pdf

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From school work to real work: How education fails students in the real world- Baker Dearing Educational Trust

From school work to real work: How education fails students in the real world- Baker Dearing Educational Trust | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

This report reveals schools are failing to prepare students for the world of work. Young STEM workers, looking back on their journey from school to work, would like to see a greater connection between employers and schools.

http://www.utcolleges.org/uploads/uploads/Resources/from_school__work_to_real_work.pdf

 

 

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Higher education institutions could do more to help BTEC students, says new HEPI report

Higher education institutions could do more to help BTEC students, says new HEPI report | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

In a new HEPI paper, Reforming BTECs: Applied General qualifications as a route to higher education (HEPI report 94), Dr Scott Kelly considers the rise in the number of university students holding BTECs.

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Are Essay Mills committing fraud? An analysis of their behaviours vs the 2006 Fraud Act (UK)

Are Essay Mills committing fraud? An analysis of their behaviours vs the 2006 Fraud Act (UK) | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Open Access article

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Which cities have the highest concentration of top-ranked universities?

Which cities have the highest concentration of top-ranked universities? | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Which cities have the highest concentration of top-ranked universities? City Lab report based on Times Higher rankings.

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Handbook for information literacy teaching

Handbook for information literacy teaching | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
This new 4th edition of Cardiff University’s Handbook for Information Literacy Teaching (HILT)
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Sutton Trust - Three year attainment gap between poor pupils and their better-off classmates separates Britain’s brightest teenage girls

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THE Student Experience Survey 2017 results

THE Student Experience Survey 2017 results | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
The best universities in the UK for student experience – as decided by current students – have been revealed
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Research Data Services in European Academic Research Libraries- LIBER Quarterly article

Research Data Services in European Academic Research Libraries- LIBER Quarterly article | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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European libraries agree that Research Data Services are an important part of library services, though it seems we are still in the early stages.
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Global Perspectives on Information Literacy White Paper

Global Perspectives on Information Literacy White Paper | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

ACRL’s Student Learning and Information Literacy Committee (SLILC) announces the publication of a new white paper, Global Perspectives on Information Literacy: Fostering a Dialogue for International Understanding. The paper includes chapters written by information literacy experts from around the world

http://www.ala.org/acrl/files/publications/whitepapers/GlobalPerspectives_InfoLit.pdf

 

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QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Find out where universities from around the world are ranked in 46 different subjects in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017
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Equality in higher education: statistical report 2016 - Equality Challenge Unit

Equality in higher education: statistical report 2016 - Equality Challenge Unit | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Using data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), the publication provides a snapshot of the age, disability, ethnicity and gender of staff and students in higher education for the 2014/15 academic year, as well as on the interplay of these identities (for example, female black students or male disabled staff). In addition, for the third consecutive year, the report presents information relating to institutional collection and return rates of gender identity, religion and belief and sexual orientation data.

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Modern universities vital to devolution and the industrial strategy, MillionPlus report

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Report on the need to integrate Social Sciences and Humanities with Science and Engineering in Horizon 2020 - FUTURIUM - European Commission

A report by the Future and Emerging Technologies Advisory Group analyses how technological innovations need to pay close attention to the social contexts in which they are to be placed. It recommends more support to multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research that brings together engineering, natural science and the social sciences and humanities
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NMC Horizon Report 2017 Higher Education Edition

NMC Horizon Report 2017 Higher Education Edition | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

The NMC Horizon Report > 2017 Higher Education Edition is a collaborative effort between the NMC and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI). This 14th edition describes annual findings from the NMC Horizon Project, an ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in education. Six key trends, six significant challenges, and six important developments in educational technology are placed directly in the context of their likely impact on the core missions of universities and collegesClick here to edit the content

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Responsible use of metrics: Loughborough University

Interesting statement from Loughborough University.

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Jo Johnson demands tough penalties on student plagiarism - Uk Government press release

Jo Johnson demands tough penalties on student plagiarism - Uk Government press release | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
The government calls for universities to do more to stop students buying custom written essays online.
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THE Teaching Survey 2017: results and analysis- Times Higher

THE Teaching Survey 2017: results and analysis- Times Higher | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Academics enjoy teaching. What they don’t like is the lack of preparation time, bureaucratic burdens, unprepared students – and the TEF
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Joint statement by the Equality Challenge Unit (ECU), Higher Education Academy (HEA) and Leadership Foundation for Higher Education (LFHE) in response to Bell review

Joint statement by the Equality Challenge Unit (ECU), Higher Education Academy (HEA) and Leadership Foundation for Higher Education (LFHE) in response to Bell review | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
A Universities UK (UUK) and GuildHE review of higher education sector agencies has been ongoing throughout 2016. The review led by Sir David Bell, Vice-Chancellor of Reading University, today published its recommendations.
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