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MOOCs: Expectations and Reality - beSpacific

MOOCs: Expectations and Reality Full Report, May 2014. Fiona M. Hollands, Ph.D.; Devayani Tirthali, Ed.D. Center for Benefit-Cost Studies of Education, Teachers College, Columbia University report investigates the actual goals of institutions creating MOOCs or integrating them into their programs, and reviews the current evidence regarding whether and how these goals are being achieved, and at what cost.”

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One in three UK universities going backwards on female professorships- Times Higher

One in three UK universities going backwards on female professorships- Times Higher | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
New data show proportion of professors who are women has declined at some institutions

At the London School of Economics and Political Science, the proportion of female professors declined by 2.6 percentage points over three years,

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The role of EU funding in UK research and innovation

A report commissioned from Technopolis Group by the four UK national Academies. It shows how EU funding flows across academic disciplines, institutions, industrial sectors and regions of the UK, as well how it interacts with other funding sources.
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Workshop on Big Data in Education: Balancing Research Needs and Student Privacy - National Academy of Education

Proceedings of a 2016 workshop

 

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The Lawyer Portal | The Resource for Aspiring Legal Professionals

The Lawyer Portal | The Resource for Aspiring Legal Professionals | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

The Lawyer Portal is partnered with the Bar Council & CILEx and is written by lawyers, with contributions from top law firms - try our free guides! it aims to provide students with guides and resources about different degrees in Law in England

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Office of the Independent Adjudicator - Annual Reports

Office of the Independent Adjudicator - Annual Reports | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

http://www.oiahe.org.uk/media/115360/oia-annual-report-2016.pdf

examines level and nature of student complaints.

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Times Higher Education Pay Survey 2017

Times Higher Education Pay Survey 2017 | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Our annual analysis shows that academic pay is still falling in real terms and that equality is still an issue with regard to gender and ethnicity
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Children and young people’s mental health — the role of education - Education and Health Committees - House of Commons

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Starting small and scaling up, and what have we learned about Design? UX at York- Ned Potter presentation slides.

Starting small and scaling up, and what have we learned about Design? UX at York- Ned Potter presentation slides. | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

In March I presented at the excellent Northern Collaboration event on UX,
held in Huddersfield. Here are the slides from my talk, which was basically
a timeline of our ethnographic and design adventures at York since we went
to the first UXLibs conference in 2015:


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Machine learning requires careful stewardship says Royal Society

Machine learning requires careful stewardship says Royal Society | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Machine Learning: the power and promise of computers that learn by example
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LILAC :: LILAC 2017: Slides from papers.

Barbara Allan (Independent Consultant) - Making an impact beyond the library and information service (view slides)

Josie Fraser (Social and Educational Technologist) - The library is open: librarians and information professionals as open practitioners (view slides)

Alan Carbery (Associate Library Director, Champlain College, Vermont) - Authentic information literacy in a post-truth era (view slides)

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Study finds female professors outperform men in service -- to their possible professional detriment

Study finds female professors outperform men in service -- to their possible professional detriment | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Women shoulder a disproportionately large workload at home in ways But are female professors also “taking care of the academic family” via disproportionate administrative loads? A new American study says yes and adds to a growing body of research suggesting the same.

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Outcomes from Wikipedia’s #1Lib1Ref campaign 2017 - Research Libraries UK Blog

What role does Wikipedia have in higher education, and how do research libraries contribute? Several RLUK member libraries participated in Wikimedia’s flagship #1lib1ref campaign from 15 January-3 February 2017 to increase the number of citations on its articles, and others have hosted Wikimedians-in-residence in recent years

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One in three UK universities going backwards on female professorships- Times Higher Data

One in three UK universities going backwards on female professorships- Times Higher Data | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
New data show proportion of professors who are women has declined at some institutions

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Student resilience: Exploring the positive case for resilience | Unite Group

This new report draws on published research and a survey of 6500 UK students.
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Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success

year 3 findings show strong impact of library student learning

http://www.ala.org/acrl/sites/ala.org.acrl/files/content/issues/value/findings_y3.pdf

 

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Higher Education and Research Act 2017

Full text of the legislation now published.

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Ross-CASE Survey of Charitable Giving to Universities 2017 - Results

Ross-CASE Survey of Charitable Giving to Universities 2017 - Results | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Shows increasing levels of philanthropy

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What might peer review look like in 2030?

What might peer review look like in 2030? | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

What might peer review look like in 2030’ examines how  peer review can be improved for future generations of academics and offers key recommendations to the academic community. The report is based on the lively and progressive sessions at the SpotOn London conference held at Wellcome Collection Conference centre in November 2016

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Student perspectives on international students @ NUS connect- survey

Student perspectives on international students @ NUS connect- survey | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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Complete University Guide League Tables and Rankings 2018

Complete University Guide League Tables and Rankings 2018 | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
League tables of the best universities, 2018. Compare universities, courses, prospects and career options.
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Education Committee publishes report on the impact of Brexit on higher education

Education Committee publishes report on the impact of Brexit on higher education | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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The inbetweeners: The new role of internships in the graduate labour market: IPPR

The inbetweeners: The new role of internships in the graduate labour market: IPPR | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
The decline in the proportion of graduates entering high skilled work has led to a rise in internships offering interns experience in the workplace and employers a cheap form of labour This report addresses the problems this is creating in the labour market and puts forward policies to prevent internships becoming a barrier rather than an aid to social mobility
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Gender in the Global Research Landscape

Gender in the Global Research Landscape | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Elsevier’s comprehensive report on research performance through a gender lens, Gender in the Global Research Landscape.
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