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Building a Stronger Future, Research Education and Growth

Building a Stronger Future, Research Education and Growth | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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The Royal Society, British Academy, Royal Academy of Engineering and The Academy of Medical Sciences have published a report on research and innovation

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Framework for research ethics Economic and Social Research Council revised 2015

Framework for research ethics Economic and Social Research Council revised 2015 | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

The Economic and Social Research Council revised framework for research ethics.

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Indicators of Higher Education Equity in the United States — 45 Year Trend Report

Indicators of Higher Education Equity in the United States — 45 Year Trend Report | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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Indicators of Higher Education Equity in the United States — 45 Year Trend Report

Rising cost and lower government aid have made it even more difficult for poor students to obtain a college degree today than 45 years ago. The Indicators of Higher Education Equity in the U.S. — 45 Year Trend Report, draws on U.S. Census statistics and educational data to make the compelling and disturbing case that inequality in obtaining a college education has substantially grown in the past 45 years

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Aiming Higher- Runnymede Trust

Aiming Higher- Runnymede Trust | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Runnymede's report, Aiming Higher, looks at higher education and race, examining admissions, the student experience, employability and staffing.

http://www.runnymedetrust.org/uploads/Aiming%20Higher.pdf

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‘Achievement and retention in post-16 education

‘Achievement and retention in post-16 education | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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report by Local Government Association- too many youngsters being failed by bum on seats approach to student numbers.

Too many youngsters are being failed by a national ‘bums on seats' approach to post-16 education that funds schools and colleges based on student numbers rather than enabling them to work together - See more at: http://www.local.gov.uk/web/guest/media-releases/-/journal_content/56/10180/6951000/NEWS#sthash.3dXHHUCA.dpuf


Too many youngsters are being failed by a national ‘bums on seats' approach to post-16 education that funds schools and colleges based on student numbers rather than enabling them to work together - See more at: http://www.local.gov.uk/web/guest/media-releases/-/journal_content/56/10180/6951000/NEWS#sthash.3dXHHUCA.dpuf
Too many youngsters are being failed by a national ‘bums on seats' approach to post-16 education that funds schools and colleges based on student numbers rather than enabling them to work together - See more at: http://www.local.gov.uk/web/guest/media-releases/-/journal_content/56/10180/6951000/NEWS#sthash.3dXHHUCA.dpuf
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Open Education a study in disruption

Open Education  a study in disruption | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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Co-authored by Coventry University’s Open Media Group and Mute Publishing it explores the disruption of the traditional university as a result of the increasingly widespread provision of free online open education.

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Emerging practice on employability

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Findings from QAA reviews 2010-14 Engagement between higher education providers and employers has become increasingly commonplace within UK higher education

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Making open access work

Making open access work | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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Report of a round table hosted by Copyright Clearance Center.

http://www.copyright.com/content/dam/cc3/marketing/documents/pdfs/Report-Making-Open-Access-Work.pdf

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Education at a Glance 2014: OECD Indicators -

Education at a Glance 2014: OECD Indicators - | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Includes data on Higher education participation in oecd countries.

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Electionwatch: a CILIP campaign | CILIP

Electionwatch: a CILIP campaign | CILIP | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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CILIP launch campaign to promote library issues during the election.

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Open Access and the Humanities : Contexts, Controversies and the Future

Open Access and the Humanities : Contexts, Controversies and the Future | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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free access to this book by Martin Paul Eve, Cambridge University Press

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Research Data Management and Libraries: Relationships, Activities, Drivers and Influences

Research Data Management and Libraries: Relationships, Activities, Drivers and Influences | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Stephen Pinfield
University of Sheffield

PLOS One
Published December 8, 2014

 

This paper analyses the contribution of academic libraries to research data management (RDM) in the wider institutional context. In particular it: examines the roles and relationships involved in RDM, identifies the main components of an RDM programme, evaluates the major drivers for RDM activities, and analyses the key factors influencing the shape of RDM developments.

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Universities UK - Update from UUK’s Student Funding Panel – emerging issues

Universities UK - Update from UUK’s Student Funding Panel – emerging issues | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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The panel was established in 2014 to consider the design of the current student fees and loans system in England.

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Impact of Doctoral Careers - Research Councils UK

The Impact of Doctoral Careers is an in-depth report which confirms the crucial role doctoral graduates play in UK businesses. The report states that over three quarters of employers believe that the loss of doctoral graduates would have a major impact on their business and one in five seeing doctoral graduates as ‘business critical’.
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Exemplars | Jisc Digital Student

Exemplars | Jisc Digital Student | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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case studies of good examples of digital student engagements; preparing students, digital curriculum, inclusivity, robust digital environment, empowerment.

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What Do I Get?’: Ten essays on student fees, student engagement and student choice -

new report from HEPI includes 10 essays with different viewpoints on what students get for their money in the new system

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Loyals, stayers, returners and incomers: Graduate migration patterns

This report, written by Charlie Ball, uses HESA's Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2012/13 and analyses the patterns of graduate movement by region in terms of their locations of domicile, study and employment.

full text http://www.hecsu.ac.uk/assets/assets/documents/hecsu_graduate_migration_report_january_15.pdf

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Universities UK - Letter to the Times highlighting concerns with £6,000 tuition fees proposal

Universities UK - Letter to the Times highlighting concerns with £6,000 tuition fees proposal | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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argues that Cutting the fee cap does not help poorer students

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AGR Graduate Recruitment survey Winter 2015

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Number and type of vacancies data. scroll down list of surveys.


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16-18 year old participation in education and training

16-18 year old participation in education and training | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Public Accounts Committee publish report into 16-18 year old participation in education and training
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MOOC Completion and Retention in the Context of Student Intent

MOOC Completion and Retention in the Context of Student Intent | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
EDUCAUSE Review Online
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  • MOOC critics are concerned about low overall completion rates, but these rates are typically evaluated without accounting for student intentions.
  • This study, based on survey and log data from nine HarvardX courses, investigates how completion and attrition rates differ based on students’ self-reported intentions about course participation.
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e-books in education: realising the vision

e-books in education: realising the vision | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Free online from Ubiquity press this inspiring collection of case studies edited by Hazel Woodward

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Research fronts 2014: 100 ranked specialities in the sciences and social sciences

annual report Published in 2014 by the The National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Thomson Reuters IP & Science

The Joint Research Center of Emerging Technology Analysis based on ISI web of science data

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Terrorist Attacks on Educational Institutions | START.umd.edu

Terrorist Attacks on Educational Institutions | START.umd.edu | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Erin Miller has authored a new background report, titled "Terrorist Attacks on Educational Institutions" using information from the Global Terrorism Database. The report describes historical patterns of terrorist attacks targeting educations institutions dating back to 1970.

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