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Social media for academia: some things I have learnt

Social media for academia: some things I have learnt | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
2012 was the year of my big experiment: trying out various forms of social media for academic purposes. I was in many ways a social media novice when I began, as I had only really dabbled in Facebo...
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The 'avalanche of change' in higher education must be contextualised in terms of the government's broader neoliberal policies

The 'avalanche of change' in higher education must be contextualised in terms of the government's broader neoliberal policies | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
A recent report from the Institute for Public Policy Research has made headlines calling for urgent transformation of British universities if they are to survive sweeping technological change. From...
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Universities Try MOOCs in Bid to Lure Successful Students to Online Programs - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Universities Try MOOCs in Bid to Lure Successful Students to Online Programs - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
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MOOCmania | DMLcentral

MOOCmania | DMLcentral | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
MOOCs, it seems, are driving us to distraction. The objects of so much current investment, fiscal and psychological, if MOOCs (massive open online courses) haven’t reached you yet, they are just a click away, coming to a screen near you soon.
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Times Higher Education - Finch access plan unlikely to fly across the Atlantic

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Elsevier editorial system hacked, reviews faked, 11 retractions follow

Elsevier editorial system hacked, reviews faked, 11 retractions follow | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
For several months now, we’ve been reporting on variations on a theme: Authors submitting fake email addresses for potential peer reviewers, to ensure positive reviews. In August, for example...
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How Blogging Can Improve Student Writing

How Blogging Can Improve Student Writing | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it

Instructional coach Ben Curran offers tips on getting started with student blogging, which he says can help address the common standards in language arts.


Via Janet Ilko, Luciana Viter
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The Digital Scholar – How Educators Can Be Part of the Digital Transformation

The Digital Scholar – How Educators Can Be Part of the Digital Transformation | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
Every aspect of scholarly practice is seeing changes effected by the adoption and implementation of new technologies (Weller, 2011). It is the effects that Weller speaks of that are challenging tra...
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Open access: why academic publishers still add value

Open access: why academic publishers still add value | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
Alexander Brown stands up for publishers, justifying their costs and explaining how they help move science forward...
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How Twitter will revolutionise academic research and teaching

How Twitter will revolutionise academic research and teaching | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
Social media is becoming increasingly important in teaching and research work but tutors must remember, it's a conversation not a lecture, says Ernesto Priego...
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It's MOOAs, Not MOOCs, That Will Transform Higher Education - The Conversation - The Chronicle of Higher Education

It's MOOAs, Not MOOCs, That Will Transform Higher Education - The Conversation - The Chronicle of Higher Education | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
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Moocs: Harvard für alle Welt -

In den USA nutzt bereits jeder dritte Student Onlinekurse. Auf lange Sicht ist das eine harte Konkurrenz für Unis. Harvard und Co. kommen deshalb mit eigenen Plattformen.
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Online Courses Could Widen Achievement Gaps Among Students - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Online Courses Could Widen Achievement Gaps Among Students - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
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Venture Capital's Massive, Terrible Idea For The Future Of College

Venture Capital's Massive, Terrible Idea For The Future Of College | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
Can you go to college on your computer? Some say yes, and others respond with a resounding no. But one thing is for sure: there is a boatload of public money to
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John Holmwood | University of Nottingham - Academia.edu

John Holmwood | University of Nottingham - Academia.edu | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
John Holmwood joined the School of Sociology and Social Policy as Professor in Sociology in October 2009 from the University of Birmingham, where he was Professor of Sociology and Head of Department.
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#GoOpenAccess for the Ethnography Matters Community

#GoOpenAccess for the Ethnography Matters Community | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
In light of the tragic death of Aaron Swartz and the scrutiny it has placed on JSTOR in particular, the economics of research publications, and the ethics of keeping research publications behind pa...
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Massive Open Online Courses Prove Popular, if Not Lucrative Yet

Massive Open Online Courses Prove Popular, if Not Lucrative Yet | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
New companies are partnering with universities to offer online courses, in an effort that could define the future of higher education — if anyone can figure out how to make money.
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cafel23mooc's curator insight, March 9, 2013 12:27 PM

Au delà de la notion de rentabilité des plateformes stricto sensus, d'autres notions rentrent en ligne de compte, comme l'image de marque des universités, la captation du marché de l'éducation...

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UK universities in online launch

UK universities in online launch | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
A partnership of UK universities is launching an online project offering access to higher education courses via computers, mobiles or tablets.
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Universities should sink their resources into publishing partnerships with scholarly societies

Universities should sink their resources into publishing partnerships with scholarly societies | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
Christopher Land writes that a hybrid partnership between the university press and scholarly society would put publishing back under academic control and would produce a more open, and impactful, f...
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A 1945 Essay on Information Overload, “Curation,” and Open-Access Science

A 1945 Essay on Information Overload, “Curation,” and Open-Access Science | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
There is a new profession of trail blazers, those who find delight in the task of establishing useful trails through the enormous mass of the common record.

Via Marc Rougier
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teoportal's curator insight, December 19, 2012 11:49 AM

Tu vivienda esta aquí (pisos, apartamentos, chalets, villas, casas, adosados, locales, estudios, etc .....o promoción de obra nueva) nunca fue tan fácil en comprar tu vivienda, nosotros les ofrecemos una gestión personalizada en compra de tu vivienda, pide mas información sin compromiso.

Lisa Labon's curator insight, January 28, 2013 9:52 AM

Mind boggling to think what that the overload of content he speaks of is now created in a single day, every day.

garassini's curator insight, March 11, 2013 6:51 AM

Applicare il metodo delle associazioni mentali all'archiviazione e alla ricerca delle informazioni. La visione profetica di Vannevar Bush.

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Why universities and grant bodies shouldn’t try to over-manage research impact

Why universities and grant bodies shouldn’t try to over-manage research impact | (Higher) Education & Technology | Scoop.it
Academics should be engaged with the wider world, but impact, if it is routinised, loses its potential to change the dynamic of a system. Chris Hackley writes that the research that influences poli...
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