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Decision Intelligence

Decision Intelligence | Business and Management in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Decision intelligence is an interdisciplinary field with a mission to solve the world's most complex problems. It is based on the premise that the decision is most important when dealing with complexity.

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HEA research webinar six: Engaging students in their learning: What works? | Higher Education Academy

HEA research webinar six: Engaging students in their learning: What works? | Higher Education Academy | Business and Management in Higher Education | Scoop.it
3 February 2016, 12.30-14.00
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Scholarships up the ante in fight for top MBA students - FT.com

Scholarships up the ante in fight for top MBA students - FT.com | Business and Management in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Matida Ndlovu has been lucky twice over in her education. First, as a teenager, she emigrated from Zimbabwe, which at the time was plagued by economic undertainty and instability, to Germany, where she completed her undergraduate studies. Her
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Research funding opportunities | Higher Education Academy

The Higher Education Academy (HEA) often invites proposals for original research into learning and teaching enhancement. We work with institutions across the world to improve the student learning experience, particularly within our key themes: employability, retention and attainment, and assessment and feedback.
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Two new research funding opportunities from the HEA.

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MBA rankings 2016: countdown to the latest table - FT.com

MBA rankings 2016: countdown to the latest table - FT.com | Business and Management in Higher Education | Scoop.it
In the lead-up to our publication of the FT’s Global MBA ranking 2016 on Monday January 25, we are counting down the days using highlights from the data. Which school will be ranked number one? Join the debate on Twitter @ftbized #ftmba2016 Nearly
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The FT's Global MBA ranking will be published on Monday 25th January. Here's some early insights...

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Independent learning: student perspectives and experiences | Higher Education Academy

This study examines students’ perspectives and experiences of independent learning in higher education in the UK. It was commissioned by the HEA and undertaken by the NUS and Liz Thomas Associates LTA between February and July 2015. It built on a previous report on directed independent learning, which focused primarily on the views and practices of academic staff.
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This recent research report includes a contribution from Stefanos Marangos.

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Southampton University awards CRIS research system deal - Government Computing Network

Go live date for new solution could be “some months” away as university looks to integrate technology with other corporate systems
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The University is developing  new approach to research monitoring

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Research assessment, altmetrics and tools for determining impact: Reading list for #HEFCEmetrics review launch.

Research assessment, altmetrics and tools for determining impact: Reading list for #HEFCEmetrics review launch. | Business and Management in Higher Education | Scoop.it
HEFCE have announced they are arranging an independent review of the role of metrics in research assessment and management. The Impact blog welcomes this review and will look to encourage wider dis...
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An impact blog on research assessment and impact metrics

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Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2015 results

Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2015 results | Business and Management in Higher Education | Scoop.it
High scores for campus universities in our annual poll
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Student experience poll for Universities as a whole - not by subject. If you can't access the article you can request a free copy by email.

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UCD faces income cut as business school mulls investment strategy

UCD faces income cut as business school mulls investment strategy | Business and Management in Higher Education | Scoop.it
School of Business may reduce the multimillion annual share it pays college
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MOOC Tracker - FT.com

MOOC Tracker - FT.com | Business and Management in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Massive open online courses – or Moocs – are web-based classes that offer students self-paced learning in their subject of choice. Recently-listed free courses, on aspects of business, in our interactive directory include: - Big Data: Measuring and
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A list of business related MOOCs from FT

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Saïd Business School, Oxford to launch Oxford Polaris Digital Academy Executive Education Programme- Pocket News Alert

: Polaris Consulting & Services, Ltd, an innovator in digital transformation for enterprises around the world, and Saïd Business School, University of Oxford announced today the launch of a new executive education programme called the Oxford...

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Newsroom New research shows benefits of independent learning

Newsroom New research shows benefits of independent learning | Business and Management in Higher Education | Scoop.it
New research published today by the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and QAA highlights the importance of independent learning in higher education and how it is best supported by universities and colleges.
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MIT Dean Takes Leave to Start New University Without Lectures or Classrooms

MIT Dean Takes Leave to Start New University Without Lectures or Classrooms | Business and Management in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Christine Ortiz, a dean of graduate education, envisions a new kind of college, built from scratch for today’s needs and with today’s technology.
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A radical alternative university?

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Talking Teaching: Why I became a HEA Fellow, by Denis Fischbacher-Smith | Higher Education Academy

Talking Teaching: Why I became a HEA Fellow, by Denis Fischbacher-Smith | Higher Education Academy | Business and Management in Higher Education | Scoop.it
“A large part of me wanted to reflect upon the ways in which my teaching and research were symbiotic, and the Higher Education Academy Principal Fellowship was an important part of that reflective process.” – Denis Fischbacher-Smith, Research Chair in Risk and Resilience, Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow.  
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Interesting article on using HEA recognition to reflect on educational practice.

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Women in Business — Amee Chande, UK managing director, Alibaba - FT.com

Women in Business — Amee Chande, UK managing director, Alibaba - FT.com | Business and Management in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Amee Chande was born in London, UK, but grew up in Vancouver, Canada, where she studied business and psychology at Simon Fraser University. She went on to do a masters at the London School of Economics and did an MBA at Harvard Business School. Ms
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Higher Education Academy’s response to Green Paper recommends ‘case for excellence’ approach and the development of new metrics | Higher Education Academy

Drawing on the HEA’s response to the Green Paper (“Fulfilling our potential: Teaching excellence, social mobility and student choice”) Professor Stephanie Marshall, Chief Executive, comments:
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The HEA have published their response to the green paper - highlighting the UK Professional Standards Framework and UK Engagement Survey in the new Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

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Lessons learned: how departmental social media use in universities needs to evolve and grow | Jisc

Lessons learned: how departmental social media use in universities needs to evolve and grow | Jisc | Business and Management in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Earlier this year, Dave Webster from the University of Gloucestershire was named as one of our 50 most influential social media users in UK higher education. 
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If you've got 10 minutes, this podcast is an interesting reflection on how educational use of social media, and understanding of the tools used is changing.

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Student survey rates teaching qualifications above research activity

Student survey rates teaching qualifications above research activity | Business and Management in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Hepi/HEA Student Academic Experience Survey results may intensify pressure on staff to gain formal accreditation
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Students at Russell Group universities rank teacher training as twice as important than research activity. Is the problem of communication or more fundamental?

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Arizona State, edX team to offer freshman year online through MOOCs | InsideHigherEd

Arizona State, edX team to offer freshman year online through MOOCs | InsideHigherEd | Business and Management in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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MOOCs to replace first year of study?

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Business school adds business analytics concentration, jumps on big data trend - The GW Hatchet

Business school adds business analytics concentration, jumps on big data trend - The GW Hatchet | Business and Management in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Business school adds business analytics, jumps on big data trend > The GW http://t.co/tP3eNpgqyy @parks_ross #Biz
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George Washington University notes importance of business analytics for UG programmes

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International students forced to queue in their thousands to collect visas - The Guardian

International students forced to queue in their thousands to collect visas - The Guardian | Business and Management in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Julia Goodfellow, incoming president of Universities UK, warns that administrative hurdles make students feel unwelcome
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Visa problems ongoing impact on student experience and access to UK institutions...

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Wharton brings real business engagement to the world of Moocs - FT.com

Wharton brings real business engagement to the world of Moocs - FT.com | Business and Management in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Wharton, the business school known as a specialist in finance, is working with two internet start-up companies to bring real business experience to the world of online learning. Participants who complete Wharton’s four basic business online Moocs -
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Harvard Business School Case Study: Gender Equity

Harvard Business School Case Study: Gender Equity | Business and Management in Higher Education | Scoop.it
An aggressive program intended to foster female success brought improvements, but also resentment and uncertainty.
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Student Start-Ups - Higher Education Funding Council for England

Student Start-Ups - Higher Education Funding Council for England | Business and Management in Higher Education | Scoop.it
RT @EEUK: New report from @HEFCE on the value of student start ups http://t.co/GAgS0DFgbr #ented
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