Yesterday, we talked about six edtech trends in higher education that were highlighted by the NMC Horizon Report: 2014 Higher Education Edition . One of the trends identified for the second horizon (a mid-range trend, driving changes in higher education within three to five years) is a shift from students being consumers to being creators. “A shift is taking …
Faculty and students rally for higher education. Written by Sara Swetzoff | March 3, 2014. Students and faculty conjugate at the Park Blocks Stage for the Student Walk Out. Photo by: Corinna Scott. Students and faculty chant, "Tuition for ...
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Through a decade of research at the University of Washington, we have uncovered evidence for a fourth phase of water, beyond the commonly known solid, liquid, and vapor. This fourth phase could be the root of water’s purported healing properties.
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Higher education requires “deep, radical and urgent transformation”, says a just-published report from the UK’s Institute for Public Policy Research. A new phase of competitive intensity is emerging, technology is changing and the traditional university is under pressure from, among others, private providers and MOOCs.
In the report, An Avalanche is Coming: Higher education and the revolution ahead, authors* Sir Michael Barber, Katelyn Donnelly and Saad Rizvi write that last century’s models of higher education are broken.
“The next 50 years could see a golden age for higher education, but only if all the players in the system, from students to governments, seize the initiative and act ambitiously. If not, an avalanche of change will sweep the system away.”
Reports on the number of student complaints per year show that students in the College of Social Sciences have made the most complaints in each of the last four academic sessions. Since the 2009-10 year, the highest ...
Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio NYU Prof Says American Education a “Hoax” Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio “That's a long stretch and takes 'value-added' to a higher level of absurdity,” Ravitch said.
Cathy Sandeen on how the demand for more and better information is shaping the 21st century college campus. The American higher education community is well aware of the evolving demographic, economic, and ...
Debra Harkins's insight:
Has consumerism in higher education effecting the way you teach?
Recognising hard work in higher education. OK, I shall tell this as it is. One of the most galling experiences of any university leader (or at least of this one) is to be told that academics lead an easy life and are under no ...
Most Millennials heard ‘the speech’ in high school. The one that happens during senior career day or an afternoon assembly at most high schools in America during which the school brings in some yahoo to ‘motivate’ students.
Selingo's new book dissects the 'decay' of modern-day higher education Washington Post (blog) Insiders know higher education is in upheaval, with free online classes proliferating, tuition surging and public universities struggling.
Debra Harkins's insight:
Call for book review of Selingo's new book on 'decay" of higher education: submit book review to editor, Debra Harkins, firstname.lastname@example.org
The HEA Students as Partners project encourages universities to involve students in institutional change and decision making (Universities putting their students at the centre of learning and teaching http://t.co/RLkvAo2Pot...
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