Higher education policy changes in a changing world
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What do we want the university as a workplace to look like? Contextualising precarious employment in higher education

What do we want the university as a workplace to look like? Contextualising precarious employment in higher education | Higher education policy changes in a changing world | Scoop.it
Jack Saunders reflects on discussions taking place in humanities departments over what casualised work of various kinds might mean for the sector. He argues there has been little attempt to explain...
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Why Universal and Life-Long Higher Education is the Next Step in Advancing the Social Contract | Dr. Patrick Blessinger

Why Universal and Life-Long Higher Education is the Next Step in Advancing the Social Contract | Dr. Patrick Blessinger | Higher education policy changes in a changing world | Scoop.it
Why Universal and Life-Long Higher Education is the Next Step in Advancing the Social Contract Patrick Blessinger St. John's University (NYC) and International HETL Association Nearly a century after John Dewey published the landmark book Democracy and Education, the principles of learning he espoused for democratic societies are applicable to higher education. He saw education as the primary vehicle through which democracies develop socially responsible citizens, equipped with the knowledge, s
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Sample Chapter for Bok, D.: Universities in the Marketplace: The Commercialization of Higher Education.

Sample Chapter for Universities in the Marketplace: The Commercialization of Higher Education by Bok, D., published by Princeton University Press
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5 Things Researchers Have Discovered About MOOCs – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

5 Things Researchers Have Discovered About MOOCs – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Higher education policy changes in a changing world | Scoop.it
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Global eLearning: When One Size Does Not Fit All

Global eLearning: When One Size Does Not Fit All | Higher education policy changes in a changing world | Scoop.it
Want life to keep you on your toes? Try deploying eLearning to a global audience. Good ideas have to be great ones, and even the best-laid project work plan can be torn asunder as project teams grow
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Business School, Disrupted

Business School, Disrupted | Higher education policy changes in a changing world | Scoop.it
In moving into online education, Harvard Business School discovered that it isn’t so easy to practice what it teaches.
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MOOCs and the End of Courses? | Technology and Learning @insidehighered

MOOCs and the End of Courses? | Technology and Learning @insidehighered | Higher education policy changes in a changing world | Scoop.it
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A MOOC Delusion: Why Visions to Educate the World Are Absurd – WorldWise - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

A MOOC Delusion: Why Visions to Educate the World Are Absurd – WorldWise - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Higher education policy changes in a changing world | Scoop.it
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In New Orleans, traditional public schools close for good

Major school district, devastated by 2005 hurricane, shifts entirely to charter schools, the first to do so.
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Are MOOCs Just Moneymaking Scams? Providers Challenged To Substantiate Grandiose Claims -- Campus Technology

Are MOOCs Just Moneymaking Scams? Providers Challenged To Substantiate Grandiose Claims -- Campus Technology | Higher education policy changes in a changing world | Scoop.it
Are online education providers serving the masses or just amassing wealth for themselves? That's the question the Campaign for the Future of Higher Education wants answered. The group today challenged the leaders of edX, Udacity and Coursera to a public debate "about the claims and promises being made by the online education industry about the quality of its higher education programs."
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CFHE Working Papers Archives - Campaign for the Future of Higher Education

CFHE Working Papers Archives - Campaign for the Future of Higher Education | Higher education policy changes in a changing world | Scoop.it
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Online Ed: Teaching Millions or Making Millions? - YouTube

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The Soul of the Research University

The Soul of the Research University | Higher education policy changes in a changing world | Scoop.it
American universities must explain how their focus on research best serves an ambitious but pragmatic nation.
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European research funding: it’s like Robin Hood in reverse

European research funding: it’s like Robin Hood in reverse | Higher education policy changes in a changing world | Scoop.it
The EU’s Horizon 2020 programme has a budget of £63bn, but don’t expect a share unless you’re in the wealthiest countries and have a string of articles published in top journals
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Teach While You're at It

Teach While You're at It | Higher education policy changes in a changing world | Scoop.it
When professors talk about finding time to do "my own work," why do they always mean research?
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8 Reasons Young Americans Don't Fight Back: How the US Crushed Youth Resistance

8 Reasons Young Americans Don't Fight Back: How the US Crushed Youth Resistance | Higher education policy changes in a changing world | Scoop.it
Traditionally, young people have energized democratic movements. So it is a major coup for the ruling elite to have created societal institutions that have subdued young Americans and broken their spirit of resistance to domination.
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A World Without Tenure? That’s a World Without Shared Governance, Too

A World Without Tenure? That’s a World Without Shared Governance, Too | Higher education policy changes in a changing world | Scoop.it
There’s a simple reason that business-world disruptors aren’t big fans of tenure. It’s because they’re not big fans of faculty holding any kind of power.
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5 Ways That edX Could Change Education

5 Ways That edX Could Change Education | Higher education policy changes in a changing world | Scoop.it
The new venture will engage the entire world in an expensive and ambitious experiment.
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Down With Downsizing the Liberal Arts

Down With Downsizing the Liberal Arts | Higher education policy changes in a changing world | Scoop.it
Smaller won’t be better; smaller will be worse.
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Facebook Is Bringing MOOCs (and Facebook) to Rwanda

Facebook Is Bringing MOOCs (and Facebook) to Rwanda | Higher education policy changes in a changing world | Scoop.it
The social giant is riding an education-colored horse into developing economies.
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MOOC providers versus sceptics at 'Going Global' - University World News

MOOC providers versus sceptics at 'Going Global' - University World News | Higher education policy changes in a changing world | Scoop.it
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Why would you pay higher uni fees when MOOCs abound?

Why would you pay higher uni fees when MOOCs abound? | Higher education policy changes in a changing world | Scoop.it
A budget snub and massive open online courses from elite universities will make it harder to justify an Australian education.
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Education and Consumerism: Using Students' Assumptions to Challenge Their Thinking

Education and Consumerism: Using Students' Assumptions to Challenge Their Thinking | Higher education policy changes in a changing world | Scoop.it
With increasing stridence, college students and their parents frame their educational expectations with a consumer paradigm, viewing professors as their employees, universities as consumer markets, and degrees as commodities. As a humanities professor, I have always bristled at this equation. However, I see a way to use this metaphor for good purpose. Rather than fight this flawed mentality, I present the consumer model during one of our first class sessions and engage students in an exploration of its applicability to the educational enterprise.
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Home - Campaign for the Future of Higher Education

Home - Campaign for the Future of Higher Education | Higher education policy changes in a changing world | Scoop.it
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education was launched to guarantee affordable quality higher education is accessible to all sectors of our society.
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Where Do MOOCs Fit in Higher Education? - US News

Where Do MOOCs Fit in Higher Education? - US News | Higher education policy changes in a changing world | Scoop.it
Online education providers don't always live up to their promises, critics say.
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