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Investigating the policy trends that are impacting global higher education
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10 things children born in 2018 will probably never experience

10 things children born in 2018 will probably never experience | Global Trends in Higher Education | Scoop.it
By the time children born in 2018 reach adulthood, technology may have eliminated these 10 experiences that are common for today's adults.
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How companies can build VR spaces inside Linden Lab’s Sansar

How companies can build VR spaces inside Linden Lab’s Sansar | Global Trends in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Linden Lab makes a lot of money with the sale of virtual goods in its Second Life virtual world. But this year it is adding Sansar, a collection of virtual reality spaces where users can create their own immersive experiences inside their own VR scenes.
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International students worth £22.6 billion to economy - University World News

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Collaboration between institutions necessary to keep higher ed afloat

Collaboration between institutions necessary to keep higher ed afloat | Global Trends in Higher Education | Scoop.it

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World-renowned futurist Michio Kaku: This is what higher ed should be teaching students right now - Page 2 of 2 - eCampus News

World-renowned futurist Michio Kaku: This is what higher ed should be teaching students right now - Page 2 of 2 - eCampus News | Global Trends in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Soft kills, ease with technologies are some of the most important skills undergrad students should be learning today for the future of tomorrow.
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Five winning ways to reach students - ICEF Monitor - Market intelligence for international student recruitment

Five winning ways to reach students - ICEF Monitor - Market intelligence for international student recruitment | Global Trends in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Successful student recruitment campaigns go well beyond listing and promoting a school’s programmes – they inspire and encourage prospective student
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Credential Engine seeks to create a database of public information on all credentials

Credential Engine seeks to create a database of public information on all credentials | Global Trends in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Ambitious project to create public database of wage data and other information about all postsecondary credentials seeks to help students and employers know more about what's expected in academic and job-training programs.
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DNA Robots Can Deliver Molecular Packages

DNA Robots Can Deliver Molecular Packages | Global Trends in Higher Education | Scoop.it
These miniature machines could help assemble electronics and medicines
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What University Recruitment Pros Around the World Can Learn from UK Clearing Campaigns

What University Recruitment Pros Around the World Can Learn from UK Clearing Campaigns | Global Trends in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Intellectual Property Vs. Content Marketing In eLearning - eLearning Industry

Intellectual Property Vs. Content Marketing In eLearning - eLearning Industry | Global Trends in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Want to know about Intellectual Property Vs. Content Marketing? Check what eLearning professionals need to know about the issue.
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US: Most university business officers anticipate financial challenges ahead - ICEF Monitor - Market intelligence for international student recruitment

US: Most university business officers anticipate financial challenges ahead - ICEF Monitor - Market intelligence for international student recruitment | Global Trends in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Seven in ten senior business officers at US colleges agree that there is a financial crisis in higher education. Half acknowledged that their institutions
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A Team of Scientists Just Made Food From Electricity — and it Could be the Solution to World Hunger

A Team of Scientists Just Made Food From Electricity — and it Could be the Solution to World Hunger | Global Trends in Higher Education | Scoop.it
A Finnish research team has taken a step towards the future of food by developing a method for producing food from electricity.
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We're Entering a New Age, One Where the Life Expectancy Is 90+

We're Entering a New Age, One Where the Life Expectancy Is 90+ | Global Trends in Higher Education | Scoop.it
South Korea is likely to see the largest increase in life expectancy, with women born in 2030 averaging 90.8 years of age.
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Why Professional Development Fails

Why Professional Development Fails | Global Trends in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Unless there is consistent support and practice, with feedback and evaluation, too often what is read, experienced, and taught have only a moment's life span.
Dr Mark Weyers's insight:

Educators are expected to fill many different roles and responsibilities. Teachers are expected to be experts at curriculum, instruction, assessment, technology, parental and collegial relationships, child development, classroom management, communication, and mentoring among others.  Teachers who become leaders are expected to have all those skills and become systems thinkers, personnel and fiscal experts, evaluators, safety experts, public relations experts and social media adept.

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Google's Genius Productivity Hack Will Change How You Innovate

Google's Genius Productivity Hack Will Change How You Innovate | Global Trends in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Its mantra is #MonkeyFirst
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An interesting approach to establish and scale innovation within the workplace.  

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Online course enrollments continue to grow

Online course enrollments continue to grow | Global Trends in Higher Education | Scoop.it

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Is your institution preparing students for future-forward jobs?

Is your institution preparing students for future-forward jobs? | Global Trends in Higher Education | Scoop.it

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What the future of work will mean for jobs, skills, and wages | McKinsey & Company

What the future of work will mean for jobs, skills, and wages | McKinsey & Company | Global Trends in Higher Education | Scoop.it
As many as 375 million workers around the world may need to switch occupational categories and learn new skills.
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Stephen Hawking thinks AI will cure disease if it doesn't kill us all

Stephen Hawking thinks AI will cure disease if it doesn't kill us all | Global Trends in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk both believe that AI will fundamentally change the trajectory of our species. But is it all just doom and gloom?
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Decoding International Students’ Experiences With Education Agents: Insights for U.S. Institutions

Decoding International Students’ Experiences With Education Agents: Insights for U.S. Institutions | Global Trends in Higher Education | Scoop.it
New research from WES Looks at what 5,880 international students from around the world have to say about working with education agents.
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Google's CEO Doesn't Use Bullet Points and Neither Should You

Google's CEO Doesn't Use Bullet Points and Neither Should You | Global Trends in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Google's Sundar Pichai gives a master class for creating simple, engaging presentations.
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Book considers the impact of Silicon Valley on higher education

Book considers the impact of Silicon Valley on higher education | Global Trends in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Book details conflicting relationships between growing tech companies of the San Francisco Bay Area and local higher education. Despite high-profile successes of Stanford, book finds much to be lacking.
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Summing up motivations for study abroad - ICEF Monitor - Market intelligence for international student recruitment

Summing up motivations for study abroad - ICEF Monitor - Market intelligence for international student recruitment | Global Trends in Higher Education | Scoop.it
A majority of prospective students aged 18 or younger say that their main motivation for study abroad is to seek new cultura
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Canada Aims for Tech Talent, Emboldened by Immigration Worries in U.S.

Canada Aims for Tech Talent, Emboldened by Immigration Worries in U.S. | Global Trends in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Canada’s technology sector, which has long struggled to compete with sunny Silicon Valley, is capitalizing on the U.S.’s hardening stance on immigration in a bid to lure top talent.
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The Best Social Media Ad Platforms for Recruiting Students

The Best Social Media Ad Platforms for Recruiting Students | Global Trends in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Are you looking to recruit students on social media more effectively? Find out which platforms offer the right advertising options for your school’s needs.
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