20 septembre 2015

Sourcing ideas for digital technologies that students actually want

Paul Bailey on why Jisc goes directly to the learners themselves when looking for digital innovations. More...

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Is economics a sexist science?

Victoria Bateman looks at the gender mix within economics and details her own attempts to encourage more women into the discipline. More...

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The pleasures (and surprises) of interviewing academics

By Matthew Reisz. Tomorrow’s issue of Times Higher Education includes my extended interview with the fascinating American cultural critic Mark Edmundson, university professor of English at the University of Virginia. More...

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Quality assessment must be more than a tick-box process

Hefce chief Madeleine Atkins on what a simpler, less burdensome QA system might look like. More...

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The end of the line for validating institutions?

By Nick Hillman. Is Jo Johnson eyeing an alternative approach? Nick Hillman thinks he is, despite the system’s proven advantages. More...

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News blog: what it is like to study in a Chinese university

By David Matthews. Having attended classes in Shanghai for a year, David Matthews returns a little more sceptical about education in the country. More...

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There is no contest between academic and administrative staff

By Kathryn Fowler. Kathryn Fowler speaks up for the benefits of collaboration among university employees. Statistics are easy to manipulate, and nothing creates a good headline like raising the spectre of a university overrun by administrators. More...

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News blog: what's the difference between Oxford and Cambridge?

By John Morgan. John Morgan looks at the differences between Cambridge and Oxford on the £9,000 tuition cap - and the idea of 'going private'. More...

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State school students outperform those from private schools at university

By Chris Havergal. Students who went to a state school are more likely to leave university with a first or 2:1 than graduates who went to a private school, an analysis of degree outcomes reveals. More...

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Government names universities hosting 'extremist' speakers

By David Matthews. Move comes as universities minister criticises National Union of Students for failing to back new rules to curb ‘extremist’ speakers on campus. More...

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