19 octobre 2015

Don’t forget the islands: extending Africa’s boundaries of knowledge

The ConversationBy . Think of Africa and invariably one’s thoughts stop at the shoreline of this vast continent. But the reach of terra firma extends far out into the seas surrounding Africa. To the east and west, far too easily ignored, are scattered groups of islands. More...

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US losing its dominance in global higher education market

The ConversationBy . Students have come back to college. But not all to the United States.
The idea that a student would study in another country is not a new concept. The media frequently reports on the number of international students studying in the United States. More...

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Ten sure ways countries can turn away international students

The ConversationBy . The pursuit of global mobility in a world divided up into nations invokes a fundamental dilemma. Free passage without harassment is a right we routinely expect to exercise whenever we travel abroad. More...

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Branching out: why universities open international campuses despite little reward

The ConversationBy . International branch campuses are one of the biggest reputational and financial risks universities take. They are typically established distant from the home campus’ supervision, in an environment as well as a country that is foreign, and they rarely repatriate great financial or academic riches to their home campus. More...

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Why more scientists are needed in the public square

The ConversationBy . In this presidential election season, one thing is certain: candidates will rarely – if ever – be asked what they would do to keep this nation at the forefront of science and innovation. More...

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Are assigned readings from women professors different?

The ConversationBy . Do male and female instructors differ in the way they teach international relations (IR)? New evidence suggests that they do. More...

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Universities should give more services away for free – to prove their public worth

The ConversationBy . In this context, universities need to be thinking about widening their engagement with the public. The sector needs to think what it can offer to the average taxpayer, using the breadth of its expertise to be a resource for people’s everyday lives. More...

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Why there is value in on-campus living

The ConversationBy . Does living on campus support learning and student success?
As families consider the living options available to their college students and look at the costs of college education, what might not be as evident to them is how on-campus living can actually maximize their college investment. More...

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The campus experience is changing all over the world

The ConversationBy and . With advances in technology and shifts in the demographics of people attending university, the campus experience is changing. We’re taking a look at how students have traditionally experienced university across the globe, and how that’s evolving in each region. More...

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Do teachers in Finland have more autonomy?

The ConversationBy . Imagine this: you spend a day in a typical American public school going from one classroom to another, observing what teachers do. Then you do the same in Finland. More...

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