02 mai 2017

University students to pay more as government looks to $2.8 billion saving

The ConversationThe Coalition government is seeking savings of A$2.8 billion from higher education over the budget period, in another attempt at a major shake-up of Australia’s university sector. More...

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2017 higher education reform: cuts to universities, higher fees for students

The ConversationThe government have released their proposed higher education reform.
There are some welcome initiatives, such as legislating ongoing support for the Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program (HEPPP) which supports access and equity in universities. This will be popular and is a good move for students. More...

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http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. I’ve been thinking and reading a lot about the Purdue/Kaplan purchase, and I’m still confused. 
The short version is that Purdue, a respected public university in Indiana, bought Kaplan University, a mostly online for-profit college. More...

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Higher Ed, Unite!

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/law.jpgBy Tracy Mitrano. Then, this NYT editorial: F.C.C. Invokes Internet Freedom While Trying to Kill It(If you don’t like the NYT, my apologies, although I do not think it perfect, I do believe The Times is about as good a journal of record as it gets for the U.S.)
 Now, Higher Ed Community, what do you want to do about it?
 Here are some thoughts. More...

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Small College Conversations and the Big Purdue / Kaplan Online Learning News

By Joshua Kim. Are you chatting with your campus colleagues about the big Purdue / Kaplan news?  (See Purdue's Bold Move). Read more...

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Enter the Compassionate Public Square for the Information Age

By Joshua Kim. Like many institutions, the University of Michigan was inspired by the early aspirations of the massive open online course (MOOC) movement to democratize education and, in our case, to advance our mission as a public research university. Read more...

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The French Election:

By Ariane De Gayardon. Whether the higher education system will become more inward-looking under a Le Pen presidency, or will continue to evolve in the current direction, under the leadership of Macron, remains to be seen. More...

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How Libraries Became Public II

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/library_babel_fish_blog_header.jpgBy Barbara Fister. Women had a lot to do with it, just as masculinity has a lot to do with our current tech environment.
Here’s another interesting thing about the origins of American public libraries. We have women to thank for most of them. More...

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