03 décembre 2018

The role of HE in a politically disrupted world

By Andrée Sursock. How can higher education institutions model open, democratic and engaged communities? How can they initiate social and cultural change? Those two questions are vital in today’s world, particularly because analyses of election returns have repeatedly demonstrated the consistent impact of higher education on voting choices. More...

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02 décembre 2018

The ‘unbundling’ of the university experience – a shot across the bows

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"‘Unbundling’ is the disaggregation of different elements of a service and its discrete re-packaging and sale. As anyone flying with Ryanair will know, you buy a seat separately from any baggage allowance as well as any food and possibly, one day, access to the on-flight toilets. More...

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Re-imaging higher education funded by a graduate levy

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"Novel and radical policy ideas are a rare thing. But Johnny Rich’s new HEPI Policy note Fairer funding: the case for a graduate levy represents a truly sweeping overhaul of university financing which would change many of the fundamentals of how universities are incentivised. More...

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AI can humanize teaching—if we let it

eCampus NewsEducators should ignore the 'fear factor' around AI robots taking over teaching, and should harness the technology to improve their craft. More...

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Here’s how mixed reality is already changing teaching and learning

eCampus NewsMixed reality is helping one university produce students who are trained for the collaborative workforce. More...

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01 décembre 2018

Exploring positive autism-spectrum outcomes in higher ed

University Business Magazine logoWhile about one-third of high school students with autism now enroll in college, they are much less likely than other students, both with and without (other) disabilities, to graduate from college, national research has shown. More...

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The balance between innovation and fiduciary responsibility

University Business Magazine logoPublic institutions are constantly attempting to re-define their core missions and at the same time, regain the public's trust.  As such, there are a number of forces that have made the Higher Education landscape increasingly competitive. More...

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A star is born

University Business Magazine logoThis is the second in a trilogy of commentaries on rising Early College Stars. Our focus this month highlights successful Early College best practice case studies that optimize Early College aspiration, preparedness, and achievement. More...

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Professors are selling their plasma to pay bills. Let's hold colleges' feet to the fire

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianIf you like your coffee fair trade, why not your children’s school ‘fair labor’? Here’s a simple but effective proposal. More...

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Missing the point in graduate pay report

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThe IFS study also showed that men with degrees earned less than those without one, says Paul Hewitson. More...

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