Archive for June, 2017

Are MOOCs deepening divisions in higher education?

June 30, 2017

By David Santandreu Calonge – in University World News.

Massive open online courses or MOOCs have been hailed as increasing access to higher education for many, but are they creating more divisions between the developed and developing world? Lack of access to high-speed internet or wi-fi and cultural barriers such as the language of instruction are key challenges.

Check:

http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20170620153346285

Povl Tiedemann
June 2017

A collective way for faculty to transform education

June 29, 2017

By Patrick Blessinger, Barbara Cozza and Milton Cox – in University World News.

Faculty learning communities are international social networks that create new knowledge and skills and are able to respond to teacher and student needs. When combined with other high-impact inquiry-based learning practices such as research-based learning and creative learning, they can be transformational.

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http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20170620134535970

Povl Tiedemann
June 2017

Elite universities stumble in first teaching ratings – in UK

June 28, 2017

By Brendan O’Malley – in University World News.

Top research-intensive universities are among those achieving the lowest rating in the first results of the Teaching Excellence Framework – which rates teaching quality and student outcomes at universities and is believed to be the first scheme of its kind globally.
Check:

http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20170622081707280

Povl Tiedemann
June 2017

Why Wisdom Can’t Be Taught

June 27, 2017

By Manfred Kets de Vries – in INSEAD Knowledge.

In the pursuit of wisdom, executives may find themselves taking off their masks to become truly authentic and reflective leaders.

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https://knowledge.insead.edu/blog/insead-blog/why-wisdom-cant-be-taught-6456?utm_source=Content+Partners&utm_campaign=5c45eef993-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_602b84e75f-5c45eef993-250174109

Povl Tiedemann
June 2017

A model for teaching innovation in HE worldwide? – DeTao

June 26, 2017

By Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić and Sir John Daniel – in University World News.

The DeTao Masters Academy has just graduated its first cohort of students. It has been named a pioneer in the development of innovation in Chinese higher education through student-centred learning and real-world project work. But is it a useful model for other countries and is it scalable?

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http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20170621111332380

Povl Tiedemann
June 2017

How do globalisation forces affect HE systems?

June 25, 2017

By Marijk van der Wende – in University World News.

As internationalisation comes under increased scrutiny, higher education experts need to ask the big questions about the complex interplay between it and globalisation. This represents a challenge for the study of higher education systems as conceptually positioned within national state boundaries.

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http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20170620114312877

Povl Tiedemann
June 2017

US student mobility trends in a global context

June 23, 2017

By Rajika Bhandari – in University World News.

What are the key developments shaping student mobility in the United States and globally, what are the key concerns and how much impact are recent political developments, particularly the rise of nationalism around the world, having on higher education?

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http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20170613143557736

Povl Tiedemann
June 2017

Mobilising students to add value to higher education

June 22, 2017

By Simon Boehme – in University World News.

Student partnerships with universities, based on the recognition of the value of student contributions, provides a path forward for working together to ensure equity and enhance quality from within institutions rather than students protesting on the outside.

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http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20170613131611373

Povl Tiedemann
June 2017

On whitewater be prepared for aggressive self-rescue

June 21, 2017

By Margaret Andrews – in University World News.

In times of trouble higher education institutions need to ready themselves for the turbulence ahead. That means everything from gathering intelligence and understanding the terrain to creating a viable plan and getting everyone working together.

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http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20170614075306610

Povl Tiedemann
June 2017

How Higher Education Institutions Should Internationalise

June 20, 2017

By Gabriel Hawawini – in INSEAD Knowledge.

Schools that desire to be truly international should think like global companies.

Check:

https://knowledge.insead.edu/leadership-organisations/how-higher-education-institutions-should-internationalise-6431?utm_source=Content+Partners&utm_campaign=3ee5fd68b4-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_602b84e75f-3ee5fd68b4-250174109

Povl Tiedemann
June 2017