Students Demand Wired Campus

Increased fees = increased demands: About 1,000 existing and prospective students and some 50 lecturers were canvassed for the Digital Campus report. More than half the students (58 per cent) say having access to computers and the latest software is one of the most important factors when choosing an institution – more so than having well-qualified and accessible lecturers (53 per cent). About half the students questioned (45 per cent) point to increased fees when asked to Continue Reading →

The Physical Campus: On its way out?

There’s lots of debate as to what the 21st century classroom will grow to look like, and Times Higher Education picks up another story suggesting that the physical campus will become a thing of the past, as students log in when/where they want: The traditional university model is unlikely to survive the next 50 years because teaching, examinations and student social life will be offered separately on an “a la carte” basis, the British Council’s annual Continue Reading →