Excellent piece in the Guardian today about how ‘online learning’ is not ‘second class’, but how it really aids learning in the 21st century: That’s something I share in common with my students. They aren’t unusual either. They just choose to study online because the flexibility suits them. Online higher education means students can combine […]
Researching Social Media in Education: What can we learn? View more PowerPoint from Steve Wheeler Such a good presentation, it made it to the front page of Slideshare!
“Open learning and new technology are about to smash the structure of the modern university – and higher education is too distracted by its funding problems to notice. Peter Smith, the senior vice-president of academic strategies and development for private US firm Kaplan Higher Education, said online access to university courses would end the model […]
The University of Bath pioneered all-day opening during term-time when its library was refurbished in 1996. Gavin Rea, the deputy librarian, said that for the past two years “it has been open 24 hours a day for 365 days a year, as many overseas students are unable to go home for Christmas”. Since the library […]
US college list claims to get under the cultural skin of the Class of 2014. Sarah Cunnane reports Scholars wishing to keep their finger on the pulse – or simply to avoid being seen as an old relic by their students – have been given a helping hand by US academics. Beloit College has released […]