Higher Education News

Wonkhe’s wonky power list

The Australian - March 27, 2015 - 9:07am
Who’s who on the list; Circling for for a fight; The art of motorcycle maintenance
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Blogs and essays can complement but not replace each other, study finds

Inside Higher Ed - News - March 24, 2015 - 6:00pm

U. of Michigan researcher finds that different formats for assignments result in notably different qualities of writing.

Editorial Tags: Blogging
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A compact made in heaven (not)

The Australian - March 24, 2015 - 8:08am
MyUniversity mark II will have blanket coverage; Harmony in higher ed land; Sticking it up your ... portfolio
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Student unrest on wane thanks to democratisation

University World News - March 21, 2015 - 12:48am
These days, fewer vice-chancellors of African universities are having sleepless nights worrying about students staging violent riots and possibly clashing with a coercive one-party state security ...
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Harmonisation of higher education speeds up

University World News - March 21, 2015 - 12:44am
Delegates attending the African Higher Education Summit held in Dakar, Senegal, agreed to promote harmonisation of the continent's higher education systems through accreditation and mutual recogni ...
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Producing unemployable graduates wastes time and money

University World News - March 21, 2015 - 12:42am
Producing university graduates with degrees and skills that have limited practical use in Africa's job markets constitutes a massive waste of time and money, according to Bridget Crompton, a senio ...
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LSE students challenge university 'corporatisation'

University World News - March 21, 2015 - 12:39am
A group of 20 or more students have begun an occupation of a key administration room at the London School of Economics in protest against "profit-driven education".

The group describes itself a ...
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Region heading for HE 'powerhouse' status

University World News - March 21, 2015 - 12:34am
Many Asian countries have been setting ambitious goals to expand and improve their higher education sectors to respond to their growing aspirational middle class and as a result are on the way to ...
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Blacklisted scholar receives 'best research work' award

University World News - March 20, 2015 - 11:00pm
Plagiarism at the higher education level has been an open secret, with many suspected plagiarists holding senior faculty positions in different universities across the country. But in a comical tu ...
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Chicago community college quickly improves completion rates

Inside Higher Ed - News - March 19, 2015 - 6:00pm

Kennedy-King College in Chicago increased completion rates by 50 percent in five years, earning a new Aspen Institute award for the community college, which enrolls mostly low-income and minority students.

Editorial Tags: Curriculum
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