Archive | February 2013

The LSU Top 5 #20

This is the twentieth of our weekly links to the top 5 interesting bits and pieces we’ve found from around the internet. (Linking doesn’t mean we necessarily agree with these articles!) The Trouble With Online College – The New York Times This is a brief account of the problems with online learning, especially MOOCs. Although there are […]

Seven things I wish I knew at uni

By Sam Graham, LSU Regrets, I’ve had a few. But then again, too few to mention. Actually, not too few. Seven, to be precise. Seven things that I wish I could go back in time and tell my 18 year old self about how to do better at uni. Study stuff 1.       Start with Wikipedia […]

The LSU Top 5 #19

This is the nineteenth of our weekly links to the top 5 interesting bits and pieces we’ve found from around the internet. (Linking doesn’t mean we necessarily agree with these articles!) Vietnam gets to grips with its business schools – Financial Times This article gives an overview of RMIT Vietnam and the context we work […]

Improve your questioning skills – Part 2

By Truong Thuy Van, LSU This is the second in Van’s series on how to improve your questioning skills – and your learning. Click here for the first 2 tips in this series. Tip no. 3: Ask questions you think might be in exams In the last lesson of our classes, we often ask teachers […]

The LSU Top 5 #18

It’s Tet here in Vietnam. The LSU staff are away in various parts of the world climbing mountains, snorkelling, celebrating the new year and spending time with their families. BUT – the LSU blog doesn’t take a holiday – it just keeps going! This is the eighteenth of our weekly links to the top 5 interesting […]

Improve your questioning skills – Part 1

In order to keep our posts a little easier to read and more digestible, we’re splitting up our longer form posts into two parts. This week, Van focuses on how students can improve their ability to question, and therefore, to learn. By Truong Thuy Van, LSU I imagined that if I raised my hand and […]

The LSU Top 5 #17

This is the seventeenth of our weekly links to the top 5 interesting bits and pieces we’ve found from around the internet. (Linking doesn’t mean we necessarily agree with these articles!) A New World – Times Higher Education Amidst dramatic economic and demographic change, the author explores the top five trends driving major and lasting changes in Higher […]