This is the sixteenth 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!) Millions of Graduates Hold Jobs That Don’t Require a College Degree, Report Says – The Chronicle According to the report “Why Are Recent College Graduates […]
By Ian Handsley The first time I used Prezi I was inflicted with a mild dose of motion sickness. It was during my first week at the LSU and David DeBrot had mentioned it in one of our many discussions about alternatives to zombie teaching practices (PowerPoint, in that instance). Having never heard of Prezi, […]
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By Matthew Cowan, LSU Followers of innovation in higher education will have by now found it almost impossible to ignore the flurry of discussion Massive Open Online Courses, commonly referred to as MOOCs, has generated recently. MOOCs have been around for a while now, but we’ve begun to pay more attention to them since MIT […]
By David DeBrot, LSU So how many articles have you seen recently on MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)? If you haven’t, no worries – here’s what a MOOC is: it’s a university course online. That’s pretty much it. The biggest fish in the pond right now is Coursera – they’ve managed to sign up some […]
By Dominic Mahon Dominic Mahon teaches at a private university in Turkey. Previously he has taught academic literacies at universities in the UK and Vietnam. What will your university look like in 20 years? The chances are that it will be radically different to the institution of today or perhaps it will not even exist […]