Tag Archive | Vietnam tertiary study

The LSU Top 5 #42

This is the 42nd of our weekly links to the top 5 bits and pieces we’ve found from around the internet. (Linking doesn’t mean we necessarily agree with these articles!) Living in silos: Blindness, elephants and higher ed customer service – InsideTimsHead This piece calls for a de-siloing of universities, with departments and units being […]

Rote Learning: the best of a bad lot?

By Sam Graham and Truong Thuy Van, LSU Rote learning has a bad name in the West. Sure, we need to memorise things. An immediate grasp of times tables, for example, is useful. We also need a foundation of knowledge before we can do any serious thinking. However, encouraging rote learning or memorisation for it’s […]

The LSU Top 5 #37

This is the 37th of our weekly links to the top 5 bits and pieces we’ve found from around the internet. (Linking doesn’t mean we necessarily agree with these articles!) Students practice reading at preparatory class for university entrance exams – Vietnam Net Bridge This article reports on a class in Hanoi that had around […]

The LSU Top 5 #21

This is the 21st 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!) College: Where Free Speech Goes to Die – The Hoover Institution The author of this article argues that American universities and high schools (and, I suspect he would […]

The LSU Top 5 #16

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 […]

Hear from the graduates

By David DeBrot, LSU with Nguyen Quoc Hung and Nguyen Hong Hai Dang It’s Graduation this weekend both in Saigon and Hanoi at RMIT Vietnam. Listen to two of the top graduates and former SLAMs mentors talk about their university experience  and their advice to students and staff at this university and others. The two […]

Transitioning to university in Vietnam

By Dy Healy, LSU July – This morning, on my way to work, I saw lots of parents sitting in front of every school, waiting for their children with anxious faces. “Will my child be able to answer all the questions? Is she confident enough? Has she prepared everything she needs?” Seven years ago, my […]