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Using Student Response Systems to build student's Academic Self Efficacy

Today ILIaD hosted a session by Dr Fabio Aricò, a lecturer in economics at the University of East Anglia who was awarded an HEA Teaching Development Grant to disseminate some really interesting practice – … 328 more words

Student Response Systems

Should we adopt more active learning at the expense of cutting the STEM curriculum?

A few things have been troubling me recently. Do I teach too much stuff? Is teaching on my course too didactic? Am I over-reliant on knowledge transfer and passive learning? 953 more words

Higher Education

Universities and Immigration

Universities argue that any attempt to control our borders will harm universities but this is false. Many types of immigration do not affect universities and the problems that are caused in society by mass immigration can affect universities too. 1,097 more words

Student Activism is run by Selfish Lefties. Shocker?

The Huffington Post

If I would ever run for a position at a student group, the president of a student union for instance, without a doubt, the platform would unpardonably consist of anti-political correctness, anti-union despotism, and it would include a smirky message such as “working for student interests.” Surely, within minutes my candidacy would be depicted as a joke and just mind-blowing to the majority. 844 more words

Interested in working in Higher Education?

Ambitious Futures (the Graduate programme for University leadership) has extended its deadline for applications until 12 Dec. More details at www.ambitiousfutures.co.uk/assessment-process.html

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Pure Indulgence

Part of the joy of holding any sort of position of academic leadership is the need to respond quickly and imaginatively to unexpected bits of randomness appearing out of a clear blue sky. 600 more words

Musings

Are you ready to organize a webinar for your MBA programme?

All the universities and business schools offering MBA programmes in the planet have one main purpose: teach a series of content and skills to people who are interested in learning and progressing in their professional career. 580 more words

Student Recruitment